Cecilia Reclaimed: Feminist Perspectives on Gender and Music

Cecilia Reclaimed: Feminist Perspectives on Gender and Music

by Susan C. Cook

ISBN-10: 0252063414

ISBN-13: 9780252063411

Pub. Date: 03/28/1994

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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University of Illinois Press
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Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Ode to Cecilia
Introduction: "Bright Cecilia"1
1Feminist Approaches to Musicology15
2Erasing the Boundaries between Public and Private in Women's Performance Traditions35
3Music and the English Renaissance Controversy over Women52
4Quinault, Lully, and the Precieuses: Images of Women in Seventeenth-Century France70
5"A Distinguishing Virility": Feminism and Modernism in American Art Music90
6The Child Is Mother of the Woman: Amy Beach's New England Upbringing107
7Anna Maria della Pieta: The Woman Musician of Venice Personified134
8Ladies' Companion, Ladies' Canon? Women Composers in American Magazines from Godey's to the Ladies' Home Journal156
9Feminine or Masculine: The Conflicting Nature of Female Images in Rap Music183
10"Cursed Was She": Gender and Power in American Balladry202

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