Women Composers

Women Composers


Diane P. Jezic
The Lost Tradition Found

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Paperback Edition
Publication Date: 01-01-1994

With newly recovered information about women composers as well as an updated listing of available scores and recordings, this edition brings together musical and biographical material about twenty-five composers from the eleventh to the twentieth centuries; discusses each composer in context and analyzes the conditions required for women to compose and for their works to survive.

"Introduced by thoughtful essays on feminist aesthetics and attitudes toward musicology, this welcome book is . . . a good, accessible guide." —Library Journal

"Well-organized and written with clarity and conciseness . . . Highly recommended." —American Music Teacher