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From spirituals to symphonies : African-American women composers and their music

Author: Helen Walker-Hill
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work is a researched examination of the history and scope of musical composition by African-American women, focusing on the implications of race, gender, and class for their musical creativity,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Walker-Hill
ISBN: 0313299471 9780313299476
OCLC Number: 47690158
Description: xvi, 401 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Historical overview --
Undine Smith Moore (1904-89)--
Julia Perry (1924-79) --
Margaret Bonds (1913-72) --
Irene Britton Smith (1907-99) --
Dorothy Rudd Moore (b. 1940) --
Valerie Capers (b. 1935) --
Mary Watkins (b. 1939) --
Regina Harris Baiocchi (b. 1956).
Responsibility: Helen Walker-Hill.

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