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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Looking for mention of Germaine Tailleferre here I rarely have seen her name come up. In fact in a long thread on greatest or favorite female composers, I think her name was only mentioned once. This makes me think most people here have never explored her. She was one of Les Six and would not...
  2. Recorded Music and Publications
    Yeah, the categorizing itself is silly etc. etc., but for those of us who perhaps aren´t so knowledgeable about contemporary or most recent musicians, there´s a ranking project going on concerning 15 top contemporary female pianists; it´s on another, very general website ... Mentioned are -...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    My Response To "There's a good reason why there are no great female composers"
  4. Vocal Music
    I'm curious whether there's a significant correlation between gender and preference for either male or female vocals (not that a poll on a classical music forum exactly answers that question, but I'll do it anyway). I'm a dude and I have always preferred male vocals. Female vocals are usually at...
  5. Off Topic Pub
    I had a look through the website where Taggart found the "Is you brain male or female" quiz, and came across this one: How good is your memory?
  6. Orchestral Music
    Absolutely Stunning...saw this(played by a female violinist at the local University)for my birthday
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    About the legacy of female composers, how do people separate the composer's fame/recognition in the classical music world based on her gender versus her "actual" talent (which for me is a social construct and subject to all types of argument)? Do people here think that women get recognition...
  8. Off Topic Pub
    As people may know, I am separated from my wife and right now am living away from her. So I have been focused on finding female friends. Any advice on where to start? I don't plan on dating until a divorce is final but it would be good to meet ladies for being friends. I haven't dated in years...
  9. Classical Music Discussion
    I heard the Florida Orchestra perform this and it was absolutely incredible. All the more so because it was conducted by Mei-Ann Chen. I didn't even know there were female conductors. And she was probably the best conductor I've seen so far. She was so enthusiastic. In any case.....what...
  10. Composer Guestbooks
    An eclectic innovative young female composer who features the bassoon.
  11. Composer Guestbooks
    Brilliant young female composer who is part of Bang on a Can and her works were performed by the Kronos Quartet.
  12. Vocal Music
    Die Schöne Müllerin Die Winterreise Schwanengesang Any recommendation for a good and worth listening rendition of the complete cycles (not the individual numbers) by female singers, preferably old recordings i.e. 50s, 60s or 70s?
  13. Composer Guestbooks
    Helen Grime Born: 1981 Nationality: British Publisher: Chester Music Photo © Jonathan Wrather Born in 1981, Helen studied oboe with John Anderson and composition with Julian Anderson and Edwin Roxburgh at the Royal College of Music. In 2003 she won a British Composer Award for her Oboe...
  14. News, Concerts and Events
    "From The Outside" by Fiona Joy Hawkins, album Blue Dream (2008). Watch the video on YouTube: "Blue Dream" by Australian pianist Fiona Joy Hawkins has been hailed as a New Age masterpeice. This is the behind-the-scenes interview with Will Ackerman and Corin Nelsen at Imaginary Road Studios...
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