Forgotten Female Composers: Leokadiya Kashperova

Forgotten Female Composers: Leokadiya Kashperova



my name is Graham Griffiths I'm based at City University London over many years now I've been researching and publishing work on the great Russian composer Stravinsky and it so happens that during my research the name Leo cardia cash bear over popped up in my research because she was Stravinsky's piano teacher really the best teacher he ever had was when I went to Russia I could find almost no information about cash Bhairava there were few lines in the dictionary but I found almost immediately the crown jewels in terms of music I found her Symphony the greatest work a composer can possibly write really as a symphony I found it after the Revolution her name was completely an acid forgotten not a lot of her music was ever played and one of the great thrills of my recent visit to Moscow was to discover many many musical compositions that she had written there perfectly complete and neat there they are ready to send to the music publishers for printing cash Bhairava represents the first truly internationally recognized composer she performed in London twice but yes it's very important we give value to Costanza you

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