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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Pool, Jeannie G.
American composer Zenobia Powell Perry.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009
|Named Person:||Zenobia Powell Perry; Zenobia Powell Perry; Zenobia Powell Perry|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jeannie G Pool
|ISBN:||9780810863767 0810863766 9780810863774 0810863774|
|Description:||xxi, 278 p. : ill., music, ports. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Zenobia Powell Perry : articulate link to American culture of the 1920s and '30s --
Song & verse in Boley : a lifetime of inspiration for an American composer --
"Lift every voice and sing" : Booker T. Washington, Boley, Oklahoma, and the political reality for Blacks --
Distinctively American : race and music --
The hidden history : Blacks and Native Americans' cultural implications --
Mentors, allies, and supporters : crucial for musical development --
Dett, Reece and Dawson : role models for careers in Black music --
Zenobia Powell Perry : an "ambiguous" woman --
Professional teaching career and graduate school --
Becoming a composer : studies with Milhaud and Willman --
Analysis of musical style and selected works.
|Responsibility:||Jeannie Gayle Pool.|
The book's best feature is that, thanks to many years of acquaintance, Pool is able to let Zenobia Powell Perry speak in her own voice, giving readers the impression that they truly are getting to