Famous women – so much could be said

Brigitte Beier; Karina Schmit: Hier spielt die Musik. ISBN 978-2-932338-65-6. ⭐️⭐️ 20 portraits of female classical musicians, composers and conductors. A couple of interesting details I did not yet know about Patricia Kopatchinskaya, Sarah Willis and Sofia Gubaidulina, but other than that… expectably stereotypical answers to often uninspired interviewer questions and copy-pastes of what music critics have said already. Disappointing.

Baroque music performed by Hille Perl, expert viola da gamba player, will have to compensate for a disappointing book:

A meditation about what matters