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Ethel Smyth

Christopher St John

Ethel Smyth

a biography.

by Christopher St John

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smyth, Ethel, -- 1858-1944.

  • Edition Notes

    With additional chapters by V. Sackville-West and Kathleen Dale.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17505838M

      Dame Ethel Smyth () was an exceptional woman in an age rich in strong personalities. Best known for her opera The Wreckers, her music, long neglected, is gradually winning new friends. A feminist, intrepid traveller and sportswoman, she wrote nine volumes of autobiography, vividly recounting a life packed with nineteen, in the face of fierce opposition from her Author: Ethel Smyth.   Cantori New York (Artistic Director Mark Shapiro) gave Dame Ethel Smyth’s The Prison () for baritone, soprano, chorus, and orchestra on May 14 th and 15 th, at St. Luke in the Fields (in Greenwich Village) in the composer’s own reduction for piano, with bugle (employed dramatically in the final passages).In his remarks from the podium, Shapiro explained how (years ago) he happened to.

      Impressions That Remained Memoirs Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Ethel Smyth. Publication date Publisher Alfred A. Knopf Collection universallibrary Contributor Universal Digital Library Language English. Addeddate . item 3 As Time Went on by Ethel Smyth (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! - As Time Went on by Ethel Smyth (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all.

    Ethel Smyth was an extraordinary woman (there were/are all too few female composers), who chose to use characters and a scenario from the commedia dell’arte as a source for her delightful Fête ia is an oral tradition which has inspired artists in music, theatre and the visual arts over the centuries as a source for their work.   Ethel Smyth (), Emmeline Pankhurst (), Eugénie Empress, consort of Napoleon III, Emperor of the French (), Maurice Baring (), Thomas Beecham Sir (), Thomas Beecham Sir, bart. ()Written works: Streaks of Life.


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Official Record of the Proceedings and Debates of the National Australasian Convention, Held in the Parliament House, Sydney, New South Wales, in the Months of March and April 1891.

Official Record of the Proceedings and Debates of the National Australasian Convention, Held in the Parliament House, Sydney, New South Wales, in the Months of March and April 1891.

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Price New from Author: Christopher St. John. The Memoirs of Ethel Smyth book. Ethel Smyth book Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Dame Ethel Smyth () was an exceptional woman in an age /5(4). Dame Ethel Smyth () was an exceptional woman in an age rich in strong personalities.

Best known for her opera The Wreckers, her music, long neglected, is gradually winning new friends. A feminist, intrepid traveller and sportswoman, she wrote nine volumes of autobiography, vividly recounting a life packed with incident.5/5(2). Ethel Smyth always had a defiant streak.

Born inSmyth grew up in Kent, England, where she hunted, hiked, and mountain climbed. According to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, she. Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, DBE (, to rhyme with Forsyth; [1] 23 April – 8 Ethel Smyth book ) was an English composer and a member of the women's suffrage movement.

Smyth was born in London, as the fourth of a family of eight children. Her father, J. Smyth, who was a Major-General in the Royal Artillery, was very much opposed to her making a career in music.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Ethel Smyth (Smyth, Ethel, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Smyth, Ethel, The Wreckers (Strandrecht): Lyrical Drama in Three Acts, Adapted from the Cornish Drama Les Naufrageurs by Henry Brewster (piano-vocal score with lyrics in German and English; Vienna and Leipzig: Universal-Edition, c), contrib.

by H. Because I have conducted my own operas and love sheep-dogs; because I generally dress in tweeds, and sometimes, at winter afternoon concerts, have even conducted in them; because I was a militant suffragette and seized a chance of beating time to The March of the Women from the window of my cell in Holloway Prison with a tooth-brush; because I have written books, spoken speeches, broadcast.

A Renaissance Woman. Ethel Smyth was a prolific writer of both music and words. Born on Ap in England in Rectory (Middlesex), London, or Foots Gray (Kent), depending on the source, she lived an exciting and productive life as an independent woman who actively pursued her many talents.

The memoirs of Ethel Smyth by Smyth, Ethel, ; Crichton, Ronald. Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by lotu.t on Novem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms of Pages: The memoirs of Ethel Smyth.

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Find more information about: ISBN:   Ethel Smyth seems to be one of those names that has not endured on lists of great women, great composers, or even the short list of great women of music which is unfortunate as this book remains one of the few remaining accounts of what must be one of the most interesting women of classical music, the suffragette movement or life at the dawn of the twentieth century/5.

Visiting her in Holloway Prison inhe found the inmates marching and singing in the courtyard while Ethel "beat time in almost Bacchic frenzy with a toothbrush".

Smyth was a woman of Author: Geoffrey Norris. This is a list of musical compositions by Dame Ethel Smyth (–). Works are listed within each genre by year of composition, or if the year of composition is not known by year of publication or first performance. For operas and some other notable works the.

Dame Ethel Smyth, British composer whose work was notably eclectic, ranging from conventional to experimental. Born into a military family, Smyth studied at the Leipzig Conservatory and was encouraged by Johannes Brahms and Antonín Dvořák. She first gained notice with her sweeping Mass in D ().

The story of Ethel Smyth, composer, writer and suffragette, told in her own words and compositions, in a flowing fusion of drama and music. Performed by contralto Lucy Stevens and pianist Elizabeth Marcus. “Not only is Stevens a terrific actor, she is also an exceptional contralto, with a.

OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Acknowledgements --Introduction --Family history --The Leipzig student --The fighting years --A fresh start --First and second strings --The valley of the shadow --Ethel Smith the writer --Ethel Smith as I knew her --A peronal recollection --Appendices --Index.

Synopsis Dame Ethel Smyth () was an exceptional woman in an age rich in strong personalities. Best known for her opera "The Wreckers", her music, long neglected, is gradually winning new friends. A feminist, intrepid traveller and sportswoman, she wrote nine volumes of autobiography 5/5(1). Available in the National Library of Australia collection.

Author: Smyth, Ethel, ; Format: Book; xi, p., [4] leaves of plates: ports. ; 23 cm. The Paperback of the Streaks Of Life by Ethel Smyth at Barnes & Noble.

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$ Paperback. this book is a detailed guide to the cultivation and use of herbs, for both medicinal and culinary purposes. Author: Ethel Smyth. Reviewing Ethel Smyth’s Impressions That Remained when it was first published in England I expressed the opinion that this was one of the half-dozen best autobiographies in the English language.

This estimate has been confirmed by a recent re-reading of it for the present American edition. But there are several other books by the same author equally worth reading, for Ethel Smyth was one. Ethel Smyth was born in and rose to become one of the most prominent composers of the time – as well as a leading figure in the movement for women’s suffrage.

Today to mark the centenary of women being given the vote in the UK, we take a look at her remarkable life.Virginia Woolf's Encouragement.

Ethel Smyth dedicated As Time Went On to her dear friend Virgina Woolf, who often encouraged Smyth's writing. In a letter to Smyth on JWoolf writes: I never agree one book is 'the best.' I believe every book is only a fragment and one may be brighter or a bigger fragment but to complete the whole one must read them all.Grand passions.

Smyth had several romantic passions, mostly with women, and described her sexuality as an “everlasting puzzle”.

In Impressions That Remained (), Ethel recounts that whilst living with the composer Heinrich von Herzogenberg and his wife Lisl, she became very close to Lisl. At that time the Herzogenbergs referred to Ethel as ‘their child’ (their marriage was childless.