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One woman in a hundred : Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Author: Mary Sue Welsh
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2013.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Breaking the gender barrier inside a world-class orchestra

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012023403
Named Person: Edna Phillips; Edna Phillips; Edna Phillips
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Sue Welsh
ISBN: 9780252094545 0252094549
OCLC Number: 828896152
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm).
Contents: Foreword --
In the lion's den --
A formidable arena --
The little goat --
Keeping up with the speed kings --
One step ahead of the sheriff --
A season of firsts --
"Answer yes or no" --
"Mortally wounded" --
War on Broad Street --
Honor among women --
A month out of school --
On to Fantasia --
A silent exit --
Cajoling and seducing composers --
War stories --
Afterword.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Mary Sue Welsh.

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