ISBN-10:
052164030X
ISBN-13:
9780521640305
Pub. Date:
06/28/2014
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Gendering Musical Modernism: The Music of Ruth Crawford, Marion Bauer, and Miriam Gideon

Gendering Musical Modernism: The Music of Ruth Crawford, Marion Bauer, and Miriam Gideon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521640305
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/28/2014
Series: Cambridge Studies in Music Theory and Analysis Series , #15
Pages: 215
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Ellie M. Hisama is Associate Professor of Music at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York and is Director of the Institute for Studies in American Music at Brooklyn College.

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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