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Introduction: The Stories Women Tell about Their Music

Tanya Merchant

in Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039539
eISBN:
9780252097638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039539.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explores issues of gender performance and national identity as they are personalized and individualized and then themselves performed by women musicians of Uzbekistan. It considers the rich ... More


Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory

Tanya Merchant

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039539
eISBN:
9780252097638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039539.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Influences by women's distinct influence on Uzbekistan's music, this book ventures into Tashkent's post-Soviet music scene to place women musicians within the nation's evolving artistic and political ... More


Ancient Treasures, Modernized: Women’s Dutar Ensembles and Arranged Folk Music

Tanya Merchant

in Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039539
eISBN:
9780252097638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039539.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the role of women in the arranged folk music in Uzbekistan in the post-Soviet era. It looks at the rhetoric of Ro'za opa and her students, which focuses much more on musical ... More


“We, as Musicians, Are Soldiers, Too…”

Annegret Fauser

in Sounds of War: Music in the United States during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948031
eISBN:
9780199345953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948031.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Men and women faced a number of challenges and opportunities with the onset of World War II. This chapter explores how individuals in the United States dealt with this global conflict, whether they ... More


Conclusion: Women’s Musical Communities Performing the Nation

Tanya Merchant

in Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039539
eISBN:
9780252097638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039539.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This conclusion considers the border-crossing process involved as women come together as a community, applying educational theorist Etienne Wenger's ideas about learning as engaged by a community of ... More


Words and Music Ladies: The Careers of Phyllis Fergus and Frieda Peycke

Marian Wilson Kimber

in The Elocutionists: Women, Music, and the Spoken Word

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040719
eISBN:
9780252099151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040719.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

Women’s clubs networks supported the careers of composer-performers Frieda Peycke (1884–1964) and Phyllis Fergus (1887–1964). Both women presented herself not as an elocutionist, but as a composer ... 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


Five Lives in Music: Women Performers, Composers, and Impresarios from the Baroque to the Present

Cecelia Hopkins Porter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037016
eISBN:
9780252094132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037016.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Representing a historical cross-section of performance and training in Western music since the seventeenth century, this book brings to light the private and performance lives of five remarkable ... More


Sex, Death, and Minuets: Anna Magdalena Bach and Her Musical Notebooks

David Yearsley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226617701
eISBN:
9780226617848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226617848.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

After leaving her parents' home to take up a court post as a professional singer, Anna Magdalena Bach née Wilcke (1701–60) would go on to become, through her marriage to the older Johann Sebastian ... More


Mirrors of Heaven or Worldly Theaters?: Venetian Nunneries and Their Music

Jonathan E. Glixon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190259129
eISBN:
9780190259143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259129.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the musical world of the nuns of Venice and its lagoon, concentrating on the period from the sixteenth century to the fall of Venice around 1800. It looks at sacred music performed ... More


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