Music HerStory

Celebrating Women Composers: Music HerStory  exalts contributions that women have made to the world of classical music, with compositions by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Clara Schumann, Ethel Smyth, Florence Price, Meredith Monk, JJ Hollingsworth, Missy Mazzoli, Caroline Shaw and Pia Møller Johansen. Pianist Carolyn Enger feels dedicated to feature under-represented female composers, hoping to inspire audiences to appreciate the importance of familiarizing themselves with diverse creators, underscoring the universality of music.


Repertoire Selected from the Following:
  • O Traum Der Jugend, O Goldner Stern Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
  • Les feuilles blancs Pia Møller Johansen
  • Sketches in Sepia Florence Price
  • Gustave Le Gray Caroline Shaw
  • Präludium II, Op. 1: Trois Romances, Op. 11, No. 3 Clara Schumann
  • Ellis Island Meredith Monk
  • Aus der Jugendzeit!! E. v H. Ethel Smyth
  • Under The Blue Dome – An American Suite for piano solo JJ Hollingsworth
    • 1. The Cottonwood
    • 2. Grand-Daddy-Long-Legs
    • 3. The Sack Race
    • 4. The Evangelist and the Artifact
    • 5. The Vastland
    • 6. The Mourning Dove
  • Cobalt Moon and Stars JJ Hollingsworth
  • Orizzonte Missy Mazzoli
  • Sonata in E flat Major, Op. 4, No. 2 Maria Hester Park
  • Sonata in E Minor: II. Andante Florence Price
  • Musical Toys Sofia Gubaidulina
    • 1. Mechanical Accordion
    • 2. The Trumpeter in the Forest
    • 6. Song of the Fisherman
    • 10. The Elk Cleaning
  • Homesickness Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou
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