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New. The Cambridge Companion to Women Composers

  • Editor: Head, Matthew
  • Editor: Wollenberg, Susan

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Contents

  • List of figures
  • List of music examples
  • Notes on contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of abbreviations
  • Prologue: studies in women composers – the first fifty years Matthew Head and Susan Wollenberg
  • Part I . Themes in Studying Women Composers:
  • 1. Historical women composers and the transience of female musical fame Paula Higgins
  • 2. In search of a feminist analysis Susan Wollenberg
  • 3. Composing women's history: beyond suppression and separate spheres Matthew Head
  • 4. Progress and professionalism Sophie Fuller
  • 5. Women composers and feminism Leah Broad
  • Part II . Highlighting Women Composers Before 1750:
  • 6. Medieval women in composition and musical production Margot Fassler
  • 7. Sixteenth-century women composers, beyond borders Laurie Stras
  • 8. Women and composition, c. 1600–1750 Rebecca Cypess
  • Part III . Women Composers c. 1750–1880: Forms of Musical Culture:
  • 9. Did women have a classical style? Matthew Head and Susan Wollenberg
  • 10. Women, song, and subjectivity in the nineteenth century Anja Bunzel and Stephen Rodgers
  • 11. Women, pianos, and virtuosity in the nineteenth century Joe Davies and Alexander Stefaniak
  • Part IV . Women Composers c. 1880–2000: New Waves:
  • 12. First-wave feminism and professional status Sophie Fuller
  • 13. Women composers, experimentalism and technology, 1945–1980 Louise Gray
  • 14. Vibrations: women in sound art, 1980–2000 Gascia Ouzounian
  • Epilogue: composers' voices Nicola Lefanu, Roxanna Panufnik and Shirley Thompson
  • Bibliography
  • Index.