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Music Appreciation

New Historical Anthology of Music by Women

by (author) James R. Briscoe

Indiana University Press
Initial publish date
Jul 2004
Appreciation, History & Criticism
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    Publish Date
    Jul 2004
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This attractive 3-CD set compiles the music of women composers through the centuries. It includes works by Amy Beach, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Barbara Strozzi, and Clara Schumann. This impressive collection of original and remastered recordings by major artists is invaluable for the teacher, student, and interested listener.

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James R. Briscoe, Professor of Musicology at Butler University, is a specialist in French music, the works of Claude Debussy, and women’s music. He has received research and teaching grants from the French government, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Mellon Foundation. In addition to numerous articles, critical editions, and books, he is the editor of Contemporary Anthology of Music by Women (IUP, 1997).