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Gendering Musical Modernism The Music of Ruth Crawford, Marion Bauer, and Miriam Gideon

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ISBN-10: 052164030X

ISBN-13: 9780521640305

Edition: 2001

Authors: Ellie M. Hisama, Ian Bent

List price: $101.99
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Exploring the work of three significant American women composers of the 20th century (Ruth Crawford, Marion Bauer and Miriam Gideon), this book provides information on their lives and music, interweaving history and musical analysis.
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Book details

List price: $101.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/22/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 220
Size: 6.85" wide x 9.70" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Ellie M. Hisama is professor of music at Columbia University.

List of figures
List of tables
List of examples
Foreword
Acknowledgments
List of abbreviations
Note about technical terms
Cultural analysis and post-tonal music
The question of climax in Ruth Crawford's String Quartet, third movement
Inscribing identities in Crawford's String Quartet, fourth movement
The politics of contour in Crawford's 'Chinaman, Laundryman'
Gender, sexuality, and performance in Marion Bauer's Toccata
Musical sublimation in Bauer's 'Chromaticon'
'A Woman's Way of Responding to the World': Miriam Gideon's 'Night is My Sister'
Feminist agency in Gideon's 'Esther'
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index