More Resources

WSMP offers here a few additional resources we have found helpful.

Affiliate organizations

International Alliance for Women in Music
www.iawm.org/

Fondazione Adkins Chiti – Donne in Musica
www.donneinmusica.org
Includes chronology, extensive biographies of obscure musicians, MIDI files, discography, bibliography, and resources.

Useful books

Cohen, Aaron I. International Encyclopedia of Women Composers, Books and Music USA, Inc., New York, 1987

Jackson, Barbara Garvey. “Say You Can Deny Me,”A Guide to Surviving Music by Women from the 16th through the 18th Centuries.  The University of Arkansas Press, 1994

Thomas, Lisa Neufeld. Voices Found: an Annotated Bibliography of Music for the Mass by Women Composers, Women’s Sacred Music Project, Philadelphia, [1997?]

A copy may be found at the Otto E. Albrecht Music Library of the University of Pennsylvania.

Download the Preface to the Voices Found Bibliography

Walker-Hill, Helen.  Music by Black Women Composers :A Bibliography of Available Scores, Center for Black Music Research, Chicago, 1995

Website

Cecilia’s List

A website to promote sacred music composed by people who aren’t men. The project is conceived and run by Kathryn Rose, a PhD student in choral composition at the University of Aberdeen and organist at St Andrew’s Leytonstone in East London from 2010 to 2016.

 

Publishers

Music by Women Composers
http://furore-verlag.de

Hildegard Publishing Company – Music by Women Composers
www.hildegard.com/
Scores of short biographies about women composers throughout time. From Hildegard Publishing Company.

Treble Clef Music Press
www.trebleclefpress.com
Subito Music Distribution Press Release May 2011

Nobody loves sopranos and altos more than Treble Clef!

Composers

Andrea Clearfield
www.andreaclearfield.com

Emma Lou Diemer
www.emmaloudiemermusic.com

Jennifer Higdon
www.jenniferhigdon.com

Ana Hernandez
www.anahermusic.com

Alice Parker
melodiousaccord.org/aliceparker/main.htm

Karen Markham
https://britishmusiccollection.org.uk/composer/karen-markham