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Femina

Label: Tzadik
Released: 2010
Track listing: Femina.

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John Zorn: Femina

Read "Femina" reviewed by Martin Longley


There are two notable elements to this album, before even listening to its contents. One is that composer John Zorn has created a work that pays tribute to female creators (his name checks include Yoko Ono, Agatha Christie and Joan Of Arc). The other is that he's making a return to his fabled file-card system of ...

Album

Femina

Label: Tzadik
Released: 2009
Track listing: Femina-part one; Femina-part two; Femina-part three; Femina-end titles.

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John Zorn: Femina

Read "Femina" reviewed by Mark Corroto


John Zorn returns to his famous “file card" technique of composing with Femina, a disc he wrote and conducts with an all-woman lineup, dedicated to women in the arts. Among those honored here are Meredith Monk, Simone de Beauvoir, Frida Kahlo, Madame Blavatsky, Isadora Duncan, Hélène Cixous, Gertrude Stein, Abe Sada, Sylvia Plath, Louise Bourgeois, Margaret ...

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John Zorn: Femina

Read "Femina" reviewed by Troy Collins


Composer, bandleader and Tzadik label founder John Zorn has long honored women in the arts, through dedications such as “Redbird" (for Agnes Martin), “Duras" (for Marguerite Duras) and “In the Very Eye of Night" (for Maya Deren), and through Tzadik's Oracles Series, which “celebrates the diversity and creativity of women in experimental music." Femina is his ...


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