Orchestral Sampler

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Movements or excerpts by women composers from the 18th C to the early 20th C. This CD contains excerpts presented for educational purposes.

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Movements or excerpts by women composers from the 18th C to the early 20th C. This CD contains excerpts presented for educational purposes.

Track Listing

  1. Talestri: Regina Delle Amazoni (Opera, 1760) Sinfonia. Maria Antonia Walpurgis. Batsdorfer Hofkapelle. KammerTon (BayerRecords), 1998. CD available through Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy . Baroquen Treasures: Bay Area Women’s Philharmonic (later The Women’s Philharmonic), dir. JoAnn Falletta. 1990, Newport Classics. (tracks 2, 3, & 4)
  2. Marianne Martines, Sinfonia in C (1770) Allegro con spirito.
  3. Camilla de Rossi, Sinfonia from “Il Sacrifizio de Abramo” (1709) Alla breve.
  4. Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Cantata No. 4, “Jonas” (1708) Air.
  5. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel — Overture (1830) The Women’s Philharmonic, dir. JoAnn Falletta, (near end of slow intro, to recapitulation). Koch 1992, reissued 2008.
  6. Louise Farrenc — Symphony no. 3 in G minor (1847). Mvt. I, Adagio/Allegro. Orchestre de Bretagne, dir. Stefan Sanderling. Disques Pierre Verany 2001. Also recorded on the CPO label. Score publ. by Heinrichshofen Verlag, distr. Sheetmusicplus.com.
  7. Germaine Tailleferre. Concertino for Harp and Orch (1927), Rondo. The Women’s Phil., dir. JoAnn Falletta. Gillian Benet, harp. Koch 1992, reissued 2008.
  8. Alice Mary Smith. Symphony in A minor (1876), Allegro. London Mozart Players, dir. Howard Shelley. Chandos, 2005. Score published by A-R Editions.
  9. Augusta Holmès. Andromède, poème symphonique (1883). Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic, Samuel Friedmann, dir. Naxos / Marco Polo, 1994.
  10. Amy Beach, Symphony in E min. “Gaelic.” (1896), end of Mvt. 4. Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Kenneth Schermerhorn, dir. Naxos, 2002.
  11. Florence Price, Symphony No. 3, C Minor (1940). Mvt. III. Juba. The Women’s Philharmonic, dir. Apo Hsu. Koch 2000, soon to be reissued.
  12. Ethel Smyth, The Wreckers (Opera, 1906). Prelude. BBC Phil. Odaline de la Martinez, dir. Conifer Classics, (1994), available at Arkivmusic.com
  13. Ethel Smyth, Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra (1927), BBC Phil. Dir. Odaline de la Martinez; Sophie Langdon, vn; Richard Watkins, hn. Chandos, 1996.
  14. Vitěsláva Kaprálova, Partita, Op. 20, mvt. 1 (1938-9). Czech Symph Orch of Brno, dir. František Jílek; Jirí Skovajsa, piano. Studio Matouš, 1998. For more info see www.kapralova.org.
  15. Rebecca Clarke, Sonata for Viola and Orchestra (1919, orchestrated 2006 by Ruth Lomon); distr. by the Rebecca Clarke Society www.rebeccaclarke.org Mvt. II, Vivace. Peter Sulski, viola; Ian Watson, dir. June 8, 2007.

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