And the stats are out. 1 year of a gender balanced classical music show, how did it go?
1 year, 42 shows, 55 hours of music.
409 composers including 204 female composers, 155 living composers and 40 BAME composers/composers of colour.
33 hours of music by women composers, 13 hours of music by living women composers, 6.75 hours of music by BAME composers/composers of colour
584 pieces including 339 by female composers.
14 pieces per week on average including 8 by women, 3 by living composers and from May onwards every show had at least 1 piece by a BAME compose/composer of colour.
Most Played Composer: Florence Price (14 times)
Mozart was played twice, Bach twice and Beethoven once.
See the full infographic report here: The Daffodil Perspective 1st Year Analysis
And see the complete tracklist here
Elizabeth de Brito
Producer and Presenter
The Daffodil Perspective
|0||Williams||Theme from Sabrina||John Williams||Sabrina: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack||A&M Records||Amazon|
|5.22||Rachel Portman||Theme from Emma||Royal Scottish National Orchestra||Hollywood 96||Varese Sarabande||Amazon|
|8.46||Rachel Portman||Chocolat Main Titles||Rachel Portman||Chocolat (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||Sony Classical||Amazon|
|12.29||Rachel Portman||Belle Main Titles, This is Portrait Revealed||City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra||Belle (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||Varese Sarabande||Amazon|
|16.49||Verdina Shlonsky||Pages From The Diary||Fidan Aghayeva Edler||Verbotene Klänge: Sechs Suiten||Kreuzberg Records||Amazon|
|29.57||Hailstork||Symphony 3 1st Mvt||Grand Rapids Symphony, David Lockington||Hailstork Symphonies 2 & 3||Naxos||Presto|
|43.05||Edie Hill||From The Wingbone of a Swan II Source||The Crossing, Donald Nally||Clay Jug||PARMA Recordings||Presto|
|49.41||Mendelssohn||Piano Trio in D Minor 1st Mvt||Gian Luca Petrucci (flute), János Devich (cello), Jenő Jandó (piano)||Farrenc & Mendelssohn: Flute Trios||Tudor||Presto|
|1.00.08||Louise Farrenc||Piano Trio in E Minor 1st Mvt||Gian Luca Petrucci (flute), János Devich (cello), Jenő Jandó (piano)||Farrenc & Mendelssohn: Flute Trios||Tudor||Presto|
|1.10.58||Alakotila||Concerto Grosse Oeverture||Paul Taylor OrCHestra||Alphorn & Nordic Winds||Solo Musica||Presto|
|1.19.58||Sanna Kurki Suoni||Tass On Neinen||Paul Taylor OrCHestra||Alphorn & Nordic Winds||Solo Musica||Presto|
|1.27.16||Jarre||Dr Zhivago Lara’s Theme||Cinema Stage Orchestra||Doctor Zhivago||RKO Music||Amazon|
This week, ahead of the UK premiere of Arlene Sierra’s string chamber piece Avian Mirrors at London Festival of American Music, I explore Sierra’s work over the past 20 years along with contemporaries Kenneth Hesketh and Gordon Beeferman. Also music from Beethoven and his friend Marie Bigot.
Contemporary Corner – Lucy Hollingworth
Today I’m showcasing a piece by Lucy Hollingworth, a pHD student at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and trustee of Women in Music organisation.
Album of the Week – EntArteOpera
Phenomenal album of chamber music and art songs by composers persecuted by the Nazi party and almost forgotten through the tragedy of WWII, including music by Henriette Bosmans, Vally Weigl and Viteszlava Kapralova.