Film, Video Women Composers Hiding in Plain Sight

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Title

  • Women Composers Hiding in Plain Sight

Summary

  • Melissa Wertheimer discusses her research to identify women composers in a glass negative from 1924. Wertheimer explores the careers and Library primary sources related to composers Amy Beach, Gena Branscombe, Phyllis Fergus, Ethel Glenn Hier, Mary Turner Salter and Harriet Ware, who were photographed in Washington, D.C., during the League of American Pen Women's biennial convention. She also discusses the repertoire and performers on the concerts, as well as Library of Congress primary sources related to the events.

Event Date

  • November 17, 2018

Notes

  • -  Melissa Wertheimer is a music reference specialist at the Library of Congress.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 4 minutes 4 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Women Composers Hiding in Plain Sight. 2018. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-9107/.

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Women Composers Hiding in Plain Sight. 2018. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-9107/>.