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Women of influence in contemporary music : nine American composers

Author: Michael Slayton
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Women of Influence in Contemporary Music: Nine American Composers, Michael K. Slayton has collected essays, which focus on women who have made significant contributions to American music: Elizabeth Austin, Susan Botti, Gabriela Lena Frank, Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen, Tania León, Cindy McTee, Marga Richter, and Judith Shatin. While these composers have much in common, not least of all dedication to their art,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Women of influence in contemporary music.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010028110
(OCoLC)646309487
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Slayton
ISBN: 9780810877481 0810877481
OCLC Number: 700461678
Description: 1 online resource (478 pages)
Contents: FOREWORD: "WHO ARE THESE WOMEN?"; EDITOR'S PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ELIZABETH R. AUSTIN (1938- ); SUSAN BOTTI (1962- ); GABRIELA LENA FRANK (1972- ); JENNIFER HIGDON (1962- ); LIBBY LARSEN (1950- ); TANIA LEÓN (1943- ); CINDY McTEE (1953- ); MARGA RICHTER (1926- ); JUDITH SHATIN; INDEX; INDEX OF MUSICAL WORKS BY COMPOSER; ABOUT THE EDITOR AND CONTRIBUTORS.
Responsibility: edited by Michael K. Slayton.

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In this collection of essays and interviews, nine gifted composers openly discuss their work.  Read more...

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Slayton (Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt Univ.) has assembled extensive and exciting materials on nine significant American composers. For each-Elizabeth Austin, Susan Botti, Gabriela Lena Frank, Read more...

 
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