Women and Music in Cross-Cultural Perspective
By (author) Ellen Koskoff
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Women and Music in Cross-Cultural Perspective by Ellen Koskoff
Book DescriptionThis volume offers an introduction to the field of women, music, and culture, examining the implications of gender upon music performance. The presentation focuses on women from many different countries, cultures and historical periods--from the professional musician to the village preserver of traditional music and culture, from the young woman of the 19th century of hymnody tradition of the U.S. to the female tayu or chanter in the male dominated Gidayu narrative tradition of Japan.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252060571
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1989
Country of Publication: United States
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