I think that music should be collective hysteria and magic, violently modern… I have a horror of discussing verbally what is so smugly called the problem of aesthetics… I prefer to return to my lined paper.
– Pierre Boulez, Stocktakings from an Apprenticeship. Oxford: Clarendon and New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. Page 54.
The final installment of my HerStory Women Composers lectures is tonight!
Featuring women who wrote (and are still writing) music during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries! Including, a guest visit from Aisling… 😉