Header - Services

The Eternal Struggle: Women and Musical Creation

The Eternal Struggle: Women and Musical Creation

February 11, 2015
National

"On March 8, International Women’s Day, we take note of the degree to which social inequalities with regards to “the second sex” are still all too present in our society. In music, it is hard to contest the fact that composers make up a select “old boy’s club” where women are very rarely welcomed. Nevertheless, a little searching reveals many exceptional female composers throughout music history. As for contemporary female composers, they are becoming more and more prominent, although there is still much work to be done to attain true equality in this domain. Here is a historical survey and a contemporary analysis..."

www.scena.org