Great article from Songofthelarkblog.com In Which I Learn Why There Are No Great Women Composers | Song of the Lark

A 17-year-old girl forced the Edexcel exam board to change its A-level music syllabus? How did she do this? Did she hack an extensive computer network? Did she threaten the board and then hold it hostage? Did she storm their office with firearms and issue terrifying proclamations with her foot resting upon the skulls of her enemies?

The truth is actually far more frightening: she began a change.org petition.

Little known fact: when someone issues a change.org petition, the person the petition is addressed to is forced to give in to petitioners’ demands. As we all know, that’s how 8,763 Americans managed to impeach Barack Obama…. Read on Peeps… In Which I Learn Why There Are No Great Women Composers | Song of the Lark

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