Women Composers and Music Technology in the United States: Crossing the Line

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Music - 301 pages
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Featuring analytical discussions or descriptions of about 150 different pieces of electro acoustic music by women composers in the United States, this book is the most definitive attempt to date to discuss the achievements of women as composers of experimental and avant-garde music from the 1930s to the present day. Using a wealth of primary material such as interviews and personal correspondence, AAWomen Composers and Music Technology AA, also explores currently relevant issues in gender and technology. Drawing out the relationships between composers and their working environments, and between teachers and students, Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner discusses the contribution of women composers to electro acoustic music. Complete with a bibliography and discography covering the work of 90 composers, the book is a valuable resource for those wishing to learn more about particular composers...
 

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Contents

Precedents and Pioneers
13
A Generation of Growth and Influence
44
Continued Promise for the Future
118
Role Models Rise in the Mainstream
211
Composers Explore Multimedia
232
Where Are We Now?
247
Sources for Electroacoustic Music by Women
258
Bibliography
277
Index
296
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