Monday Link Round Up: August 28, 2017

News to start your week! WQXR had a blog post this week highlighting historical figures who also wrote music.  Included in their list is Catherine the Great – though she was a librettist, not a composer.  What a shame to not include at least a few other female historical figures who composed, like: Anne Boleyn; Princess Amalie of Saxony; Princess Wilhelmina of Prussia; Duchess Maria Antonia, Princess of Bavaria; and Liliuokalani, the last reigning monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii.   Fiona Maddocks of The Guardian interviewed Hannah Kendall before the world premiere of her composition, Spark Catchers, at the BBC Proms…