Women's History Month

Women Composers of the Past

Though many societies either forbade or looked down on women who wanted to be composers, many persevered. This show highlights Francesca Caccini, Élizabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, Louise Farrenc, Cécile Chaminade, Germaine Tailleferre, Hildegard von Bingen, Marianna Martines, Fanny Mendelssohn, Amy Beach, Florence Price, and Queen Lili'oukalani.

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Music In This Episode


Le tre grazie `a Venere

Sonata #2 in D

Piano Quintet #2


Harp Concertino

O Ecclesia

Ouverture in C

The Year: February

Symphony in e minor, ""Gaelic"

Symphony in e minor

Aloha Oe