Women composers Archive
A fascinating collection of music by women composers. A feast for the mind and the ear! NOTHING PROVED – New works for viols, voice and electronics – Music by Hildegard Von Bingen, Kristin Norderval, Tawnie Olson, Frances White – PARTHENIA (viol consort)/ Beverly Au, bass viol/ Lawrence Lipnik, tenor viol/ Rosamund Morley, treble viol/ Lisa […]
Where Are All the Women in Classical Music? – There is a large dearth of women in leadership roles in classical music. The October listing of classical events in the NY Times had only one piece composed by a woman and one piece conducted by a woman. Women have tended to be well-represented in the […]
“British Women Composers” = ETHEL SMYTH: Violin Sonata in A Minor; ELIZABETH MACONCHY: Three Preludes; IRÈNE REGINA WIENIAWKA: Violin Sonata; PHYLLIS TATE: Triptych; ETHEL BARNS: La Chasse – Clare Howick, violin / Sophia Rahman, piano – Naxos
The sparkling performances may be the best thing about this disc.