Through violinist.com I’ve found a fascinating series of essays written by Margaret Mehl about early female violinists in Japan and the Kôda sisters..
Earthquakes and Pioneering Sisters in Japan
Kôda Shimai: the Pioneering Sisters (2): Kôda Kô
If anyone knows of any online resources about female violinists, or if you have essays like this one to share, contact me! I’d be glad to read them and publicize it here. Er, not that being featured on a tiny blog like this one is going to increase your hits very much, but it certainly can’t hurt, right?