Feminine Fusion

Series produced by WCNY

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Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Composer/announcer Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, and every week showcases some of these remarkable women.

Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, showcasing these remarkable women every week.

Each episode centers around a broad theme, and feature composers, conductors, performers, or teachers. The music presented spans the centuries, from Kassia to Pulitzer Prize-winner Du Yun, with host Diane Jones providing background and insight into the music and individuals you'll hear.

In addition to hosting Feminine Fusion, Diane Jones is the live mid-day host every Monday through Friday on WCNY-FM in Syracuse. She is also a composer, receiving a Billy Joel Fellowship to complete her Masters of Music in Composition. She can be found on stage as well, playing Brazilian drums or her contrabass flute, and hosting pre-show talks with Syracuse Opera. All of this brings a personal touch to her shows.

The program is NPR news compatible. Listeners may contact her at Diane.Jones@wcny.org.
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Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, showcasing these remarkable women every week.Each episode centers around a broad theme, and feature composers, conductors, performers, or teachers. The music presented spans the centuries, from Kassia to Pulitzer Prize-winner Du Yun, with host Diane Jones providing background and insight into the music and individuals you'll hear. In addition to hosting Feminine Fusion, Diane Jones is the live mid-day host every Monday through Friday on WCNY-FM in Syracuse. She is also a composer, receiving a Billy Joel Fellowship to... Show full description


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Time to add another block to our growing Patchwork Quilt of women's music!

  • Added: Jul 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Works by women from the Romantic era

  • Added: Jul 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Music by women inspired by the spirit and history surrounding American Independence Day.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Works from women playing violin, cello, even viola da gamba.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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There is something special about women's voices raised together in song. This week, we feature women's vocal ensembles.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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From a cool, gentle rain to an earth-shuddering thunderstorm, this week - music inspired by Thunder and Rain.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Desert sand and bright sun - that is the inspiration for the works on this week's program.

  • Added: May 28, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Works and performances by women celebrating the spring.

  • Added: May 24, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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More and more women are being recognized for their contributions to film and theater music. We'll hear some of that this week.

  • Added: May 17, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Time to add another block to our Patchwork Quilt of women's music!

  • Added: May 10, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Music composed by women from the Renaissance and Baroque eras

  • Added: May 03, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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It is fascinating to watch an organist play. Hands and feet fly over multiple keyboards, surrounded by pipes that are barely an inch high, and up ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Earth. Air. Fire. Water. The building blocks of the world around us. This week, music inspired by the elements.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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More and more women are taking up the conductor's baton and stepping up to the podium to lead.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Women playing drums, gongs, sticks, and stones. This week, the vast sound world of percussion.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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We've travelled to all points on the compass, and now it's time to head home. This week, music from women all across the US.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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We continue our trip around the world with with a look to the west, and the European traditions we think of as "classical" music from women.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, music from women whose roots lie in the east - China, Japan, India and Korea.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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We continue our trek around the world! This week, we head to the southern hemisphere.

  • Added: Mar 08, 2024
  • Length: 58:30