Women and Music: A History (2nd ed.)

Women and Music: A History (2nd ed.)

By: Karin Pendle (editor)Paperback

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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

About Author

Adrienne Fried Block is a musicologist who has long specialized in music by American women. She is author of Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian: The Life and Work of an American Composer. Michael J. Budds is a musicologist on the faculty of the University of Missouri, Columbia. He is author of Jazz in the Sixties: The Expansion of Musical Resources and Techniques. Marcia Citron, Professor of Musicology at Rice University, is author of the award-winning volume Gender and the Musical Canon and two other books on women in music, Letters of Fanny Hensel to Felix Mendelssohn and Cecile Chaminade: A Bio-bibliography. She also works on operas on film and has written Opera on the Screen. J. Michele Edwards, conductor and musicologist, is Professor of Music and also teaches in the Women's and Gender Studies Program at Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota. Recent projects include a recording of Marta Ptaszynska's Holocaust Memorial Cantata, essays about Julia Perry and Frederique Petrides, articles for the Revised New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and presentations about Japanese women composers. She is currently preparing a book about Ruth Crawford Seeger's String Quartet (1931). S. Kay Hoke chairs the Division of Fine Arts at Brevard College in the mountains of North Carolina. Currently she serves as a national workshop leader for Music! World! Opera!, a program sponsored by Opera America, and is writing a book on Douglas Moore's opera The Ballad of Baby Doe. Barbara Garvey Jackson is a professional violinist and Professor Emerita of Music at the University of Arkansas. She is founder and publisher of Clar-Nan Editions, a firm specializing in music by women of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The late L. JaFran Jones, an ethnomusicologist, was head of the music department at the University of Toledo, Ohio.


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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780253214225
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9780253214225
  • ISBN10: 025321422X
  • edition: 2nd ed.

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