Did you know that the composer of the Doctor Who Theme, Delia Derbyshire, is one of the most important/influential electronic experimental 20th Century UK composers? Why is it you don’t know her name?
THE ‘Electric Sisters’ PLAYLIST FEATURES A SELECTION OF WOMEN ELECTRONIC MUSICIANS.
For further information about women’s contribution to the development of electronic music check out these fascinating articles:
7 VISIONARY WOMEN WHO PAVED THE WAY FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC
The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech
NERDGIRLS. A herstory of Women in Electronic Music by AGF
Herstory – The Musical
This series, called ‘Herstory – The Musical’, is a set of playlists designed to highlight women’s musical contribution – which so often is under-valued, if not rendered completely invisible.
Sources: books, colleagues, networks, the internet, more specifically:
Pink Noises/ women in electronic music by Tara Rodgers
Keathley, Elizabeth L. (2009). Women Composers and Music Technology in the United States: Crossing the Line. Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture, Volume 13. ISSN 1553-0612
Christine Ammer (2001). Unsung: a history of women in American music.