New Scholarship

New ‘Brainpickings’ article by Maria Popova!

Check out the fascinating piece on Smyth titled “Dignity, Daring, and Disability: The Pioneering Queer Composer and Defiant Genius Ethel Smyth on Making Music While Going Deaf” by Maria Popova!

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BBC Radio 4 ‘Tales from the Stave’ Examines The Wreckers!

For more information on the history and manuscripts of The Wreckers, be sure to listen to BBC Radio 4’s episode of Tales from the Stave!

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Check out our Music Manuscripts list!

Feel free to browse our Music Manuscripts list!  The list of music manuscripts and correspondence was compiled by Amy Zigler.

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On Performing The US Premiere Of Dame Ethel Smyth’s The Prison by Conductor James Blachly

Here is a discussion by conductor James Blachly about his experience conducting the U.S. premiere of Dame Ethel Smyth’s “The Prison.”  This article is from March 2018, but still an interesting read!  You may access the article here.

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Check out our Works List!

Feel free to browse our Works list!  The list of works and places to purchase or access the works was compiled by Amy Zigler.

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Check out our Ethel Smyth biography!

Our Ethel Smyth biography is now available! Ethel Smyth scholar Amy Zigler, Ph.D. has given us a short and concise overview of Smyth’s music and life!  Amy is almost exclusively responsible for the content of this website, and in her own words: It is the goal of this website to bring attention to Smyth’s body … Continue reading Check out our Ethel Smyth biography!

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