Women Composers: The Lost Tradition Found 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Women Composers: The Lost Tradition Found 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Diane Peacock Jezic
     
 

ISBN-10: 155861074X

ISBN-13: 9781558610743

Pub. Date: 11/01/1993

Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The


   With newly recovered information about women composers as well as an updated listing of available scores and recordings, this edition brings together musical and biographical material about 25 composers from the 11th to the 20th centuries; discusses each composer in context and analyzes the conditions required for women to compose and for their…  See more details below

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   With newly recovered information about women composers as well as an updated listing of available scores and recordings, this edition brings together musical and biographical material about 25 composers from the 11th to the 20th centuries; discusses each composer in context and analyzes the conditions required for women to compose and for their works to survive.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558610743
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date:
11/01/1993
Series:
The Diane Peacock Jezic Series of Women in Music Series
Edition description:
2nd ed.
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition
Preface
Featured Compositions and Coordinated Tapes
Introduction1
Pt. 1The Medieval and Baroque Periods
Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179): Life in the Medieval Convents11
Francesca Caccini (1587-ca. 1640): The Medici Court of Florence17
Barbara Strozzi (1619-1664): The Venitian Musical Academies25
Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704): The Convent in Novara31
Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (1666-1729): The Court of Louis XIV37
Pt. 2The Classical Period
Anna Amalia, Princess of Prussia (1723-1787): The Court of Frederick the Great47
Anna Amalia, Duchess of Saxe-Weimar (1739-1807): The Court of Weimar51
Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759-1824): Vienna and Beyond57
Pt. 3The Romantic Period - Songs
Louise Reichardt (1779-1826): The Romantic Spirit65
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847): Domestic Music Making73
Josephine Lang (1815-1880): The Public Sphere83
Clara Wieck Schumann (1819-1896:)Touring Artist and Composer91
Pauline Viardot-Garcia (1821-1910): International Recognition103
Pt. 4The Romantic Period and Early Twentieth Century - Instrumental Music
Jeanne-Louise Dumont Farrenc (1804-1875): Pianist and Composer121
Louise Pauline Marie Heritte-Viardot (1841-1918): Musical Families129
Cecile Chaminade (1857-1944): Chevaliere de la Legion d'Honneure133
Lili Boulanger (1893-1918): The Prix de Rome139
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach (1867-1944): U.S. Symphonist147
Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979): English Performer and Composer157
Pt. 5Six Living U.S. Composers
Katherine Hoover (b. 1937): Virtuoso Flutist and Composer165
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich (b. 1939): The Pulitzer Prize173
Ruth Schonthal (b. 1924): Emigre Composer and Teacher183
Barbara Kolb (b. 1939): New Vistas193
Marga Richter (b. 1926): Chamber Music and Orchestral Composer201
Judith Lang Zaimont (b. 1945): Pianist, Author, Composer211
Appendix 1: Music Appreciation Textbooks Ranked in Order of Number of Women Composers Mentioned224
Appendix 2: Record Companies Featuring Women Composers228
Appendix 3: An Outline of Western Music from 850 through the 1940s229
Appendix 4: A Selected List of Publishers Featuring Women Composers237
Appendix 5: A Selected List of Twentieth-Century Women Conductors238
Appendix 6: Recordings Available from Leonarda Productions239
Recommended Reading243
Acknowledgments249

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