Throughout history women have been composing music, but their achievements have usually gone unrecognized.The few in earlier times who gained some renown were as often as not the sisters, daughters, wives, or muses of well-known men—the surnames of Fanny Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann speak for themselves. Even with the present-day increase in their number, women composers have largely failed to draw the attention of the public.
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Julie Anne Sadie is editor of The Consort and contributes regularly to Gramophone Early Music, and the London Press. She holds a Ph.D in musicology from Cornell University.
Rhian Samuel is a composer who heads the music department at the University of Reading, England, and a writer on contemporary music. She holds a doctorate in theory and composition from Washington University.
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