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A Concert by the Bay Area Women's Philharmonic

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 78 min
Event Type: Music  

A recording of a concert given by the Bay Area Women’s Philharmonic featuring three works by women composers, Ethel Smyth, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, and Diane Thome, as well as one work Paul Hindemith. Recorded at the First Congregational Church in San Francisco on October 21, 1989. Founded in 1981 by Miriam Abrams, Elizabeth Seja Min and Nan Washburn, the Bay Area Women's Philharmonic, (later known as The Women's Philharmonic ), specialized in performing music by woman composers. Before its official disbandment in 2004 the orchestra premiered over 130 compositions, many of which it had commissioned.

Part 1 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  Overture to Les Naufrageurs (“The Wreckers”) (1902-04) (10:00) / Ethel Smyth -- Concerto Romantico, for viola (1957) (23:30) / Peggy Glanville-Hicks -- The Golden Messengers: In 8 short movements (1985) (15:00) / Diane Thome
Performers:  Bay Area Woman’s Philharmonic
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Geraldine Walther, viola (Concerto)
Genres:  20th Century Classical; Orchestral Music
Subject:  20th century classical; Woman composers; Overtures; Concertos (Viola); Orchestral music
People:  Smyth, Ethel, 1858-1944; Glanville-Hicks, Peggy; Walther, Geraldine; Thome, Diane, 1942-; Falletta, JoAnn
Recording Date:  10/21/1989
 
Part 2 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber (1943) (22:00) / Paul Hindemith
Performers:  Bay Area Woman’s Philharmonic
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Genres:  20th Century Classical; Orchestral Music
Subject:  20th century classical; Orchestral music
People:  Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963; Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826; Falletta, JoAnn
Recording Date:  10/21/1989
 
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