Epigraph: The body receives sounds not only through the ears, you can hear with your hand, you can hear with your stomach, you can hear with any part of the body...and I guess that attitude is perhaps related to something from the Chinese way of thinking about the body as a holistic system...that would be a beautiful way of talking about composition: and aural acupuncture.
Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of
yWomen of Note : The Rise of Australian Women ComposersRosalind Appleby,
Fremantle:Fremantle Press,2012Z18420032012selected work biography 'In the early twentieth century being a female composer was a dangerous game; one composer was diagnosed as mentally insane by her psychiatrist husband, several achieved success only after their divorces and often the only way to get their music published was to lie about their gender. Still, the allure of writing music enticed women from all walks of life, and from the convent and the nappy-change table women began to compose.
Music journalist Rosalind Appleby takes a fresh look at Australia's history and makes some startling discoveries about the contribution of women to Australian classical music. Women of Note puts together the missing pieces of history with well-researched snapshots of twenty women composers spanning the twentieth century to present day.' Source: http://www.fremantlepress.com.au/ (Sighted 14/02/2012).Fremantle:Fremantle Press,2012