Minerva Scientifica – Windrush Medicine
PODCAST EPISODE 7: Windrush Medicine
“Women of Science & Music: 30 celebrations”
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We originally made this podcast in 2020 to celebrate both the foundation day of the International Council of Nurses (July 1st 1899), proposed by Ethel Gordon Fenwick, and the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife 2020 as part of our “Echoes from Essex” project. It features interviews with four of the nurses and midwives who arrived in Essex many years ago from the Caribbean – Tina Aparicia, Carol Sydney, Lenore Sykes and Nell Green. Their recorded interviews were made as part of an Evewright Arts Foundation project Caribbean Takeaway Takeover: Identities and Stories.
“The Rustling of Grass” (1923) by Avril Coleridge-Taylor for solo voice & piano; text by Alfred Noyes; performed by Simone Ibbett-Brown – Mezzo-Soprano & Frances M Lynch – Piano (the full text is on Soundcloud)
“Medicine” (2017) a soundscape by Primary 6 Clovenstone Primary School, Edinburgh for voices and electronics; performed by the composers
The series presenter is Frances M Lynch Artistic Director of electric voice theatre.
We are grateful to Lindsey Williamson from the International Council of Nurses for her support.