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journals

  • women and music: a journal of gender and culture | publisher: university of nebraska press
  • journal of the iawm | publisher: the international alliance for women in music (password access)
  • kapralova society journal: a journal of women in music | publisher: the kapralova society (open access)
  • music by women journal | publisher: music by women (open access)
  • viva voce | publisher: frau und musik discontinued
  • signature | publisher: maud powell society discontinued (archival issues available)

    bibliography

  • the woman composer question: a bibliography by eugene gates | publisher: the kapralova society

    recommended texts

  • the women in music anthology | edited by eugene gates and karla hartl

    music theory

  • music theory examples by women | a database maintained by music by women

    research

  • women in orchestras | statistics by william osborne and regina himmelbauer
  • by the numbers (women composers) | an analysis of orchestral data (2015–16 season) by ricky o'bannon for baltimore symphony
  • new music report (women composers) | gender participation data in major new music festivals (2017 and 2018), by newmusic.report
  • orchestral data | an analysis of orchestral data (2019–20 season) by institute of composer diversity (includes women composers)
  • by the numbers (women composers) | an analysis of orchestral data (2020–21 season) by sarah baer for the women's philharmonic advocacy
  • by the numbers (women composers) | an analysis of orchestral data (2021–22 season) by women's philharmonic advocacy

    databases

  • women composers | by the kapralova society
  • women composers of new music, jazz, music for the stage and screen | by the kapralova society
  • women in classical music | by musik und gender im internet
  • women in czech music | by karla hartl
  • iberoamerican and spanish women composers database | by cecilia piñero gil for musicologia feminista
  • women composers portraits | by diana ambache
  • women in experimental music | sound art | by audible women
  • orchestral music by women composers of african descent | by women's philharmonic advocacy
  • diversity database | by institute for composer diversity (includes women composers)

    databases of works by women

  • works for flute | by vilma campitelli
  • works for clarinet | by maggie greenwood
  • works for saxophone | by sarah hetrick
  • works for horn | by lin foulk
  • operas | by women's philharmonic advocacy
  • piano music by women composers from 17th-21st century| by staccato verlag

    women in music organizations (by date of incorporation)

  • frau und musik (germany) since 1979
  • association of canadian women composers (canada) since 1981
  • forummusikdiversität schweiz (switzerland) since 1982
  • new york women composers inc. (usa) since 1984
  • women in music (industry) (usa) since 1985
  • women in music (uk) since 1987
  • musica femina münchen (germany) since 1989
  • el colectivo de mujeres en la música a.a. (mexico) since 1994
  • international alliance for women in music (iawm) (usa) since 1995
  • the kapralova society inc. (canada) since 1998
  • the rebecca clarke society (usa) since 2000
  • l'association mel bonis (france) since 2000
  • the sophie drinker institute (germany) since 2001
  • femmes maestros (international) since 2001
  • chinese women composers' association (hong kong) since 2002
  • association femmes et musique (france) since 2003
  • women's philharmonic advocacy (usa) since 2008
  • donne (uk) since 2018
  • boulanger initiative (usa) since 2018
  • music by women (usa) since 2021

    women in music research networks

  • women in global music network (ireland) since 2020
  • music by women (usa) since 2021

    organizations and projects promoting diversity in programming including women (by date of incorporation)

  • institute for composer diversity (usa) since 2018
  • the adore project (usa) since 2020

    labels and sheet music publishers (in alphabetical order)

  • arsis press
  • certosa verlag
  • clarnan editions
  • czech radio publishers
  • furore verlag
  • hildegard publishing company
  • la boite a pepites
  • ladyslipper music by women
  • leonarda records
  • lorelt
  • music by women
  • ries & erler

    radio broadcasters and programmers of women's music

  • radio monalisa | is a weekly program of amsterdam fm, produced by patricia werner leanse (women composers)
  • into the light | produced by kathryn mishell (2000–2010)
  • listening to ladies | produced by elisabeth blair (2016–2019)

    presenters

  • frauenkomponiert | a festival of women's music in basel, switzerland
  • festival presences feminines | a festival organized by presences feminines, toulon, france
  • music by women festival | an annual festival organized by the mississipi university for women
  • women composers festival of hartford | an annual festival organized by friends of women composers society in hartford, connecticut
  • women in music festival | an annual festival organized by the university of rochester eastman school of music
  • international festival of women composers | an annual festival organized by the margaret zach international women composers' library
  • komponistinnen und ihr werk | a concert series of women's music produced by christel nies in kassel, germany (2004–2018)
  • specs on! international feminist art music festival | a festival of women's music in berlin, germany discontinued
  • spectrum female composers festival | a festival of women's music in brooklyn, new york discontinued
  • stella musica festival | an annual festival of women's music in montreal, canada
  • women in music festival | a festival produced in partnership with rmit university, melbourne, australia
  • women's orchestra presents | an annual concert of women's music in vancouver, canada discontinued
  • finding a voice | an annual festival of women's music in ireland
  • un temps pour elles | a festival organized by an artist collective "elles" in france
  • women from space | an annual festival in march, of works by women working within and between various musical traditions; in toronto, canada

    performers

  • ambache chamber orchestra
  • the art song project
  • community women's orchestra
  • virginia eskin
  • lontano ensemble
  • indictus project
  • musica secreta
  • women's voices

    performer databases

  • women conductors | by kapralova society
  • european women conductors | by frau und musik
  • women conductors | by quinn mason
  • female a capella groups



    This has been an online project of The Kapralova Society. Advocating for women in music since 1998.