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Extra Eclectic

Women lead the way

Extra Eclectic - March 8

For centuries, classical music was an "old boys club," its ranks of composers and even orchestras limited to men. Fortunately, a lot has changed, and while there's still much work to be done, women have made great inroads into the world of composing. On this edition of Extra Eclectic, we cap off our celebration of International Women's Day with two hours of some of the bigger female names in modern classical music , including Meredith Monk, Clarice Assad, Missy Mazzoli, María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Anna Clyne and many more.

Episode Playlist

On Seven-Star-Shoes
Julia Wolfe (Composer)
Never Sing Before Breakfast (Album)
Quintet Of The Americas (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 4:44

Cristina Spinei (Composer)
Apm Commission (Album)
Alicia Enstrom, violin (Soloist)
Duration: 11:04

Judith Weir (Composer)
Sixteen Contemporary Love Songs (Album)
William Howard, piano (Soloist)
Duration: 3:10

María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir (Composer)
Clockworking (Album)
Nordic Affect (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 7:32

Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres)
Missy Mazzoli (Composer)
Tim Weiss (Conductor)
Mazzoli: Dark With Excessive Bright (Album)
Arctic Philharmonic (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 8:38

Light in Darkness
Kerensa Briggs (Composer)
Images (Album)
Anna Lapwood, organ (Soloist)
Duration: 4:28

Memory Game: Migration
Meredith Monk (Composer)
Meredith Monk: Memory Game (Album)
Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 7:40

Dance: In your blood
Anna Clyne (Composer)
Marin Alsop (Conductor)
Clyne: Dance - Elgar: Cello Concerto (Album)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Inbal Segev, cello (Soloist)
Duration: 5:32

Sin Fronteras
Clarice Assad (Composer)
Mei-Ann Chen (Conductor)
Project W: Works By Diverse Women Composers (Album)
Chicago Sinfonietta (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 13:30

We Will Sing One Song
Eve Beglarian (Composer)
With Malice Toward None (Album)
Apollo Chamber Players (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Joan Derhovsepian, viola (Soloist)
Duration: 17:50

Issam Rafea/Gao Hong (Composer)
From Our World To Yours (Album)
Issam Rafea, oud (Soloist)
Duration: 2:47

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