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June 2022 Newsletter

Watch and listen to our June 2022 newsletter - a special feature on women composers

 

Classical Music Daily publishes an occasional newsletter, often on the first day of each month. Here is our June 2022 newsletter, No 158, Women Composers. It runs for an hour, and you can watch and listen to it here:

Watch and listen — June 2022 Classical Music Daily Newsletter :

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These links below complement the contents of the newsletter. This month we have a particularly wide ranging set of links, You can use them to discover more about those taking part and some of the subjects mentioned:

Links connected to people taking part in our discussion

WOMEN OF NOTE, BY DIANA AMBACHE

HILARY TANN

VICTORIA BOND

GAIL WEIN - CLASSICAL MUSIC COMMUNICATIONS

HALIDA DINOVA - CONCERT PIANIST

NATALIE ARTEMAS-POLAK - PROOFING AND EDITING

NATALIE ARTEMAS-POLAK AT CLASSICAL MUSIC DAILY

JOHN DANTE PREVEDINI

JOHN DANTE PREVEDINI AT CLASSICAL MUSIC DAILY

GIUSEPPE PENNISI

DAVID ARDITTI

DAVID ARDITTI AT CLASSICAL MUSIC DAILY

LONDON COMPOSERS FORUM

HARROW SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

Female composer resources

MATT AND LUCY'S ARTICLE ABOUT MARGARET RUTHVEN LANG

THE LADIES SPEAK - MATT SPANGLER'S PODCAST

THE AMBACHE CHARITABLE TRUST

INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MUSIC

NEW YORK WOMEN COMPOSERS INC

DONNE - WOMEN IN MUSIC
This includes 'the big list' of more than 5,000 women composers, indexed by century and by genre

AMBACHE RECORDINGS - YOUTUBE CHANNEL

THE NORTON/GROVE DICTIONARY OF WOMEN COMPOSERS

WOMEN COMPOSERS BY TIME PERIOD - OXFORD MUSIC ONLINE

VACHE BAROQUE FESTIVAL
Celebrating the work of women composers of the baroque era, with new videos every two weeks, from Sunday 22 May onwards.

BOULANGER INITIATIVE

CLASSICAL MUSIC DAILY'S ARTICLES ABOUT WOMEN COMPOSERS

COMPOSITRICE PINBOARD
Michelle Monette's links to works streamed online by nearly 3,300 female composers

MIMO
Site in French by Michelle Monette about streamed classical music by women from all periods

LEONARDA CLASSICAL RECORDINGS
A record label which released recordings specifically of music by women composers. (Leonarda Productions Inc ceased operations in June 2019.)

 

Women composer websites and biographies

HARRIETT ABRAMS

JULIA ADOLPHE

GRACIELA AGUDELO

ELEANOR ALBERGA

AMANDA ALDRIDGE

VITTORIA ALEOTTI

LIANA ALEXANDRA

BETH ANDERSON

CLAUDE ARRIEU

SUE ASTON

LERA AUERBACH

JANICE G AUGUSTUS

NAN AVANT

GRAŻYNA BACEWICZ

AGATHE BACKER GRØNDAHL

MARION BAUER

AMY BEACH

EMILY BEAR

KATIA BEAUGEAIS

ALISON BERRY

HILDEGARD VON BINGEN

JUDITH BINGHAM

ANNA BON DI VENEZIA

VICTORIA BOND

MARGARET BONDS

MEL BONIS

HENRIËTTE BOSMANS

LINDA BOUCHARD

LILI BOULANGER

NADIA BOULANGER

JOSÉPHINE BOULAY

ANNE BOYD

INA BOYLE

ANNA AMALIA VON BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL

CHARLOTTE BRAY

KERENSA BRIGGS

MARGARET BROUWER

DIANA BURRELL

FRANCESCA CACCINI

JULIA SCOTT CAREY

TERESA CARREÑO

DOREEN CARWITHEN

MADALENA CASULANA

HELEN CHADWICK

CÉCILE CHAMINADE

ALICE CHARBONNET-KELLERMANN

CAROLINE CHARRIÈRE

UNSUK CHIN

REBECCA CLARKE

JEAN COULTHARD

MABEL DANIELS

ALMA DEUTSCHER

KIM DIEHNELT

EMILY DOOLITTLE

MADELEINE DRING

ANNE DUDLEY

LESIA DYCHKO

ADRIENNE ELISHA

JOANNA ESTELLE

LOUISE FARRENC

VIVIAN FINE

ALISSA FIRSOVA

ELENA FIRSOVA

JEAN BELMONT FORD

RACHAEL FORSYTH

CHERYL FRANCES-HOAD

GABRIELA LENA FRANK

NANCY GALBRAITH

RUTH GIPPS

PEGGY GLANVILLE-HICKS

JULIA GOMELSKAYA

MARÍA GRANILLO GONZÁLEZ

PHAMIE GOW

MARIE GRANDVAL

SOFIA GUBAIDULINA

MONIKA GURAK

TARA GURAM

BARBARA HARBACH

CHARLOTTE HARDING

JENNIFER HIGDON

FIONA HILL

AUGUSTA HOLMÈS

IMOGEN HOLST

KATHERINE HOOVER

MONICA HOUGHTON

DANI HOWARD

MARY HOWE

ELISABETH-CLAUDE JACQUET DE LA GUERRE

VICTORIA JORDANOVA

SUSAN KANDER

VÍTĚZSLAVA KAPRÁLOVÁ

KASSIA

ELENA KATS-CHERNIN

DEBORAH KAVASCH

ZOË KEATING

HELEN KEMP

NASTASIA KHRUSHCHEVA

BARBARA KOLB

SHRUTI KUMAR

LORI LAITMAN

LIZ LANE

MARGARET RUTHVEN LANG

LIBBY LARSEN

ELODIE LAUTEN

NICOLA LEFANU

JEAN LESAGE

EMILY LEVY

TSVETELINA LIKOVA

ISABELLA LEONARDA

LIZA LIM

IVANA LOUDOVÁ

ALEXINA LOUIE

CARLA LUCERO

JANICE MACAULAY

CECILIA McDOWALL

HELEN MacKINNON

ELIZABETH MACONCHY

MARY MAGEAU

ESTER MÄGI

JOANNA MARSH

MARIANNA MARTINES

MIYA MASAOKA

EMILIE MAYER

MISSY MAZZOLI

NATALIYA MEDVEDOVSKAYA

BETH MEHOCIC

FANNY MENDELSSOHN

JESSIE MONTGOMERY

LAURA MOODY

ALYSSA MORRIS

MARIA ANNA MOZART

THEA MUSGRAVE

PREETHA NARAYANAN

ANGÉLICA NEGRÓN

KRISTIN NORDERVAL

LYNN NORRIS

LORETTA K NOTARESCHI

ADELE AUS DER OHE

PAULINE OLIVEROS

MARÍA LUISA OZAITA

SONIA PAÇO-ROCCHIA

ROXANNA PANUFNIK

RHIA PARKER

ALLA PAVLOVA

DORA PEJAČEVIĆ

ELECTRA PERIVOLARIS

JULIA PERRY

ZENOBIA POWELL PERRY

MARIA XAVERIA PERUCHONA

JENNI PINNOCK

PEGGY POLIAS

JOCELYN POOK

RACHEL PORTMAN

FLORENCE PRICE

APHRODITE RAICKOPOULOU

SHRUTHI RAJASEKAR

SANTA RATNIECE

JULIANE REICHARDT

LOUISE REICHARDT

HENRIETTE RENIÉ

MARGA RICHTER

JEAN RITCHIE

MARY RODGERS

CLOTILDE ROSA

ELENA RUEHR

KAIJA SAARIAHO

JUDITH SAINTE CROIX

CLARA SCHUMANN

LAURA SCHWENDINGER

RUTH CRAWFORD SEEGER

CECILIA SEGHIZZI

JEANNE ELLISON SHAFFER

ALEX SHAPIRO

JUDITH SHATIN

CAROLINE SHAW

ALICE SHIELDS

ARLENE SIERRA

SHEILA SILVER

NINA SIMONE

UNDINE SMITH MOORE

ETHEL SMYTH

SARAH KIRKLAND SNIDER

OLIVIA SPARKHALL

ELIZABETH START

INGRID STÖLZEL

BARBARA STROZZI

MARIA SZYMANOWSKA

GERMAINE TAILLEFERRE

DOBRINKA TABAKOVA

KEIKO TAKANO

MARI TAKANO

LOUISE TALMA

HILARY TANN

KAREN A TARLOW

AUGUSTA READ THOMAS

ANNA THORVALDSDÓTTIR

JOAN TOWER

JOAN TRIMBLE

GALINA USTVOLSKAYA

PAULINE VIARDOT

LUCREZIA ORSINA VIZZANA

FREYA WALEY-COHEN

JOELLE WALLACH

ERROLLYN WALLEN

SARAH WALLIN HUFF

MEIRA WARSHAUER

JUDITH WEIR

JANET WHEELER

DOLORES WHITE

GILLIAN WHITEHEAD

KATE WHITLEY

RÉGINE WIENIAWSKI

GRACE WILLIAMS

DEBBIE WISEMAN

AYANNA WITTER-JOHNSON

JULIA WOLFE

LINDA WORSLEY

RAIN WORTHINGTON

JUDITH LANG ZAIMONT

ELLEN TAAFFE ZWILICH

Have we missed anyone? If so, please let us know!

 

Halida's links

To be the Oracle, a documentary film about Sofia Gubaidulina made by Halida's cellist and filmmaker friend from Kazan, Zoulfia Asadoullina (the secretary of Kazan's Union of composers, who runs an online publication about local performances, news and reviews):
YOUTUBE VERSION - SUBTITLES CAN BE SWITCHED TO ENGLISH
FACEBOOK VERSION WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

'MAYGLI' CARTOON WITH MUSIC BY SOFIA GUBAIDULINA (late 1960s-early 1970s)
Some people in Russia are not aware of Gubaidulina's serious music, but love the Maygli.

SOFIA GUBAIDULINA AT NINETY
(subscription needed to read)

CLEVELAND PROJECT COMMISSIONING CHAMBER MUSIC FROM WOMEN COMPOSERS

MONICA HOUGHTON: CORPO SONORO: IV: DODECAFONICAMENTE, PLAYED BY HALIDA DINOVA
(from Monica Houghton: Of Time & Place - chamber works, on Navona Records)

ADRIENNA ELISHA AT NAVONA RECORDS

ADRIENNE ELISHA: 'CRY OF THE DOVE', CONCERTO FOR CELLO AND ORCHESTRA
(as excerpted in our video newsletter)

 

Other links to those mentioned in our video newsletter

ALBANY RECORDS

ALLAN McMURRAY

CHANDOS RECORDS

JANELLE FUNG

DAVID JURITZ

LEE DIONNE

NAVONA RECORDS

NAXOS RECORDS

PRESTEIGNE FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND THE ARTS

SUSAN FANCHER

THAILAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

THEATER BADEN-BADEN

WORLD SAXOPHONE CONGRESS

 

Posted 1 June 2022 and last updated 7 August 2022 by Keith Bramich

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