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Women, Music, Culture An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0415875633
ISBN-13: 9780415875639
Edition: 2011
Authors: Julie C. Dunbar
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Description: Women, Music, Culture is an undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of different musical genres and professions. Clear writing, compelling narrative, and more than fifty guided listening examples bring the world  More...

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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 0.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Women, Music, Culture is an undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of different musical genres and professions. Clear writing, compelling narrative, and more than fifty guided listening examples bring the world of women in music to life. It includes a wide array of pedagogical aids, including an abundance of photographs, a comprehensive companion website, critical thinking exercises, as well as a running glossary that reinforces key figures and terms. Covering important figures in art music and popular music, it examines a community of women involved in the world of music, including producers, consumers, performers, technicians, mothers, educators and listeners.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Telling Musical Stories: Missing Voices in the Documentation of Musical Traditions
Introduction to Part 1
Reflections on "Deep Listening:" Exploring Music in Context
Medieval Liturgical Roots and the Documentation of the Western Canon
Women in World Music: Another Picture of Musical Documentation
Guided Research Project for Part 1: Defining Feminism
Restricted Domains: Gender Spheres In Art Music
Introduction to Part 2
The Renaissance and Beyond: Courtly Worlds of Women and Music
Baroque Keyboard and Vocal Genres: Gender Roles in Musical Families
Romantic-Era Performer/Composers: Walking the Public/Private Line
Guided Research Project for Part 2: Writing the Classical Chapter
Visual Images in an Aural World
Introduction to Part 3
American Popular Music: 1895-1945
Empowered Voices in the Public Eye: Women of Gospel and Blues
Visual Media and the Marketing of Women Performers
Guided Research Project for Part 3: Women Behind the Lens
A Century of Change: The Impact of Education on Women's Art Music Activity
Introduction to Part 4
Gender Integration in Twentieth-Century Instrumental Ensembles
Twentieth-Century Large-Scale Works: Contrasting Compositional Voices
Old Genres, New Sounds: Contemporary Music and Experimental Voices
Guided Research Project for Part 4: Out of the Textbook and Into the Concert Hall
No Longer "One of the Boys"
Introduction to Part 5
Instrumental to Jazz: The Forgotten Role of Women
Music Technology in the Hands of Women
A New Message: Taking Charge in the Mass Music Market
Guided Research Project for Part 5: "Women's Music" and Segregation: Debating the Pros and Cons
Glossary
Index

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