Music

An Edwardian Music Primer

A Twitter follower asked a great question about music in the Edwardian era, which alerted me to this gap on Edwardian Promenade. I’ve blogged a lot about ragtime and a little about the opera and musical theatre of the period, but have yet to draw them together–until now. I’m going try my best to stick …

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Women

Fascinating Women: Carrie Jacobs-Bond

Music played a large part in the lives of the Victorians and Edwardians, and with the boom in the music industry in the 1870s and 1880s, not only was a piano de rigueur in the middle class home, but musical talent was encouraged in both males and females. During the turn of the century, parlour …

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