Episode: Ep. 006 - Ethel Smyth's Feminist Scythe

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Ep. 006 - Ethel Smyth's Feminist Scythe

Included in this episode:
Who jumps out of moving carriages, gets arrested for throwing rocks through windows, and conducts a chorus of Suffragettes through her jail cell bars with a toothbrush? Ethel Smyth, that’s who. This musical Wonder Woman spent her life shattering glass ceilings and putting herself in the line of critical fire for striving to compose in a way which was, at the time, considered to be “unladylike.”

Also included in this episode:
Unconventional ash scattering, #mawwiage, dancing peasants, Jon says “sheesh” a lot,  and Tina considers growing a beard.
Also, support women composers. Duh.


This week's Spotify playlist

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: By the Numbers

Der Wald at the Opera

5 Facts about Dame Ethel Smyth

The Story of Ethel Smyth: Composer, breaker of Operatic Glass Ceilings

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