Monday Link Round Up: May 6, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: May 6, 2019

News to start your week! On entertainment site Vulture, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Justin Davidson discusses the work of Lili Boulanger (pictured), and why it is so deserving of the performances it is finally beginning to receive. Jennifer Dautermann at NewMusicBox has a great article titled Listening To and Learning From Each Other – a great read about how music and the arts can be used to bridge divides and find commonality. Learn more about Mary Hallock Greenewalt – musician, inventor, and businesswoman – at  In the Muse on the Library of Congress blog.  Greenewalt was an amazing woman who invented…

Monday Link Round Up: June 11, 2018

News and music to start your week! The Library of Congress blog, In the Muse, highlights Women Composers Hiding in Plain Sight. Written by Music Reference Specialist Melissa E. Wertheimer, she discusses a fantastic photograph she found, and the backstory she uncovered, in the Library of Congress archives!  (Spoiler: the photograph and story features one of our favorite composers, Amy Beach, as well as an early example of women composers coming together to organize and support each other!) On An Overgrown Path discusses the institutional discrimination faced by conductors – and specifically the case of Rudolph Dunbar, the first black…

Monday Link Round Up: September 12, 2016

News to start your week! The Library of Congress blog, In the Muse, has a guest post by Kate Doyle, a doctoral candidate specializing in experimental composition and sound for performance art at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.  Doyle focused this past summer sorting and organizing the music commissioned for Erick Hawkins and his modern dance company.  Among these works were several scores by Lucia Dlugoszewski.  Doyle’s exciting work, and Polish American composer Dlugoszewski’s legacy, here. We shared the news of the death of Connie Crothers earlier this year.  Ursel Schlight at New Music Box has a remembrance of Crothers’…