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Author Koay, Kheng K., author

Title The kaleidoscope of women's sounds in music of the late 20th and early 21st centuries / by Kheng K. Koay
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 196 pages) : illustrations
Contents Women composers and modern society -- Creativity, reception to and background of the composers -- Bold sound colors and space: Sofia Gubaidulina, Quaternion ; Joan Tower, String quartet no. 2, In memory -- Straddling classical and American vernacular idioms: Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Millennium fantasy ; Libby Larsen, Four on the floor -- The cross-over and national influences: Chen Yi, Ba Yin ; Judith Weir, Distance and enchantment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Women composers -- History -- 20th century.
Women composers -- History -- 21st century.
Chen, Yi, 1953- Ba yin
Gubaidulina, Sofia, 1931- Quaternion
Larsen, Libby. Four on the floor
Tower, Joan, 1938- In memory
Weir, Judith. Distance and enchantment
Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, 1939- Millennium fantasy
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1443884596 (electronic bk)
9781443884594 (electronic bk)