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Episode 1: Pauline Viardot

Pauline Viardot-García
Ivan Turgenev
Manuel Garcia

Further Reading
Figes, O. (2020). EUROPEANS: Three lives and the making of a cosmopolitan culture. S.l.: Penguin Books.

Episode 2: Régine Wieniawski (aka Poldowski)

“Poldowski in Concert.”
Henryk Wieniawski

Further Listening
“Poldowski Re-Imagined”

Further Reading
Brand, M. F. (1979). Poldowski (Lady Dean Paul): Her life and her song settings of French and English poetry (Unpublished master’s thesis). University of Oregon.

Kness, K. (2012). An analytical comparison of the art song style of Poldowski with the styles of Debussy and Fauré (Unpublished master’s thesis). Indiana University.

Waugh, E., & Jacobs, R. (2011). Vile bodies. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Episode 3: Alma Mahler-Werfel

Alma Mahler-Werfel
Gustav Mahler

Further Listening
Tom Lehrer, “Alma”

Further Reading
Connolly, Sarah. “The Alma Problem.” The Guardian, 2 December 2010.

Haste, Cate. (2019). Passionate Spirit: The Life of Alma Mahler. Basic Books.

Hilmes, Oliver. (2015). Malevolent Muse: The Life of Alma Mahler. Northeastern.

Keegan, Susanne. (1992). The bride of the wind. Viking.

Mahler-Werfel, Alma and Beaumont, Antony (ed.) (2000). Diaries, 1898-1902. Faber & Faber.

Episode 4: Fanny Hensel

Fanny Hensel
Felix Mendelssohn

Further Reading
Gates, Eugene. (2018). Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel: A Life of Music within Domestic Limits.

Bar-Shany, Michael. (2005). The Roman Holiday of Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel.

Fanny Mendelssohn’s response to the epidemic of 1831. (2020, May 18).


Episode 5: Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann
Robert Schumann
The Famous Piano at the Robert Schumann Museum!

Further Reading
Reich, N. B. (1995). Clara Schumann, the artist and the woman. Ithaca, NY, NY: Cornell University Press.

Episode 6: Liza Lehmann

Rudolph Lehmann’s Portrait Collection at the British Museum
Amelia (Chambers) Lehmann’s Compositions and Arrangements
Herbert Bedford
David Bedford
Steuart Bedford

Further Reading
Lehmann, L. (1919). The Life of Liza Lehmann: With coloured frontispiece by Herbert Bedford and 17 other illustr. New York, NY: Dutton.

Episode 6: Radclyffe Hall

November 9, 1928: The Trial of Radclyffe Hall and Virginia Woolf’s Exquisite Case for the Freedom of Speech

Further Reading
Souhami, D. (1998). The Trials of Radclyffe Hall. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

Episode 7: Augusta Holmès

Augusta Holmès
The (In)famous Piano Quintet
“The Daughters of Catulle Mendès”

Further Reading
Page, R. P. (1921). Augusta Holmès: Une musicienne versaillaise. Versailles: Paris.

Friang, M. (2003). Augusta Holmès ou la gloire interdite. Paris: Editions Autremont.

Henson, K. (1997). In the House of Disillusion: Augusta Holmès and “La Montagne noire”. Cambridge Opera Journal, 9(3), 233-262.

Episode 8: Amice Calverley

Amice Calverley Biography (available as pdf)
Amice Calverley’s Music at the Canadian Music Centre

Sybil Salvin Calverley Rampen

Further Reading

Gower, J. L. (1959). Amice Mary Calverley. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 45(1), 85-87. doi:10.1177/030751335904500115

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