Why Are We So Ashamed of Our Women Heroes?
Charles Clymer • July 2013
Society tells us young men can’t think of women as role models, unless they’re a family member, whereas young women can admire and seek to emulate anyone, regardless of gender.
Women Composers: Notes from the Musical Margins
Fiona Maddocks • March 2011
A week of events to celebrate International Women’s Day only highlights the fact that classical music – and composing in particular – remains a curiously male preserve. But the exceptions are growing in number…
Women Composers in Carnatic Music to get Due Recognition
Pamela Raghunath • March 2005
For the first time, women’s contribution through the centuries to South Indian classical music will be acknowledged and honoured at a presentation on the eve of International Women’s Day.
Women of Note: Composers for the Music History Canon
Jean Kreiling • June 1996
A journal article about three notable women composers, Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, Marianne Martinez, and Louise Farrenc.
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