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Women and music in cross-cultural perspective

Author: Ellen Koskoff
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1987.
Series: Contributions in women's studies, no. 79.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume offers an introduction to the field of women, music and culture, examining the implications of gender upon music performance. The presentation focuses on women from many different  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women and music in cross-cultural perspective.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1987
(OCoLC)902960255
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Koskoff
ISBN: 031324314X 9780313243141
OCLC Number: 15107888
Description: xiii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction to women, music, and culture --
From singing to lamenting [Greek village] --
Balkan women a preservers of traditional music and culture --
"Ya salio de la mar" [Judeo-Spanish wedding songs] --
Sociohistorical perspective on Tunisian woman as professional musicians --
Hazara women in Afghanistan : innovators and preservers of a musical tradition --
Professional women in Indian music :deathof the courtesan tradition --
Identity and individuality in an ensemble tradition : female vocalist in Java --
Female tayu in the Gidaya narrative tradition of Japan --
Musical tradition and gender identity in the myth and ritual of the Kalapalo of central Brazil --
The joyful sound : women in the nineteenth century United States hymnody tradition --
Close harmony : Early jazz styles in the music of the New Orleans Boswell Sisters --
Investigation into women-identified music in the United States --
The sound of a woman's voice [Hassidic community] --
Power and gender in the musical experiences of women.
Series Title: Contributions in women's studies, no. 79.
Responsibility: edited by Ellen Koskoff.

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?. . . Musical excerpts are quoted and some musical terminology is employed, yet the essays do not become so technical as to burden the non-musicological reader. Those essays which are more Read more...

 
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