Late nineteenth and early twentieth century women composers in England : paper presentationsAdditional title: Late 19th and early 20th century women composers in England
NamesFirst National Congress on Women in Music (Creator)Lerner, Ellen D (Moderator)Marcus, Jane (Speaker)Bailey, Nancy Gisbrecht (Speaker)Wood, Elizabeth, 1939- (Commentator)Brand, Myra Friesen, 1936- (Speaker)Hyde, Derek (Speaker)Marcus, Jane (Author)Brand, Myra Friesen, 1936- (Author)Hyde, Derek (Author)
First National Congress on Women in Music recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981-03-27
Table of Contents[Part 1]: [Introductions ; Opening remarks] (Ellen Lerner, moderator) -- Session 1 papers: One's own trumpet: Ethel Smyth and Virginia Woolf / Jane Marcus -- [Excerpt] An examination of the operatic environment in which Ethel Smyth composed and its effect upon her career / Nancy Gisbrecht [ends abruptly][Part 2]: [Excerpt, to end] An examination of the operatic environment in which Ethel Smyth composed and its effect upon her career / Nancy Gisbrecht -- Radicalism & respectabilbility [first 6 seconds only; not recorded] / Elizabeth Wood -- Poldowski (Lady Dean Paul): her life and song settings of French and English poetry / M. F. Brand -- [General survey report: Women and music in nineteenth century England] / Dr. Derek Hyde.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1359Shelf locator: *LTC 103 sess. 1 no. 1 (former classmark)
TopicsWomen in musicSmyth, Ethel, 1858-1944Smyth, Ethel, 1858-1944 -- Boatswain's mateSmyth, Ethel, 1858-1944 -- CorrespondenceWoolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 -- CorrespondencePoldowski, 1879-1932Speeches, addresses, etcWomen composers -- EnglandWomen musicians -- United StatesWomen composers -- United StatesMarcus, Jane. One's own trumpet: Ethel Smyth and Virginia Woolf. SelectionsBrand, Myra Friesen, 1936- Poldowski (Lady Dean Paul): her life and song settings of French and English poetry. SelectionsHyde, Derek. Women and music in nineteenth century England. Selections
GenresLecturesLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Former classmark on original cassette: *LTC 103 (F)Content: Title from original cassette label; additional information from catalog (cassette tapes, schedule of meetings and concerts, and newspaper clippings (, 46,  p.); Available on request.Performers: Jane Marcus, Nancy Gisbrecht, Elizabeth Wood, Dr. Myra Friesen (M. F.) Brand and Dr. Derek Hyde, lecturers and commentary ; Ellen Lerner, moderator.Venue: Recorded New York University, New York, N. Y. 1981 March 27.Citation/reference: Forms part of: First National Congress on Women in Music recordings.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio cassette (79:52) : analog, mono
DescriptionThis recording contains the first paper presentations of Session 1 of the first National Congress on Women in Music (NYU, 1981): "Late 19th and early 20th century women composers in England". Three papers were presented by 1. Jane Marcus's "One's own trumpet: Ethel Smyth and Virginia Woolf", about the letters written between Smyth and Woolf during 1930-1941 when they were romanticially involved. (It eventually became a book). 2. Nancy Gisbrecht's paper, "An examination of the operatic environment in which Ethel Smyth composed and its effect upon her career", talks about Dame Ethel Smyth's operatic enviroment in both England and Germany, and her opera "The Boatswain's mate" (1914), as compared to Sir Charles Stanford's opera "The critic" (1915) and Frederick Delius's opera "A village Romeo and Juliet" (written in 1901; produced later). 3. Elizabeth Wood's "[Dame Ethel Symth:] Radicalism & respectabilbility" [not recorded on audio] about Dame Ethel Smyth, and 4. Dr. M. F. Brand's dissertation excerpt "Poldowski (Lady Dean Paul): her life and song settings of French and English poetry". The recording ended with a general survey report by Dr. Derek Hyde ["Women and music in nineteenth century England"].
Type of ResourceSound recording
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