VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day the world woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
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
Female composer resources
DONNE - WOMEN IN MUSIC
This includes 'the big list' of more than 5,000 women composers, indexed by century and by genre
VACHE BAROQUE FESTIVAL
Celebrating the work of women composers of the baroque era, with new videos every two weeks, from Sunday 22 May onwards.
Michelle Monette's links to works streamed online by nearly 3,300 female composers
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
Have we missed anyone? If so, please let us know!
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)
MONICA HOUGHTON: CORPO SONORO: IV: DODECAFONICAMENTE, PLAYED BY HALIDA DINOVA
(from Monica Houghton: Of Time & Place - chamber works, on 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
Posted 1 June 2022 and last updated 22 June 2022 by Keith Bramich