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American Women Composers Before 1870 - Judith Tick

American Women Composers Before 1870

Paperback Published: 1st November 2010
ISBN: 9781878822598
Number Of Pages: 318

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Early American women composers are barely represented in standard reference works, yet their output constitutes a significant amount. This study also looks at attitudes towards women musicians in the mid-19th century.

List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Musical Examples
Preface to the New Edition
Introductionp. 1
The Tradition of Music as a Feminine Accomplishment, 1770 to 1830p. 13
Accomplishment Becomes Middle-Classp. 21
Music in Female Seminariesp. 33
Humble Beginnings, 1790 to 1825p. 57
A Woman Composer's Place is in the Parlor: New Trends in Mid-Centuryp. 73
Five Mid-Nineteenth-Century Composersp. 145
The Emergence of a Professional Ethos for Women Composersp. 217
Appendix. Selected Compositions Published by Women in the U.S. before 1870p. 235
Notesp. 241
Bibliographyp. 273
Indexp. 281
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ISBN: 9781878822598
ISBN-10: 1878822594
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 1st November 2010
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.25 x 15.22  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Type: New edition