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  • Fanny Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann: The Inspiring Composers Music History Missed

    Fanny Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann: The Inspiring Composers Music History Missed

    Editor’s Note: The conspicuous absence of women from the historical canon of great classical composers is worth noting. There are myriad reasons behind that lack — women have historically been denied the ability to hold a job, access higher education, receive professional mentorship… The list is endless. Women composers were not given the opportunities to even […]

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  • Happy Valentine’s Day: The Love Story of Robert and Clara Schumann

    Happy Valentine’s Day: The Love Story of Robert and Clara Schumann

      “You write to become immortal, or because the piano happens to be open, or you’ve looked into a pair of beautiful eyes.” – Robert Schumann   I’m a little ashamed to say I didn’t shed a single tear when I saw The Notebook. On top of that, I fell asleep about two-thirds of the […]

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