Women and Music

Women and Music

A History
Edited by Karin Pendle
Distribution: World
Publication date: 04/22/2001
Format: Paperback 37 b&w photos, 1 index
ISBN: 978-0-253-21422-5
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A Main Selection of the Performing Arts Book Club

This updated, expanded, and reorganized edition of Women and Music features even more women composers, performers, and patrons, even more musical contexts, and an expanded view of women in music outside Europe and North America. A popular university textbook, Women and Music is enlightening for scholars, a good source of programming ideas for performers, and a pleasure for other music lovers

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“" . . . a thorough, insightful study of the rich musical heritage created by women." —American Music Teacher (on the first edition) This second edition of Women and Music now features even more women composers, performers, and patrons, even more musical contexts, and an expanded view of women in music outside Europe and North America.”

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ancient and Medieval Music
I. Women and Music in Greece and Rome
Ann N. Michelini
II. Women in Music to ca. 1450
J. Michele Edwards
The Fifteenth though the Eighteenth Centuries
III. Women in Music, ca. 1450-1600
Karin Pendle
IV. Musical Women of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Barbara Garvey Jackson
The Romantic Period
V. European Composers and Musicians, ca. 1800-1890
Nancy B. Reich
VI. European Composers and Musicians, 1880-1918
Marcia J. Citron
VII. Women in American Music, 1800-1918
Adrienne Fried Block, assisted by Nancy Stewart
Modern Music around the World
VIII. Contemporary British Composers
Catherine Roma
IX. Composers of Modern Europe, Australia, and New Zealand
Robert Zierolf
Modern Music in the Americas
X. North America since 1920
J. Michele Edwards, with contributions by Leslie Lassetter
XI. American Popluar Music
S. Kay Hoke
XII. African-American Women in Blues and Jazz
Michael J. Budds
The Special Roles of Women
XIII. Women’s Support and Encouragement of Music and Musicians
Linda Whitesitt
XIV. Women in Non-Western Music
L. JaFran Jones
XV. Recovering Jouissance: An Introduction to Feminist Musical Aesthetics
Renee Cox
General Bibliography
Recordings
Index
Contributors