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By Laurel Parsons,Brenda Ravenscroft

ISBN-10: 0190236868

ISBN-13: 9780190236861

ISBN-10: 0190665815

ISBN-13: 9780190665814

over the last 30 years, musicologists have produced a outstanding new physique of analysis literature targeting the lives and careers of girls composers of their socio-historical contexts. yet distinctive research and dialogue of the works created via those composers are nonetheless tremendous infrequent. this can be rather actual within the area of tune thought, the place scholarly paintings keeps to concentration virtually solely on male composers. additionally, whereas the variety of performances, declares, and recordings of track by way of girls has certainly grown, those works stay considerably underrepresented compared to track by way of male composers. Addressing those deficits isn't easily a question of rectifying a scholarly gender imbalance: the inability of information surrounding the song of woman composers implies that students, performers, and most people stay unusual with a wide physique of fascinating repertoire.

Analytical Essays on song via ladies Composers: live performance track, 1960-2000 is the 1st to seem in a groundbreaking four-volume sequence dedicated to compositions by means of girls throughout Western paintings track heritage. each one bankruptcy opens with a quick biographical comic strip of the composer earlier than proposing an in-depth critical-analytic exploration of a unmarried consultant composition, linking analytical observations with questions of which means and sociohistorical context. Chapters are grouped thematically via analytical process into 3 sections, each one of which locations the analytical equipment utilized in the essays that persist with into the context of overdue twentieth-century rules and traits. that includes wealthy analyses and significant discussions, many by means of major track theorists within the box, this assortment brings to the fore repertoire from quite a number very important composers, thereby allowing additional exploration through students, lecturers, performers, and listeners.

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