Women in Music An Anthology of Source Readings from the Middle Ages to the Present

ISBN-10: 1555532403

ISBN-13: 9781555532406

Edition: 2nd 1996 (Revised)

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The voices of women such as Abbess Hildegard of Bingen, Clara Schumann, and Marian Anderson resonate as they emerge from the wide range of materials in this volume, which includes letters, diaries, poems, novels, and reviews that reveal women's achievements not only as patrons and educators but also as composers and performers.
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List price: $33.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 11/2/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction to the 1995 Edition
Women as Singers in Christian Antiquity
Music in an Early Community of Women
Life at a Twelfth-Century Benedictine Convent
Hildegard of Bingen: Abbess and Composer
Three Women Troubadours
Women Among the Minstrels and as Amateur Musicians
The Renaissance Lady
Vocal and Instrumental Music Performance at an Italian Convent
The Rise of Women as Virtuoso Singers
Francesca Caccini: Singer-Composer
Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre: Composer and Harpsichordist
The Venetian Conservatories
Music as an Accomplishment
Marianne von Martinez: Composer and Singer
Maria Theresia von Paradis: Pianist on Tour
Corona Schroter and Julie Candeille: Two Composers Speak Out
Clara Schumann: Pianist
Amy Fay: Pianist
Lillian Nordica: Operatic Soprano
Margaret Blake-Alverson: Contralto
Sissieretta Jones: Soprano
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
Clara Schumann
Ethel Smyth
Luise Adolpha Le Beau
Cosima Wagner
The Female Amateur: From Accomplishment to Achievement
Women as Teachers
Women as Patrons in the Club Movement
The Vienna Damen Orchester in New York, 1871
Caroline B. Nichols and the Boston Fadette Lady Orchestra
Camilla Urso on Professional Equity for Women Violinists, 1893
Should Women Perform in the Same Orchestra with Men?
George Upton: A Classic Formulation of Women's Inferiority
Helen J. Clarke: Regarding Unequal Education in the Past
Frederick Meadows-White: Regarding the "Great Composer" Aspect of the Question
Amy Fay: Women Have Too Well Aided Men
Mabel Daniels: Fighting Generalizations About Women
A Corollary to the Question: Sexual Aesthetics in Music Criticism
Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge: Patron of Chamber Music
Nadia Boulanger: Teacher of Composers
Women's Symphony Orchestras
American Women Demand "Mixed" Orchestras
Three Musicians Recall Their Careers: Antonia Brico Frederique Petrides, and Jeannette Scheerer
Marian Anderson: Contralto
Ethel Smyth: "Female Pipings in Eden"
Carl E. Seashore: "Why No Great Women Composers?"
Ruth Crawford-Seeger
Elisabeth Lutyens
Nancy Van de Vate
The Women's Philharmonic
Joan Tower: Composer
Marcia J. Citron: Musicologist
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