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Women in American music a bibliography of music and literature by Adrienne Fried Block

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Women musicians -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Music -- United States -- Bibliography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Statementcompiled and edited by Adrienne Fried Block and Carol Neuls-Bates.
ContributionsNeuls-Bates, Carol.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML128.W7 B6
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 302 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4405142M
ISBN 100313214107
LC Control Number79007722

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Unsung: A History of Women in American Music is a non-fiction book written by Christine Ammer about the subject of women in music and was first published in with a second edition published in The book covers approximately years of American women's involvement in music. Unsung has become a "standard text" for the subject of American women in music. Unsung covers many aspects of women in music Publisher: Greenwood Press, Amadeus Press. Unsung became the classic text in the field; this second edition, revised and expanded, extends the book's authority to the present day by surveying a full years of active women in American music. Ammer has inserted new material throughout the book. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Grove Music Online Women in American Music by Oxford University Press at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, . In this new edition of the classic text in the field, Christine Ammer surveys a full years of women active in American music. From the earliest organists to contemporary innovators in jazz, succinct biographical sketches show the influences of and influences on hundreds of musicians. Adding significantly to the list, Ammer now chronicles important strides women .