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December 4th, 2015

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Joseph Haydn, one of 63 male composers on the syllabus.Photograph: Alamy

Joseph Haydn, one of 63 male composers on the syllabus.
Photograph: Alamy

Petition calls for Edexcel to change syllabus after student points out that it features 63 male composers and no female ones

A student has launched an online campaign to ensure that women are represented on Edexcel’s A-level music syllabus, which currently features 63 male composers and no female ones.

Seventeen-year-old Jessy McCabe noticed the lack of female representation on the exam board’s music syllabus after participating in a programme on gender inequality. Full story.

Nadia Khomami (The Guardian) / August 18, 2015

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