1000’s of women are expected to affix a march in London later as part of a world campaign on the primary full day of Donald Trump’s presidency. Though there have been an enormous number of women composers in classical music, from the Medieval period to the present day, women composers are considerably underrepresented in the generally carried out classical music repertoire , music history textbooks and music encyclopedias; for instance, in the Concise Oxford Historical past of Music, Clara Schumann is among the solely feminine composers who is mentioned.
We may also announce the names of the extremely-counseled who will be included in our anthology Phrases and Women: 4, published in partnership with Unthank Books. The platform introduced by the Washington march organisers calls for ending violence against women, strengthening of staff’ rights, reproductive rights, environmental justice, immigrant rights and more. Battle, unsurprisingly, continues to intrude, even with the demonstration looming: on Tuesday, the Women’s March edited an announcement of assist for intercourse workers’ rights out of, after which again into, its platform. When Future Herndon-De La Rosa, the founding father of the group New Wave Feminists, reveals up at the march on Saturday, she knows she’ll stand out for … Read More