English composer Ruth Gipps was born in 1921. Gipps founded two orchestras focusing on music by living composers, and she fought for the place of women among contemporary composers, conductors, and performers until her death in 1999.
On today's show, hear a piece that conductor Jessica Horsley describes as "...the sort of music that just makes everything alright in the world. It heals all wounds", the Symphony No. 2 by Ruth Gipps.
Paquito D'Rivera: Four Pieces for Brass Quintet: El Cura
Album: New Standards
Ruth Gipps: Symphony No. 2 Op. 30
Basel Sinfonietta | Jessica Horsley, conductor
Casino, Bern, Switzerland
Astor Piazzolla, arr. Dorival Puccini: Suite del Angel
Chamberfest Cheboygan, Cheboygan Opera House, Cheboygan, MI
Edvarg Grieg: Two Nordic Melodies Op. 63 No. 1: I folkstonestil (In Folk Style)
Trondheimsolistene | Oyvind Gimse, conductor
Album: In Folk Style
Label: 2L 68
Samuel Barber: Sonata for Cello and Piano in C minor Movement 2: Adagio-Presto
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello | Isata Kanneh Mason, piano
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio, Op. 97 "Archduke": Movements 3-4
Orion Weiss, piano | Yura Lee, violin | Clive Greensmith, cello
Chamber Music Society Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Ruperto Chapi: String Quartet No. 1 in G Major: Movements 2-3
The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, FL
Samuel Barber: Summer Music, Op. 31
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute | Stephen Taylor, oboe | Sebastian Manz, clarinet | Peter Kolkay, bassoon | Radovan Vlatkovic, horn
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA
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