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From convent to concert hall : a guide to women composers

Author: Sylvia Glickman; Martha Furman Schleifer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
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Publisher's description: In the world of musical composition, men have long overshadowed women. But as the prominence of women composers increases, so does interest in their lives and works. This is the first substantive biographical reference book geared toward the student or non-specialist, featuring information on nearly 200 women composers of the Western music tradition from the 9th century to the 21st.  Read more...
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From convent to concert hall.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(OCoLC)655771864
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Glickman; Martha Furman Schleifer
ISBN: 1573564117 9781573564113
OCLC Number: 50630624
Description: vi, 403 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction / Sylvia Glickman --
The Middle Ages and the Renaissance / Martha Furman Schleifer --
The seventeenth century / Barbara Garvey Jackson --
The eighteenth century / Valerie Woodring Goertzen --
The nineteenth century / E. Douglas Bomberger --
The twentieth century / Adeline Mueller.
Responsibility: edited by Sylvia Glickman and Martha Furman Schleifer.

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