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Ritual Soundings: Women Performers and World Religions

Sarah Weiss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042294
eISBN:
9780252051135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042294.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book documents ways in which women’s performance practices engage with and localize world religions while creating opportunities for women’s agency. This study draws on the rich resources of ... More


Carnival Is Woman: Party Music and the Soca Diva

Hope Munro

in What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496807533
eISBN:
9781496807571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807533.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the agency of women in soca and related genres, including various controversies they confront in this performance context. As women have created a space for themselves in ... More


Introduction: The Feminist Disorder of Diaspora

Samantha Pinto

in Difficult Diasporas: The Transnational Feminist Aesthetic of the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759486
eISBN:
9780814789360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759486.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter highlights the feminist lyrics of the song, Freight Train Blues, which sings “When a woman gets the blues, she goes to her room and hides. … But when a man gets the blues, ... More


Music Review: Concerts: Beethoven, Cherubini, Hauman, Ponchard

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This piece begins with performance reviews that remind us of the way women performers in Berlioz’s day were often treated: audiences—and critics—had trouble getting past their looks. Competence ... More


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