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The Lady Composer Takes Her First Steps: Junior Exhibitioner (1933–41)

Wanda Brister and Jay Rosenblatt

in Madeleine Dring: Lady Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979312
eISBN:
9781800341449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979312.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Dring’s musical education took place at the Royal College of Music, beginning in the Junior Department at the same time as her formal education in Roman Catholic grade schools. Her mentors included ... More


The Lady Composer Learns Her Craft: The Royal College of Music (1941–45)

Wanda Brister and Jay Rosenblatt

in Madeleine Dring: Lady Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979312
eISBN:
9781800341449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979312.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The period of Dring’s life as a full-time student at the Royal College of Music overlapped with the concluding years of World War II. The director of the RCM, George Dyson, decided to keep the school ... More


Madeleine Dring: Lady Composer

Wanda Brister and Jay Rosenblatt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979312
eISBN:
9781800341449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979312.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book is the first scholarly biography of Madeleine Dring (1923–1977). Using diaries, letters, and extensive archival research, the narrative examines her career and explores her music. The story ... More


The Lady Composer in Her Own Words: Diaries (1935–43)

Wanda Brister and Jay Rosenblatt

in Madeleine Dring: Lady Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979312
eISBN:
9781800341449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979312.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The most important primary source for the earlier part of Dring’s life is her notebooks, which she used as diaries. Within these fourteen books, she committed her thoughts on music, art, and ... More


Xuan: “We Could Not Stay Indifferent”

Patricia D. Norland

in The Saigon Sisters: Privileged Women in the Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749735
eISBN:
9781501749759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749735.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter details Xuan's path that led her from the jungle to London and back to Saigon in 1956. It narrates how she first met Lau in the maquis and then in England where they got married. It also ... More


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