1998 Fisk/Minato Mirai Concert Hall, Yokohama, Japan
1998 Fisk/Minato Mirai Concert Hall, Yokohama, Japan

Women First #2109

. . . from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, music by women composers and performers.

Hour One

JOHANNA SENFTER2 Chorale-preludes, fr Op. 70 (Mach dich mein Geist bereit & Nun ruhen alle Wälder)Christa Rakich (2008 Richards, Fowkes/Goodson Chapel, Duke University, Durham, NC) Loft 1139

THEOPHANE HYTREKRhapsody of PraiseSheri Masiakowski (2011 Schantz-Kimball-Kilgen/Church of the Gesu, Milwaukee, WI) PD Archive (r. 12/17/20)

LIBBY LARSENLlif (Flow) –Caron Farmer (1928-2009 Austin/St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Muskegon, MI) PD Archive (r. 5/21/20)

CHELSEA CHEN:  Chorale-prelude on BetholdChelsea Chen (1877 Johnson/Chapel of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mankato, MN) PD Archive (r. 8/8/17)

SHARON J. WILLISExodusSarah Simko (1992 Pilzecker/Cathedral of St. Paul, Detroit, MI) Living Voices 1001

MARGARET SANDRESKYVariations on Morning StarIlona Kubiaczyk Adler (2006 Richards, Fowkes/Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, Scottsdale, AZ) PD Archive (r. 11/20/20)

Filler – HYTREK (see above)

Hour Two

SOLFA CARLIILE: Silver Tree FanfareEllie Lovegrove, trumpet; Richard Moore (1994 Nicholson/Cathedral of St. Thomas, Portsmouth, England) Convivium 039

HINA SAKAMOTOKuhon Raigo-zu IV (On Cloud; To the door; The pure land) –Ayano Tanaka, soprano; Hatsumi Miura (1998 Fisk/Minato Mirai Concert Hall, Yokohama, Japan) PD Archive (r. 11/18/20)

Sakamoto’s score was commissioned by Kenmin Hall in Yokohama and premiered there by Hatsumi Miura on July 13, 2019, playing the 30-stop Klais organ.  

RACHEL LAURINSymphony No. 1, Op. 36Isabelle Demers (1921-2006 Casavant/Holy Angels Church, Lachine, Quebec) Acis 61256

Filler – LAURIN (see above)

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