Hidden Gems - Eline Cote (LP)
Feminism and gender equality have been cornerstones of this double bassist's practice. Eline Cote is the founder of the all-female "Virago Symphonic Orchestra" which is led by a female conductor and plays music by female composers. This is her way of bringing women out of the shadows who do not belong there, and also of entering into the debate about the stereotyping of so-called "male" and "female" instruments, of female musicians/conductors/composers, ...
This album features works for solo double bass by female composers across the globe. Giving female composers a well-deserved spotlight as well as broadening the standard repertoire of the classical double bass world.
Artwork by Britt Vantournhout
Photography by Nafi Yao
Album Artwork Design by Eline Cote
Ondas - Sonia Ray
Sparring with Shadows - Sadie Harrison
Taxi - Joëlle Léandre
Time Management - Dorothy Hindman
Floating - Ellen Jacobs
The Window - Ellen Ruth Harrison
Monolog - Lera Auerbach
A Little Song for Teppo - Katrien Bos