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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Vivien Lambelet Channels Gershwin

There are at least two ways to read this striking image of Vivien Lambelet: one personal, the other professional. One reading doesn’t exclude the other.

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Musical Maps

On a lark, I asked my students to listen to a beautiful song by Caroline Shaw and, rather than write about it, draw a picture of it. The results astounded me.

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Women Composers and Women Poets, Pt. 2

Four exceptional women composers underwent mid-career conversions. Having favored male poets for the first decades of their careers, they began in their 40s to favor women poets.

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