Monthly Archives: March 2013

Feminist Music at the Southbank: III. On Semi-Stagings (or, How To Silence A Political Piece)

A visit to the Southbank Centre the other week has compelled me to think a few little thoughts about ‘feminist classical music’. Here is the third-and-final,  following on directly from my discussion of Kurt Weill’s/Bertolt Brecht’s The Seven Deadly Sins, in which I try and figure … Continue reading

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Feminist Music at the Southbank: II. Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins & Intersectionality

A visit to the Southbank Centre the other week has compelled me to think a few little thoughts about ‘feminist classical music’. Here is the second, in praise of Kurt Weill’s/Bertolt Brecht’s The Seven Deadly Sins, a rare example (I will argue) of an explicitly … Continue reading

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While I am very far from rejecting…

…all, or even a significant portion, of what musicologists do by way of analysis or evaluation, I am struck by how much does not receive their critical attention, and by how little is actually done by fine scholars who, for … Continue reading

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Feminist Music at the Southbank: I. WOWhat?!

A visit to the Southbank Centre last week has compelled me to think a few little thoughts about ‘feminist classical music’. Here is the first and it is not a cheerful one::: This weekend, the Southbank Centre is hosting an … Continue reading

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