There is no historical or geographical limit on what can be covered. There is no restriction on the style or genre of song or singing.

American delegates, including Jane Addams (front row, second from the left), on their way to the International Congress of Women, held at The Hague in 1915. From the Library of Congress.

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Sisters of Sorrow

To commemorate the writings of W. E. B. Du Bois, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor turned to an unexpected source, Christina Rossetti, setting six of her poems for his Six Sorrow Songs.

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Painting of Suor Maria Celeste. She wears a nun's headdress and glances at the portrait artist.

Liturgy as Women’s Storytelling

Music manuscripts from Italian convents preserve some of the oldest music composed by women. Musica Secreta are making a new recording of these precious works.

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