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Table of contents (22 chapters)
Creating; Collaborating: Composer and Performer Reflections
About this book
Part I: Creative Work – Then and Now illuminates historical and present-day women’s composition and various iterations and conceptions of the “feminine voice”; Part II: The State of the Industry in the Present Day provides solutions from the frontline to sector inequities; and Part III: Creating; Collaborating: Composer and Performer Reflections offers personal stories of current creation in music.A Century of Composition by Women: Music Against the Odds draws together topical issues in feminist musicology over the past century. This volume provides insight into the professional and compositional procedures of creative women in music and stands to be relevant for composers, performers, industry professionals, students, and feminist and musicological scholars for many years to come.
- Women and music
- music industry
- women composers
- female composers
- australian music culture
- creative work
Editors and Affiliations
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne, Southbank, VIC, Australia
School of Creative Arts and Media, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
School of Music, Art, and Theatre, North Park University, Chicago, IL, USA
About the editors
Dr Maria Grenfell is a composer and academic living in Hobart, Tasmania. An Associate Professor at the University of Tasmania, she is widely commissioned by orchestras and chamber ensembles in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.
Dr Natalie Williams is a composer, academic and artistic manager. Her music has been commissioned and performed in Australia, the United States and Europe. A performing arts leader, she has worked as an academic dean and also held faculty positions in music theory and composition at the University of Georgia and the Australian National University.
Book Title: A Century of Composition by Women
Book Subtitle: Music Against the Odds
Editors: Linda Kouvaras, Maria Grenfell, Natalie Williams
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-95556-4Published: 02 August 2022
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-95559-5Published: 03 August 2023
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-95557-1Published: 01 August 2022
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XXXI, 437
Number of Illustrations: 2 illustrations in colour