Ethel Smyth

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    The Boatswain's Mate – Scene 1 (feat. Alexander Young, Dennis Bowen, Margaret Ritchie, Mildred Watson, Scott Joynt & Stanford Robinson)Ethel Smyth
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    The Boatswain's Mate – Scene 2 (feat. Alexander Young, Dennis Bowen, Margaret Ritchie, Mildred Watson, Scott Joynt & Stanford Robinson)Ethel Smyth
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    A Centenary Tribute (feat. Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir Adrian Boult, Ethel Davidson, C S Lang, Sir Ronald Storrs & Herbert van Thal and more)Ethel Smyth
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        Ethel Smyth fought against the expectations imposed by society to pursue her dreams and ambitions. She considered herself a serious composer and was recognized as such by Brahms, Greig, Clara Schumann and Tchaikovsky. A composer of chamber, orchestral, vocal works and operas, Smyth's work is eclectic in style, apparently never acquiring the artist's one true "voice". Nevertheless, she held her work up to the highest standards and they withstood the test. Her work contains advent... Read more

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