Sarah Cahill, piano – The Future is Female, Vol. 1, ‘In Nature’

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The Future is Female is a three volume series, which celebrates and highlights women composers from the 17th century to the present day. These recordings feature more than 70 compositions by women around the globe and includes many première recordings.

Composers in the series include Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, Maria de Alvear, Galina Ustvolskaya, Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Florence Price, Hannah Kendall, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Kui Dong, Meredith Monk, Vítězslava Kaprálová, Deirdre Gribbin, Fannie Charles Dillon, and many others.

The three volumes are:
Vol. 1: In Nature
Vol. 2: At Play
Vol. 3: The Dance
Released 4 March 2022
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Sarah Cahill piano

The Future is Female, Vol. 1, ‘In Nature’

Anna BON (1739/40– after 1767)
Keyboard Sonata in B minor, Op. 2, No. 5 (1757) [3]
1. I. Allegro moderato
2.  II. Adagio non molto
3. III. Allegro

Fanny MENDELSSOHN (1805–1847)
4 Lieder, Op. 8 (1846)
4. I. Lied: Allegro moderato
5. III. Lied: Larghetto

Teresa CARREÑO (1853–1917)
6. Un rêve en mer (A Dream at Sea) – Etude-méditation (1868)

Leokadiya KASHPEROVA (1872–1940)
Au sein de la nature (In the Midst of Nature):
7. III. Le murmure des blés (The Murmur of the Wheat) (1910) [2]

Fannie Charles DILLON (1881–1947)
8 Descriptive Pieces, Op. 20:
8. No. 2, Birds at Dawn (1917)

Vítězslava KAPRÁLOVÁ (1915–1940)
Dubnová preludia (April Preludes), Op. 13 (1937)
9. No. 1. Allegro ma non troppo
10. No. 3. Andante semplice

Agi JAMBOR (1909–1997)
Piano Sonata: To the Victims of Auschwitz (1949) [1]
11. I. Allegro appassionato
12. II. Epitaph: Andante teneramente
13. III. Allegro

Eve BEGLARIAN (1958–)
(text: Ruth Crawford Seeger, 1901–1953)
14.  Fireside (2001) [2]
Sarah Cahill voice

Deirdre GRIBBIN (1967–)
15. Unseen (2017) [2]

Mary D. WATKINS (1939–)
16. Summer Days (2020) [2]

Première recording [1]
Première commercial recordings [2]
Première recording on piano [3]

Recording venue: St. Stephen’s Church, Belvedere, California, 15–28 August 2021
Produced and recorded by Matt Carr