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Karin Pendle and Melinda Boyd - Women In Music – A Research And Information Guide

Women in Music: an annotated bibliography emerging from more than 25 years of feminist scholarship on music. This book testifies to the great variety of subjects and approaches represented in over two decades of published writings on women, their work, and the important roles that feminist outlooks have played in formerly male-oriented academic scholarship or journalistic musings on women and music.
The only complete and (fairly) up-to-date resource on women’s activities and contributions in the creation and performance of music through the ages, it includes major books, articles and recordings published over the past five decades. The book examines a broad cross-section of contemporary thought from all over the world,  with each entry including annotation along with a critical description of content.

Table of Contents

1. Reference Works
2. Music Histories of Women
3. Collections of Essays
4. Feminist Methods and Viewpoints in Music
5. Issues of Sexuality
6. Music Education and Training
7. Careers in Music
8. Women’s Financial Support of Music and Musicians
9. Historical Periods
10. Ethnomusicology
11. Countries and Geographical Areas
12. Music for Stage and Film
13. Women in Rock and Pop
14. Women in Blues and Jazz
15. Women in Country, Folk, and Gospel
16. Individuals
17. Two or More Individuals
18. Index of Names, Index of Authors, Editors, and Translators, Index of Subjects

Karin Pendle has taught at Oberlin College, the University of Western Ontario (London), and the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, from which she retired in 2004.

Melinda Boyd is Assistant Professor of Music History at the University of Northern Iowa. Her research focuses on women composers and performers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Paperback, published in 2011, 846 pages.

Publisher: Routledge / ISBN: 9780415867122
Medium: Book


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