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“Women watching, can you hear a heartbeat? Daughters watching, can you hear a heartbeat? Mothers rising, can you hear a heartbeat? The whirlwind is coming.”
Female library music composers are traditionally among the most underrepresented among media composers. Mpath, LLC, a music production company based in Los Angeles, is part of a growing movement to change all that.
Robin Ritz’s song and video celebrate the divine feminine—in the women in our lives, in our archetypes and in ourselves.
R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago under a 13-count indictment on Thursday on new charges including child pornography, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice. Today, prosecutors in Brooklyn also charged the performer with a five count indictment accusing him of leading an organization that engaged in the kidnapping, exploitation and trafficking of women […]
I am too often asked to recount my career trajectory as an example of female triumph against the stacked odds of a male dominated orchestral field. But frankly, I am tired of waging this battle on traditional grounds.
“I’m so damn free,” she sang, striking a final pose and laughing as neon pink light flooded the stage.
“I feel I’ve earned my right to choose. You don’t get to play God, man. I do.”
“I’m always trying to find a way to personally not feel disempowered by the structures around me, to get myself undominated by whatever it is—whether its growing up poor, or thinking of myself a certain way. Nobody’s better than anyone. There’s a lot of hierarchical thinking, and women always tend to be up against it.”
Among the many aspects of contemporary life and culture in which women’s representation is edging toward equity, the field of classical music is making progress. There is ample opportunity for this progress—given that classical music has been built on centuries of works composed, performed and curated by men.