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Five female composers

Female composers are terribly underrepresented. This probably has to do with a general hostility towards C20th and contemporary music, but hyper-conservative programming of pre-1900 works doesn’t help the situation. Sure, some ‘notable’ female composers are rubbish: Szymanowska is insipid salon wallpaper … Continue reading

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