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Wonder Women: Hidden Heroines of Music History
A presentation by Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D.
Hildegard of Bingen, Barbara Strozzi, Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn
Preston Hall, Mendocino, February 8, 2:30 PM
Composer, musicologist and pianist Kayleen Asbo, the acclaimed cultural historian for the Santa Rosa Symphony, will introduce us through lecture and performance to four of the most fascinating women from music history. Meet Hildegard von Bingen, a Benedictine abbess of the 12th century whose art, music and writings about nature contain revelations of wonder for our own time; Italian courtesan Barbara Strozzi, whose ravishing works for voice and lute are models of intimate sensuality; the genteelView more
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