New Historical Anthology of Music by Women

New Historical Anthology of Music by Women

Companion Compact Discs
Briscoe, James R.
Distribution: World
Publication date: 07/18/2004
Format: Audio CD 55 figures, 1 bibliog.
ISBN: 978-0-253-34406-9
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This attractive 3-CD set compiles the music of women composers through the centuries. It includes works by Amy Beach, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Barbara Strozzi, and Clara Schumann. This impressive collection of original and remastered recordings by major artists is invaluable for the teacher, student, and interested listener.

Author Bio

James R. Briscoe, Professor of Musicology at Butler University, is a specialist in French music, the works of Claude Debussy, and women’s music. He has received research and teaching grants from the French government, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Mellon Foundation. In addition to numerous articles, critical editions, and books, he is the editor of Contemporary Anthology of Music by Women (IUP, 1997).

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Table of Contents

1. Sappho, by Thomas J. Mathiesen
2. Kassia, by Diane H. Touliatos
3. Hildegard von Bingen, by Michael Klaper
4. Contessa de Dia, by Elizabeth Aubrey
5. Dame Margot and Dame Maroie de Diergnau
6. Margaret of Austria, by Martin Picker
7. Anne Boleyn, by Janet Pollack
8. Maddalena Casulana
9. Francesca Caccini
10. Barbara Strozzi, by Ellen Rosand
11. Isabella Leonarda
12. Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, by Susan E. Erickson
13. Maria Margherita Frimani
14. Anna Amalie, by Jill M. Fankhauser
15. Marianna von Martines, by Karin Pendle
16. Maria Theresia von Paradis, by Hidemi Matsushita
17. Maria Agata Szymanowska, by Nancy Fierro
18. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, by Marcia J. Citron
19. Clara Vieck Schumann, by Nancy B. Reich
20. Louise Farrenc
21. Pauline Viardot, by Mark Everist
22. Amy Beach, by Adrienne F. Block
23. Teresa Carreno
24. Cecile Chaminade
25. Dame Ethyl Smyth, by Roberta L. Lindsey
26. May Frances Aufderheide, by Carolynn A. Lindeman
27. Lili Boulanger, by Annegret Fauser
28. Alma Mahler, by Susan M. Filler
29. Rebecca Clarke, by Bryony Jones
30. Germaine Tailleferre, by Caroline Potter
31. Ruth Crawford Seeger, by Sharon Mirchandani
32. Florence Price, by Melissa Blakesly
33. Elsa Barraine
34. Miriam Gideon, by Barbara A. Petersen
35. Grazyna Bacewicz, by Judith Rosen
36. Julia Perry
37. Vivian Fine, by Elizabeth C. Fine
38. Jean Coulthard, by David G. Duke
39. Violet Archer
40. Pauline Oliveros
41. Thea Musgrave
42. Ellen Taafe Zwilich
43. Augusta Read Thomas