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Sensuous Experience, Performance, and Presence in Third Intermediate Period Biography

Elizabeth Frood

in Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses biographical motifs relating to sensory experience found in inscriptions largely belonging to one tenth-century bc priestly family in Thebes. The four statues which are the ... More


One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Mary Sue Welsh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Gifted harpist Edna Phillips (1907–2003) joined the Philadelphia Orchestra in 1930, becoming not only that ensemble's first female member but also the first woman to hold a principal position in a ... More


In the Lions’ Den

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details Edna Phillips' appointment as a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Phillips entered the Philadelphia Orchestra as its only woman in 1930. Having chosen the harp, an instrument ... More


A Formidable Arena

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details the history of the Philadelphia Orchestra, considered one of the greatest orchestras in the world. Founded in 1900, the Philadelphia Orchestra was led during its early years by ... More


The Little Goat

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details events after Edna Phillips' acceptance as a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Phillips did not hear another word about her audition for over a month. Then, toward the end of ... More


Keeping Up with the Speed Kings

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the decision of Edna's mother to move to Philadelphia to support her daughter's new career. She rented a small townhouse at 1910 Panama Street for the two of them and her ... More


One Step Ahead of the Sheriff

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details Edna Phillips' first concert season. On the Friday afternoon of her first concert, Phillips had no choice but to “head down the track without looking left or right, like a ... More


A Season of Firsts

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details the arrival of Arturo Toscanini in Philadelphia as part of a highly publicized maestro exchange between the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic that had been set ... More


“Answer Yes or No”

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details events following the end of Edna Phillips' first season with the Philadelphia Orchestra. These include her attendance of Salzedo's Harp Colony in Camden, Maine; Stokowski's ... More


“Mortally Wounded”

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on events following the death of Edna Phillips' younger sister Peggy in a plane crash. Not long after the Phillips family received the cable informing them of Peggy's death, the ... More


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