The Cambridge companion to women in music since 1900

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Hamer, Laura,


Cambridge University Press,, New York, United States ; Cambridge, United Kingdom, p.1 online resource. (2021)



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(OCoLC)fst01030520, (OCoLC)fst01177510, (OCoLC)fst01178182, (OCoLC)fst01941157, 20th century, 21st century, fast, History and criticism., Music by women composers, Music by women composers., Women composers., Women in the music trade., Women musicians.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Part 1. The Classical Tradition. Women in Composition before the Second World War / Sophie Fuller ; Women in Composition during the Cold War in Music / Rhiannon Mathias ; Behind the Iron Curtain : Female Composers in the Soviet Bloc / Elaine Kelly ; Still Exceptional? Women in Composition approaching the Twenty-First Century / Astrid Kvalbein ; On the Podium : Women Conductors / Laura Hamer ; Soloists and Divas : Evolving Opportunities, Identity, and Reception / Francesca Placanica ; In Her Own Words : Practitioner Contribution 1 / Elizabeth Hoffman -- Part 2. Women in Popular Music. Most of My Sheroes Don't Appear on a Stamp : Contextualising the Contributions of Women Musicians to the Progression of Jazz / Tammy L. Kernodle ; Leaders of the Pack : Girl Groups of the 1960s / Jacqueline Warwick ; Women and Rock / Leah Branstetter ; (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman : Women in Songwriting / Katherine Williams ; The British Folk Revival : Mythology and the 'Non-figuring' and 'Figuring' Woman / Michael Brocken ; How MTV Idols Got Us in Formation : Solo Women and Their Brands Make Space for Truth Telling, Trauma, and Survival in Popular Music from 1981 to the Present / Kristin J. Lieb ; In Her Own Words : Practitioner Contribution 2 / Virginia Kettle -- Part 3. Women and Music Technology. Case Studies of Women in Electronic Music : The Early Pioneers / Louis Niebur ; The Star-Eaters : A 2019 Survey of Female and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals using Electronics for Music / Margaret Schedel and Flannery Cunningham ; In Her Own Words : Practitioner Contribution 3 / Manuella Blackburn -- Part 4. Women's Wider Work in Music. Women and Music Education : Pedagogues, Curricula, and Role Models / Robert Legg ; Women in the Music Industries: The Art of Juggling / Clare K. Duffin ; In Her Own Words : Practitioner Contribution 4 / Steph Power -- Afterword. Challenges and Opportunities : Ways Forward for Women Working in Music / Victoria Armstrong."At the start of the twentieth century throughout much of the United States and Europe, fuelled by the enduring image of the 'new woman', 'femme nouvelle', and 'neuer Frau', there were wide-spread media discussions about women's roles in society and culture - what these roles were and what they should be. The debates took place as more and more women of all classes and nationalities, refusing any longer to accept subservient, domestic positions, were moving into many different areas of public life with increasing confidence, independence, and determination"--Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.