Black Women in American Bands & Orchestras

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Scarecrow Press, 1981 - African American women musicians - 319 pages
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The first edition of Black Women in American Bands & Orchestras (a Choice Outstanding Academic Book in 1982) was lauded for providing access to material unavailable in any other source. To update and expand the first edition, Handy has revised the profiles of members featured in the first edition, corrected omissions, and added personal and career facts for new faces on the scene. Profiles are presented under the headings of orchestras and orchestra leaders, string players, wind and percussion players, keyboard players, and non-playing orchestra/band affiliates. Features 100 photographs.

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Contents

A HISTORICAL
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ORCHESTRAS AND ORCHESTRA LEADERS
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STRING PLAYERS
65
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Handy is a former flutist with many leading American and European orchestras, music educator, and arts administrator. She recently retired as Director of the Music Program, National Endowment for the Arts.

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