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Compositrices: New Light on French Romantic Women Composers

An extensive collection highlighting the many overlooked Romantic composers of nineteenth-century France.

This eight-CD set of under-performed compositions by twenty-one French women. The range of chamber music, orchestral works, piano pieces and songs captures Romantic nineteenth-century France with composers such as Marie Jaëll, Pauline Viardot, Louise Farrenc and Mel Bonis to the lesser known Charlotte Sohy, Marthe Grumbach, Hedwige Chrétien and Madeleine Lemariey.

With several hundred performers, soloists include soprano Anaïs Constans,tenor Cyrille Dubois, pianist Roberto Prosseda, and mezzo-soprano Aude Extrémo.

We feature Marie Jaëll’s Voix du printemps: No.2, Dans le sentier in our playlist Weekend Classics.

An Old Hall Ladymass

Grammy nominated vocal ensemble Trio Mediæval explore the historically significant 15th century Old Hall Manuscript.

I Hope You Can Forgive Me

Madison McFerrin explores intimate themes on her debut full-length album featuring her father, jazz icon Bobby McFerrin.

An Englishman Abroad

Renowned period ensemble La Serenissima celebrates the life and work of Nicola Matteis the Younger and composers of the Carolean Age.

The Forest in Me

Xylouris White explore Cretan music of original and traditional composition in their fifth album reflecting on isolation and intimate inner emotions.

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