Transforming women's education : liberal arts and music in female seminaries (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Transforming women's education : liberal arts and music in female seminaries

Author: Jewel A Smith
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2019]
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Börngen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jewel A Smith
ISBN: 9780252042249 0252042247 9780252084003 0252084004
OCLC Number: 1031338197
Description: xiii, 266 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Philosophies of women's education in the United States --
Beyond an accomplishment: a philosophy of music education --
The dawn of a new era in women's education --
Seminary structure: a comparison --
Curricula: academic and ornamental --
Music education for a young lady --
Instrumental music at the seminaries --
Singing ladies: vocal repertoire at the seminaries --
Afterword --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Jewel A. Smith.

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