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From spirituals to symphonies : African-American women composers and their music

Author: Helen Walker-Hill
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Active in the United States since the mid-19th century, several African-American women composers gained national and international recognition during their lifetimes, only to have their work neglected after their deaths. Their particular times, communities, families, racial heritages, economic circumstances, educations, and musical training blossomed into vital musical contributions, yet African-American women  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Walker-Hill
ISBN: 0313299471 9780313299476
OCLC Number: 47690158
Description: xvi, 401 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Historical overview --
Undine Smith Moore (1904-89)--
Julia Perry (1924-79) --
Margaret Bonds (1913-72) --
Irene Britton Smith (1907-99) --
Dorothy Rudd Moore (b. 1940) --
Valerie Capers (b. 1935) --
Mary Watkins (b. 1939) --
Regina Harris Baiocchi (b. 1956).
Responsibility: Helen Walker-Hill.

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This work is a researched examination of the history and scope of musical composition by African-American women, focusing on the implications of race, gender, and class for their musical creativity,  Read more...

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