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Six women composers we think you should know about

A choice selection from the 30on30 project featuring 30 leading figures in music, art, politics and the media naming the women composers whose music changed their worlds.

Politician Harriet Harman on Louise Farrenc;
Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason on Rebecca Clarke;
Double bassist Chi-chi Nwanoku on Errollyn Wallen;
Conductor Edward Gardner on Kaija Saariaho;
Comedian and writer Deborah Frances-White on Florence Price;
Sculptor Hazel Reeves on Jocelyn Pook.

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9 minutes


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Harriet Harman
Interviewed Guest Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Interviewed Guest Chi-chi Nwanoku
Interviewed Guest Edward Gardner
Interviewed Guest Deborah Frances-White
Interviewed Guest Hazel Reeves
Composer Louise Farrenc
Composer Rebecca Clarke
Composer Errollyn Wallen
Composer Kaija Saariaho
Composer Florence Price
Composer Jocelyn Pook