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Women's voices across musical worlds

Author: Jane A Bernstein
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©2004.
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This book is the first to explore the musical activities and expressions of women from a thematic perspective. Written by a distinguished group of musicologists and ethnomusicologists, the essays collected here provide a cross-cultural and cross-historical view of the roles women have played as creators and performers and the representation of women in world, popular, and western art music. Organized in five  Read more...
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Women's voices across musical worlds.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)652186522
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane A Bernstein
ISBN: 1555535895 9781555535896 1555535887 9781555535889
OCLC Number: 52057905
Description: xvi, 353 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Public voices, private voices --
Cloistered voices --
Empowered voices --
Lamenting voices --
Gendered voices and performance.
Responsibility: edited by Jane A. Bernstein.
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