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This episode of 'Extra Eclectic' features music by Caroline Shaw.
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Women's history, women's present

Extra Eclectic - March 27, 2024

As we wrap up four weeks of music celebrating Women's History Month, it feels impossible to fit in everything we want to feature by the amazing women composers working today. Steve Seel brings us especially compelling pieces by Caroline Shaw (from her work To The Hands), Lithuanian composer Raminta Serksnyte (This Too Shall Pass), and works from two contemporary Iranian women composers: Mahdis Golzar Kashani and Gity Razaz.


Mkhammas Suite: Ya Fajr
Layale Chaker
Layale Chaker, violin
In a Circle 11

And the Moses Drowned
Mahdis Golzar Kashani
Katherine Bormann, violin
New Focus 367

To the Hands: Ever Ever Ever
Caroline Shaw
Donald Nally, conductor
The Crossing
Innova 912

Four Haikus
Gity Razaz
Duo Noire
New Focus 210

Perpetual Spark
Alex Shapiro
Fifth House Ensemble
Cedille 148

Carrot Revolution
Gabriella Smith
Aizuri Quartet
New Amsterdam 104

Three Poems by Fricis Barda: Prayer
Maija Einfelde
Marcus Creed, conductor
SWR Vocal Ensemble Stuttgart
SWR 19087

After Memory
Eleni Karaindrou
Kim Kashkashian, viola
ECM 2220

This too shall pass
Raminta Serksnyte
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer, violin
ECM 2745

heart rituals.
Caroline Davis
Jennifer Koh, violin
Cedille 3011

Asha Srinivasan
Pan Pacific Ensemble
Albany 1772

Last Hour Story
Julia Kent
Julia Kent, cello
Leaf 106 

Death Wish
Gemma Peacocke
Third Coast Percussion
Cedille 224

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