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Women & music : a history

Author: Karin Pendle
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Features several women composers, performers, and patrons, musical contexts, and an expanded view of women in music outside Europe and North America. A popular university textbook, this book is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Pendle
ISBN: 0253338190 9780253338198 025321422X 9780253214225
OCLC Number: 44413706
Description: x, 516 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Abbreviations used in this book --
[pt. 1]. Feminist aesthetics --
1. Recovering jouissance : feminist aesthetics and music / Renée Cox Lorraine --
[pt. 2]. Ancient and medieval music --
2. Women and music in ancient Greece and Rome / Ann N. Michelini --
3. Women in music to ca. 1450 / J. Michele Edwards --
[pt. 3]. The fifteenth through the eighteenth centuries --
4. Musical women in early modern Europe / Karin Pendle --
5. Musical women of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Barbara Garvey Jackson --
[pt. 4]. The nineteenth century and the Great War --
6. European composers and musicians, ca. 1800-1890 / Nancy B. Reich --
7. European composers and musicians, 1880-1918 / Marcia J. Citron --
8. Women in American music, 1800-1918 / Adrienne Fried Block, assisted by Nancy Stewart --
[pt. 5]. Modern music around the globe --
9. Contemporary British composers / Catherine Roma --
10. Composers of modern Europe, Israel, Australia, and New Zealand / Karin Pendle and Robert Zierolf --
11. North America since 1920 / J. Michele Edwards, with contributions by Leslie Lassetter --
12. American popular music / S. Kay Hoke --
[pt. 6]. Women in the world of music : three approaches --
Introduction / Robert Whitney Templeman --
13. Women and music around the Mediterranean / L. JaFran Jones --
14. Women in the world of music: Latin America, Native America, and the African diaspora / Robert Whitney Templeman --
15. American women in blues and jazz / Michael J. Budds --
[pt. 6]. The special roles of women --
16. Women's support and encouragement of music and musicians / Linda Whitesitt --
General bibliography --
Contributors --
Index.
Other Titles: Women and music
Responsibility: edited by Karin Pendle.

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" ... a thorough, insightful study of the rich musical heritage created by women." N. American Music Teacher

 
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