Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction, Second Edition is the first undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions, ideal for students in courses in both music and women's studies. A compelling narrative, accompanied by over 50 guided listening examples, brings the world of women in music to life, examining a community of female musicians, including composers, producers, consumers, performers, technicians, mothers, and educators in art music and popular music. The book features a wide array of pedagogical aids, including a running glossary and a comprehensive companion website with streamed audio tracks, that help to reinforce key figures and terms. This new edition includes a major revision of the Women in World Music chapter, a new chapter in Western Classical "Work" in the Enlightenment, and a revised chapter on 19th Century Romanticism: Parlor Songs to Opera. 20th Century Art Music.
Part I. Telling Musical Stories: Missing Voices... 1. Reflections on Deep Listening 2. Medieval Liturgical Roots 3. Women in World Music Part II. Restricted Domains: Gender Spheres in Art Music 4. The Renaissance and Beyond 5. Baroque Keyboard and Vocal Genres 6. Classical Era: "Work" in the Era of the Enlightenment 7. Romantic-Era Performer/Composers Part III. Visual Images in an Aural World 8. American Popular Music: 1895-1945 9. Empowered Voices: Women of Gospel and Jazz" 10. Visual Media and the Marketing of Women Part IV A Time of Change 11.19th Century Romanticism: From Parlor Songs to Opera 12.Gender Integration in Twentieth-Century Instrumental Ensembles 13.Twentieth Century Art Music: Experimental Voices Part V. No Longer "One of the Boys" 14.Instrumental to Jazz: The Forgotten Role of Women 15.Music Technology in the Hands of Women 16.A New Message: Music Marketing