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"Surviving: Women's Words" (Centaur Records CRC3490)
from Ensemble for These Times (E4TT)
and the Jewish Music & Poetry Project(JMPP)
McGuinness, Dale Tsang, piano, and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello
has won a Silver Medal in the 2016 Global Music Awards
and has been submitted for the 59th Grammy Awards.
Music by 19th and 20th century women composers
Available on Centaur Recordings.
Recorded by the Athena Trio:
FABULOUS FEMMES ....now in its second pressing on Centaur Recordings... Germaine Tailleferre, Margaret Garwood,
the CD contains works by Louise Talma,
Lili Boulanger, Clara Schumann, Libby Larsen,
Jean Coulthard, and Fanny Hensel.
ChamberMusic magazine has listed it in its "New and Noteworthy" section, and says that it is, "...perfect for the song recital lover."
CDs can be purchased from
1. Louise Talma, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird, soprano, flute & piano
2. Lili Boulanger, D'un matin de printemps, flute & piano
3. Libby Larsen, Cowboy Songs, soprano & piano
Lift me into heaven slowly
Billy the Kid
5. Clara Wieck Schumann, Das Veilchen, soprano & piano
6. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Schwanenlied, soprano & piano
7. Clara Wieck Schumann, Romance, flute & piano (arr.)
8. Germaine Tailleferre, Six chansons françaises, soprano & piano
Non, la fidélité
Souvent un air de verité
Mon mari m'a diffamée
Vrai Dieu, qui m'y confortera
On a dit mal de mon ami
Les trois présents
9. Margaret Garwood, Six Japanese Songs, soprano, flute, & piano<>
Two White Butterflies
Nanette McGuinness, soprano, Jan Robert-Hayden, flute, Sylvie Beaudette, piano
A CD of live performances of music by William Ludtke
Includes "Li Bai Songs," Op. 134,
for voice, flute, and string trio, sung by Nanette McGuinness.
Ludtke's "Li Bai Songs" were written for and dedicated to
McGuinness and the Athena Trio in 2000 &
were premiered by McGuinness in CA in 2001.
To order, contact the composer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo credits: All photos on this web site except those in the photo gallery, are by Russ Fischella.