Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction

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Taylor & Francis, Dec 17, 2010 - Music - 380 pages

Women, Music, Culture is an undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions. Clear writing, compelling narrative, and more than fifty guided listening examples bring the world of women in music to life. It includes a wide array of pedagogical aids, including an abundance of photographs, a comprehensive companion website, critical thinking exercises, as well as a running glossary that reinforces key figures and terms. Covering important figures in art music and popular music, it examines a community of women involved in the world of music, including composers, producers, consumers, performers, technicians, mothers, educators and listeners.

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About the author (2010)

Julie C. Dunbar teaches music history, music appreciation, and instrumental music education at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, where she also conducts instrumental ensembles. Her research and past publications focus on music in sociocultural contexts as well as historical issues in music education.

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