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Historical anthology of music by women

Author: James R Briscoe
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Musical score   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Contains vocal and instrumental music from the Middle Ages to the present, with introductory essays on each composer.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Music by women composers
Document Type: Musical Score, Archival Material
Music Type: Chants, Christian; Songs; Operas; Sonatas; Symphonies
All Authors / Contributors: James R Briscoe
ISBN: 0253212960 9780253212962
OCLC Number: 13945768
Language Note: English, French, German, Italian, and Latin words; includes English translations printed as texts for non-English-language works.
Notes: English, French, German, Italian, and Latin words; includes English translations printed as texts for non-English-language works.
Principally reprints.
Contains vocal and instrumental music from the Middle Ages to the present, with introductory essays on each composer.
Performer(s): Various performers on the accompanying sound discs.
Description: 1 score (xii, 402 pages) ; 28 cm
Contents: Kassia / Diane Touliatos-Banker --
Augustus, the monarch ; Fallen woman / Kassia--
Hildegard von Bingen / Barbara Jean Jeskalian --
De Sancta Maria ; In evangelium ; Kyrie / Hildegard von Bingen --
Countess of Dia / Beverly J. Evans --
A chantar / Countess of Dia --
Anne Boleyn / Edith Borroff --
O deathe, rock me asleepe / Anne Boleyn --
Maddalena Casulana / Beatrice Pescerelli --
Morte--Che vôi--Te chiamo ( Madrigal VI) / Maddalena Casulana --
Francesca Caccini / Carolyn Raney --
Laudate Dominum ; Maria, dolce Maria : from Il Primo libro ; Aria of the shepherd : from La liberazione di Ruggiero / Francesca Caccini --
Isabella Leonarda / Barbara Garvey Jackson --
Kyrie ; Crucifixus : from Messa prima / Isabella Leonarda --
Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre / Susan Erickson --
Flamande and Chaconne : from suite in D minor, for harpsichord ; Semelé / Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre --
Maria Margherita Grimani / Barbara Garvey Jackson --
Sinfonia : from Pallade e Marte / Maria Margherita Grimani --
Anna Amalie / Jane P. Ambrose --
Adagio : from Sonata in F for flute and continuo / Anna Amalie --
Marianne von Martinez / Karin Pendle --
Allegro : from Sonata in A / Marianne von Martinez --
Maria Theresia von Paradis / Karin Pendle --
Morgenlied eines armen Mannes ; Siciliene : for violin and keyboard / Maria Theresia von Paradis --
Maria Agata Szymanowska / Nancy Fierro --
Nocturne [in B flat major] / Maria Agata Szymanowska --
Josephine Lang / Marcia J. Citron --
Frühzeitiger Frühling / Josephine Lang --
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel / Marcia J. Citron --
Schwanenlied / Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel --
Clara Schumann / Nancy B. Reich --
Liebst du um Schönheit ; Allegro moderato : from Trio in G minor ; Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann / Clara Schumann. Louise Farrenc / Bea Friedland --
Allegro deciso : from Trio in E minor / Louise Farrenc --
Pauline Viardot-Garcia / Austin B. Caswell --
Beschwörung / Pauline Viardot-Garcia --
Amy Marcy Beach / Adrienne Fried Block --
Elle et moi ; Allegro deciso : from Symphony no. 1 ; Hermit thrush at morn / Amy Marcy Beach --
Cécile Chaminade / James R. Briscoe --
Andante : from Sonata in C minor for piano / Cécile Chaminade --
Dame Ethel Smyth / Jane A. Bernstein --
Scene from Act I of the opera The wreckers / Dame Ethel Smyth --
Lili Boulanger / Léonie Rosenstiel --
Je garde une médaille d'elle ; Demain fera un an : from Clairières dans le ciel / Lili Boulanger --
Alma Mahler / Susan M. Filler --
Erkennende / Alma Mahler --
Rebecca Clarke / Jane A. Bernstein --
Allegro : from Trio for violin, cello, and piano / Rebecca Clarke --
Germaine Tailleferre / Léonie Rosentiel --
Modéré sans lenteur : from Sonata in C-sharp minor for violin and piano / Germaine Tailleferre --
Ruth Crawford Seeger / Judith Tick --
Prelude no. 2 for piano ; Rat riddles : from Three songs ; Andante and Allegro possible : from String quartet / Ruth Crawford Seeger --
Miriam Gideon / Barbara A. Petersen --
Hound of heaven / Miriam Gideon --
Grażyna Bacewicz / Adrian T. Thomas --
Sonata no. 2 for piano / Grażyna Bacewicz --
Louise Talma / James R. Briscoe --
Corona : from Seven sonnets by John Donne / Louise Talma --
Julia Perry / Mildred Denby Green --
Homunculus C.F. / Julia Perry --
Vivian Fine / Vivian Fine --
Triumph of Alcestis : from the ballet Alcestis / Vivian Fine --
Violet Archer / Robert Weber --
Preamble : from Sonata for alto saxophone and piano / Violet Archer --
Pauline Oliveros / Heidi Von Gunden --
Teach yourself to fly ; Tumbling song ; Zina's circle : from Sonic meditations / Pauline Oliveros --
Thea Musgrave / James R. Briscoe --
Monologue of Mary : from the opera Mary, Queen of Scots / Thea Musgrave --
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich / Ellen Taaffe Zwilich with Bruce Creditor --
First movement of Symphony no. 1 / Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.
Responsibility: edited by James R. Briscoe.
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