Dame Ethel Smyth
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1858-04-23
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Dame Ethel Smyth

Dame Ethel Smyth Biography (Wikipedia)

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, DBE (, to rhyme with Forsyth; 22 April 1858 – 8 May 1944) was an English composer and a member of the women's suffrage movement. Her compositions include songs, works for piano, chamber music, orchestral works, choral works and operas.

Smyth tended to be marginalised as a ‘woman composer’, as though her work could not be accepted as mainstream, yet when she produced more delicate compositions, they were criticised for not measuring up to the standard of her male competitors. She was the first female composer to be granted a damehood.

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Dame Ethel Smyth Tracks

Dame Ethel Smyth
The Wreckers: conclusion of Act II
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The Wreckers: conclusion of Act II

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Dame Ethel Smyth
The Boatswain's Mate
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The Boatswain's Mate
Dame Ethel Smyth
Mass in D - Credo
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Mass in D - Credo

Mass in D - Credo

Performer
Orchestra and Chorus of the Plymouth Music series
Philip Brunelle
Dame Ethel Smyth
Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 7 - Finale
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Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 7 - Finale
Dame Ethel Smyth
Overture – The Wreckers
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Overture – The Wreckers
Dame Ethel Smyth
The Wreckers: Overture
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The Wreckers: Overture
Dame Ethel Smyth
Violin sonata Op.7: III. scherzo
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Violin sonata Op.7: III. scherzo
Dame Ethel Smyth
Benedictus (Mass in D)
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Benedictus (Mass in D)

Benedictus (Mass in D)

Choir
Plymouth Festival Chorus
Dame Ethel Smyth
String Quartet in E minor: 3rd mvt - Andante
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String Quartet in E minor: 3rd mvt - Andante
Dame Ethel Smyth
Serenade in D: 2nd mvt Scherzo
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Serenade in D: 2nd mvt Scherzo
Dame Ethel Smyth
Symphonic Serenade (Finale)
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Symphonic Serenade (Finale)
Dame Ethel Smyth
'The Boatswain's Mate' - Overture
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'The Boatswain's Mate' - Overture
Dame Ethel Smyth
March of the Women
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March of the Women

March of the Women

Ensemble
Chorus and Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series
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Dame Ethel Smyth
Prelude and Fugue in F sharp major
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Prelude and Fugue in F sharp major
Dame Ethel Smyth
Serenade in D major (2nd mvt)
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Serenade in D major (2nd mvt)
Dame Ethel Smyth
The March of The Women
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The March of The Women
Dame Ethel Smyth
Mass in D
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Mass in D
Dame Ethel Smyth
Four Dances: ii. Sarabande in D minor, iii. Minuet in A minor
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Four Dances: ii. Sarabande in D minor, iii. Minuet in A minor
Dame Ethel Smyth
March of the Women
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March of the Women

March of the Women

Performer
The Plymouth Festival Chorus and Orchestra
Dame Ethel Smyth
Concerto for Violin, Horn & Orchestra in A Major: II. Elegy (In Memoriam)
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Concerto for Violin, Horn & Orchestra in A Major: II. Elegy (In Memoriam)
Dame Ethel Smyth
The Wreckers - Opera - Prelude to Act 2
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The Wreckers - Opera - Prelude to Act 2
Dame Ethel Smyth
The Boatswain's Mate (Overture)
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The Boatswain's Mate (Overture)
Dame Ethel Smyth
The Wreckers - On the Cliffs of Cornwall (Prelude to Act 2)
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The Wreckers - On the Cliffs of Cornwall (Prelude to Act 2)
Dame Ethel Smyth
Symphonic serenade (4th mvt)
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Symphonic serenade (4th mvt)
Dame Ethel Smyth
Double Concerto in A for Violin, Horn & Piano – Allegro moderato
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Double Concerto in A for Violin, Horn & Piano – Allegro moderato

Double Concerto in A for Violin, Horn & Piano – Allegro moderato

Performer
Renate Eggebrecht-Kupsa (violin), Franz Draxinger (Horn), Celine Dutilly (Piano), Ethel Smyth Ensemble
Dame Ethel Smyth
March of the Women
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March of the Women
Dame Ethel Smyth
Cello Sonata in A minor, op 5 (1st movement)
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Cello Sonata in A minor, op 5 (1st movement)
Dame Ethel Smyth
Piano Piece in E major
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Piano Piece in E major
Dame Ethel Smyth
Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra - II. Elegy (In Memoriam)
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Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra - II. Elegy (In Memoriam)
Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, Eiddwen Harrhy, Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series & Philip Brunelle
March of the Women
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March of the Women

March of the Women

Composer
Dame Ethel Mary Smyth
Ensemble
Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series
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Dame Ethel Smyth
March of the Women
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March of the Women
Dame Ethel Smyth
String Quartet in E minor (3rd mvt)
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String Quartet in E minor (3rd mvt)
Dame Ethel Smyth
On the cliffs of Cornwall (Prelude to Act 2, 'The Wreckers')
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On the cliffs of Cornwall (Prelude to Act 2, 'The Wreckers')
Dame Ethel Smyth
The Boatswain's Mate (Overture)
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The Boatswain's Mate (Overture)
Dame Ethel Smyth
Andante, Piano Trio in D minor
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Andante, Piano Trio in D minor
Dame Ethel Smyth
Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra
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Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra
Dame Ethel Smyth
March Of The Women
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March Of The Women

March Of The Women

Choir
Plymouth Music Series Ensemble Singers
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Dame Ethel Smyth
The Wreckers (Act 2 Prelude)
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The Wreckers (Act 2 Prelude)
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Past BBC Events

Winter Proms 1932–3: Prom 09
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Queen's Hall
1933-01-10T17:17:20
10
Jan
1933

Winter Proms 1932–3: Prom 09

Queen's Hall
Proms 1931: Prom 29
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Queen's Hall
1931-09-10T17:17:20
10
Sep
1931

Proms 1931: Prom 29

Queen's Hall
Proms 1930: Prom 23
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Queen's Hall
1930-09-04T17:17:20
4
Sep
1930

Proms 1930: Prom 23

Queen's Hall
Proms 1929: Prom 35
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Queen's Hall
1929-09-19T17:17:20
19
Sep
1929

Proms 1929: Prom 35

Queen's Hall
Proms 1928: Prom 45
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Queen's Hall
1928-10-02T17:17:20
2
Oct
1928

Proms 1928: Prom 45

Queen's Hall

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