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 New,Women and Music in Ireland

  • Editor: Beausang, Ita
  • Editor: O'Connor-Madsen, Jennifer
  • Editor: Watson, Laura



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  • Preface Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Harry White
  • Introduction Laura Watson, Jennifer O'Connor-Madsen, and Ita Beausang
  • Part I : Establishing a Place for Women Musicians in Irish Society of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
  • 1. Daughters of Hibernia: Seen and Not Heard? Ita Beausang
  • 2. 'No Accomplishment So Great for a Lady': Women and Music in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Elite Irish Household Karol Mullaney-Dignam
  • 3. The Development of the Female Musician in Nineteenth Century Dublin Jennifer O'Connor-Madsen
  • 4. Family, Filial Ties, and Forging Careers as Female Musicians in the Nineteenth Century: The Story of the Glover Sisters Mary Louise O'Donnell
  • Part II : Women and Practice in Irish Traditional Music
  • 5. The Daghda, the Minstrel Boy, and Convent Schools: Reflections on Gender and the Harp in Ireland Helen Lawlor
  • 6. 'No Longer Second Fiddle': Due Recognition for Josephine Keegan Daithi Kearney
  • 7. Ireland's Female Harping Triumvirate: The Legacy of Sheila Larchet Cuthbert, Mercedes Garvey, and Grainne Yeats Teresa O'Donnell
  • Part III : Gaps and Gender Politics in the History of Twentieth-Century Women Composers and Performers
  • 8. 'A Daughter of Music': Alicia Adelaide Needham's Anglo-Irish Life and Music Axel Klein
  • 9. Mary Dickenson-Auner: A Life with the Violin Margarethe Engelhardt-Krajanek
  • 10. 'Opera Over a Cooking Stove': Gender Dynamics in the Music Career of Joan Trimble Ruth Stanley
  • 11. Rhoda Coghill and the Gender Politics of Piano Performance Laura Watson
  • Part IV : Situating Discourses of Women, Gender, and Music in the Twenty-First Century
  • 12. Women and Composition: Fifty Years of Progress? Nicola LeFanu
  • 13. Transcending Conventional Habits: Music and the Collaborative Process in Joint Works Rhona Clarke
  • 14. Surveying the Scene: Current Thoughts on Women and Electroacoustic Music in Ireland Barbara Jillian Dignam
  • 15. We Buried the Heteropatriarchy and Danced on its Grave: Towards a Liberation Movement for Irish Traditional Music Tes Slominski
  • Bibliography
  • Index