Published June 15, 2003
by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||376|
Through the experiences of performers, composers, and ethnomusicologists working in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, Music and Gender explores how the uses and descriptions of music shift in response to rapid political, economic, or technological change. A cross-section of case studies from the Central African Republic, Finland, and 5/5(2). This is the first book to focus on the role of education in relation to music and gender. Invoking a concept of musical patriarchy and a theory of the social construction of musical meaning, Lucy Green shows how women's musical practices and gendered musical meanings have been reproduced, hand-in-hand, through history/5(12). The association of music and gendering has been extended beyond gender to sexuality and sexual identity since “musicality is next-door to sexuality” Cusick (, p. 71), and “the history of Western music is a history of sexual anxiety, ambivalence, and negotiation” ().Author: Desmond C. Sergeant, Evangelos Himonides. This book focuses on the role of education in relation to music and gender. Invoking a concept of musical patriarchy and a theory of the social construction musical meanings, Lucy Green shows how women's musical practices and gendered musical meanings have been reproduced, hand in hand, through history.
Leonard addresses core issues relating to gender, rock and the music industry through a case study of 'female-centred' bands from the UK and US performing so called 'indie rock' from the s to the present day. Using original interview material with both amateur and internationally renowned musicians, the book further addresses the fact that the voices of musicians have Reviews: 3. Chapter 2 Constructions of Gender in Monteverdi’s Dramatic Music (pp. ) One of the great accomplishments of seventeenth-century culture was the development of a vocabulary by means of which dramatic characters and actions could be delineated in music. Biology and culture: music, gender, power, and ambiguity / Marcia Herndon --The sprite in the water and the siren of the woods: on Swedish folk music and gender / Anna Johnson --Magico-religious power and gender in the Karelian lament / Elizabeth Tolbert --Towards a concept of Slavonic women's repertoire / Anna Czekanowska --Women in the. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: Music and gender: Negotiating shifting worlds / Beverley Diamond and Pirkko Moisala --Part performance and performativity: Performance and modernity among BaAka pygmies: a closer look at the .
She also pays careful attention to the ways in which gender norms might influence young people’s participation in music-based peacebuilding activities. Ultimately, the book defines a new research area linking youth cultures and music with peacebuilding practice and policy. This book focuses on the role of education in relation to music and gender. Invoking a concept of musical patriarchy and a theory of the social construction musical meanings, Lucy Green shows how women's musical practices and gendered musical meanings have been reproduced, hand in hand, through history. "A scholarly book rarely satisfies the academic reviewer fully, as one publication scarcely can cover all relevant ground in its field(s) of research. Ellen Koskoff’s A Feminist Ethnomusicology is an inspiring exception: I strongly encourage scholars and students interested in music, anthropology, gender, and feminist scholarship to read it." “masculine” and because of these, people in today’s society still associate music and gender in this way. In an effort to see just how prevalent this association is, the author conducted a surveyAuthor: Arianna Edvenson.