The Renaissance movement in general and the thinking of the humanists in particular both gave new importance to the role of women in society. Consequently, by the dawn of the 17th century it had become normal practice for the daughters of good families to be educated. Learning, refinement and the ability to entertain were the key values. Musical training also became a necessity. New talents were to flourish in the baroque centuries. We invite you to discover the subtleties of the little-known musical universe of these exceptional musicians and poetesses.