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The world of women in classical music

Author: Anne Gray
Publisher: La Jolla, Calif. : WordWorld, ©2007.
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Gray, Anne.
World of women in classical music.
La Jolla, Calif. : WordWorld, ©2007
(OCoLC)652505472
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Gray
ISBN: 1599753200 9781599753201
OCLC Number: 123539910
Description: xv, 1055 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Sect. 1. Composers --
Ch. 1. ancient times --
Dark and middle ages 850-1450 --
Renaissance 1450-1600 --
Ch. 2. Baroque period 1600-1750 --
classical period 1750-1820 --
Ch. 3. Romantic period 1820-1910 --
Ch. 4 : pt. A. British (United Kingdom) composers --
Ch. 4 : pt. B. Composers from English speaking countries --
Ch. 5 : pt. A. Western European composers : France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Spain, Finland --
Ch. 5 : pt. B. Central and East European composers : Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan --
Ch. 5 : pt. C. Other international composers : Iceland, India, Israel --
Ch. 5 : pt. D. Latin American composers : Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela --
Ch. 5 : pt. E. Asian composers : China, Japan, Korea, Asian American, Asian Canadian --
Ch. 6. second new England school --
Ch. 7. Pen women in music --
Ch. 8. Women of color : triumph and tragedy --
Ch. 9 : pt. A. Twentieth century American composers --
Ch. 10 : pt. B. Contemporary American composers --
Ch. 10. Women behind the silver screen --
Sect. 2. Conductors --
Ch. 11 : pt. A. Wielding the small stick --
Ch. 11 : pt. B. On the Podia in the 21st century --
Ch. 11 : pt. C. Women in military bands --
Ch. 11 : pt. D. Women principals in American orchestras --
Ch. 11 : pt. E. Ladies of the orchestra --
Ch. 11 : pt. F. Around the world with a few women --
Sect. 3. Performers --
Ch. 12. Instrumentalists --
Ch. 12 : pt. A. Ladies take a bow : violin --
Ch. 12 : pt. B. That "king-size" violin : viola --
Ch. 12 : pt. C. 'Cello and bass-the really unladylike instruments --
Ch. 12 : pt. D. art of the luthier --
Ch. 12 : pt. E. Other strings attached : guitar, sitar --
Ch. 12 : pt. F. Harpists past and present --
Ch. 12 : pt. G. Women of the winds : recorder, piccolo, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, contra bassoon, saxophone --
Ch. 12 : pt. H. Women polish their brasses : French horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba --
Ch. 12 : pt. I. Ladies get to bang the drums --
Ch. 12 : pt. J. harpsichord still sings --
Ch. 12 : pt. K. Ladies of the keyboard --
Ch. 12 : pt. L. Mastering the king of instruments --
Ch. 12 : pt. M. Instruments of mystery : theremin, ondes martenot, synthesizer --
Ch. 13. Singers --
Ch. 13 : pt. A. Immortal divas-breaking the chains of silence --
Ch. 13 : pt. B. Into the 20th century : 1900-1929 --
Ch. 13 : pt. C. next generation : 1930-1940 --
Ch. 13 : pt. D. 21st century prima donnas --
Ch. 13 : pt. E. legacy of black singers : a courageous heritage --
Ch. 13 : pt. F. Other fine voices --
Ch. 13 : pt. G. Women cantors --
Sect. 4. Musicologists --
Ch. 14 : pt. A. American musicologists --
Ch. 14 : pt. B. International musicologists --
Sect. 5. Women in the business of music --
Ch. 15 : pt. A. Orchestra managers, archivists --
Ch. 15 : pt. B. Lady phantoms of the opera --
Ch. 15 : pt. C. Publishers-music between the sheets --
Ch. 15 : pt. D. recording industry --
Ch. 15 : pt. E. Different drummers --
Ch. 16. Agents --
the starmakers --
Ch. 17. unforgotten-those amazing philanthropists.
Responsibility: Anne K. Gray.

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The World of Women in Classical Music by Dr. Anne K. Gray

by CharlesBubb (WorldCat user published 2010-06-19) Excellent Permalink

The eagerly awaited sequel to The Popular Guide to Classical Music, The WORLD of WOMEN in Classical Music, culminating over 10 years of research, harvests an incredible WEALTH of information!

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