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American women composers

Author: Karin Pendle
Publisher: [Netherlands] : Harwood Academic Publishers, [1997]
Series: Contemporary music review, v. 16, pt. 1-2.
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American women have over a century of tradition as professional composers of serious music in the United States. This text spans the mid-century with women emerging in the 1950s to those whose music  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Pendle
ISBN: 9057021455 9789057021459
OCLC Number: 37626869
Notes: Cover title.
"January, 1997"--Page 3 of cover.
Description: i, 131 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The pioneering spirit: women composers of the older generation / Janelle Magnuson Gelfand --
Seventy years of composing: an interview with Vivian Fine / Leslie Jones --
Composers in academia: women composers at American colleges and universities / Therese Ellsworth --
On her way: an interview with Augusta Read Thomas / Karin Pendle --
New wine into old bottles: traditional media and contemporary women composers / Sharon Prado --
Meredith Monk: an interview about her recent opera, Atlas / Leslie Lassetter --
For the theatre: opera, dance, and theatre piece / Karin Pendle --
Creating options, creating music: an interview with Laurie Spiegel / Joanna Bosse --
American women in electronic music, 1984-94 / Gavin Borchert --
The healing muse: an interview with Kay Gardner / Catherine Roma --
Eyes on the composition prize / Annie Janeiro Randall --
Jazzwomen compose / Patrick Lewis Harbison and Gregory Kehl Moore.
Series Title: Contemporary music review, v. 16, pt. 1-2.
Responsibility: issue editor, Karin Pendle.


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