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Elizabeth Stirling and the musical life of female organists in nineteenth-century England

Author: Judith Barger
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
Series: Music in nineteenth-century Britain.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Using the life and works of Elizabeth Stirling as a case study, this book focuses on the three roles common to female organists in nineteenth-century England: recitalist, church musician and composer, Dr Judith Barger utilizes many rich and diverse primary sources to piece together a coherent picture of Stirling in each of these pursuits, as well as to present vignettes from the lives of her female colleagues.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barger, Judith, 1948-
Elizabeth Stirling and the musical life of female organists in nineteenth-century England.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007
(OCoLC)639682251
Named Person: Elizabeth Stirling; Elizabeth Stirling; Elizabeth Stirling; Elizabeth (Komponistin) Stirling
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Barger
ISBN: 0754651290 9780754651291
OCLC Number: 70062980
Description: xvi, 240 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
"Ladies not eligible"? --
Preparing for and launching a career --
Building a career --
Female church organists --
Female organist composers of vocal music --
Female organist composers of organ music --
Legacies.
Series Title: Music in nineteenth-century Britain.
Responsibility: Judith Barger.
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Using the life and works of Elizabeth Stirling as a case study, this book focuses on the three roles common to female organists in nineteenth-century England: recitalist, church musician, and  Read more...

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