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From Spirituals to Symphonies

African-American Women Composers and Their Music

From Spirituals to Symphonies( )
Author: Walker-Hill, Helen
ISBN:978-0-252-07454-7
Publication Date:Mar 2007
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.00
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Exploding the assumption that black women's only important musical contributions have been in folk, jazz, and popHelen Walker-Hill's unique study provides a carefully researched examination of the history and scope of musical composition by African American women composers from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Focusing on the effect of race, gender, and class, From Spirituals to Symphonies notes the important role played by individual personalities and circumstances in shaping...
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