|Description||Tutor: Kate Ryder. This taster course explores music written by three key female composers: Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179), Clara Schumann (1819-1896) and Judith Weir (b. 1954), the first woman appointed as 'Master of The Queen's Music'.
By the end of the course you will be able to
•Have an in depth biographical knowledge of these three major composers and their works
•Understand their personal and creative development through the prism of gender and society
•Understand how this directly influenced their compositions
•Recognise key works from their output