In the Loop
General News : Mar 7, 2016

For the Birds: new edition of Dr. Miriam Zach’s book now available online

In the history of music, the availability of scores, recordings, and books affects the formation of repertorial canons that determine what is performed and heard in concert halls and worship services. This consequently shapes cultural expectations of specific works and selects composers to be included in the educational process of future musicians. Until now music composed by women has been marginal to the standard repertoire of performers. This does not indicate a lack of the existence of women composers, but rather a lack of societal awareness and encouragement on their behalf. For more information see