Women's History Month

Women in History and Classical Music

How women in world history - Cleopatra, Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Elizabeth II, Aphra Behn, Joan of Arc, Emmeline Pankhurst, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Sojourner Truth, Rosa Parks, and Grace Hopper – inspired classical music compositions.

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Music In This Episode

Giulio Cesare: "Panger`o la sorte mia"

As Vesta was from Latmos Hill Descending

Gloriana: Courtly Dances

Abdelazar: Rondeau

The Maid of Orleans: "Adieu, for^ets"

The March of the Women

The Mother of Us All: "The Vote!"

The King and I: "Small House of Uncle Thomas"

Truth: "Lord God Almighty, this is Bell"

Rosa Parks Boulevard

Switched on Bach: Brandenburg Concerto #3