Gendering Musical Modernism: The Music of Ruth Crawford, Marion Bauer, and Miriam Gideonby Ellie M. Hisama
Pub. Date: 02/28/2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book explores the work of three significant American women composers of the twentieth century. See more details below
This book explores the work of three significant American women composers of the twentieth century.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Music Theory and Analysis Series, #15
- Product dimensions:
- 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.75(d)
Table of Contents
List of figures; List of tables; List of examples; Foreword Ian Bent; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Note about technical terms; 1. Cultural analysis and post-tonal music; 2. The question of climax in Ruth Crawford's String Quartet, third movement; 3. Inscribing identities in Crawford's String Quartet, fourth movement; 4. The politics of contour in Crawford's 'Chinaman, Laundryman'; 5. Gender, sexuality, and performance in Marion Bauer's Toccata; 6. Musical sublimation in Bauer's 'Chromaticon'; 7. 'A Woman's Way of Responding to the World': Miriam Gideon's 'Night is My Sister'; 8. Feminist agency in Gideon's 'Esther'; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
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