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British Women Composers and Instrumental Chamber Music in the Early Twentieth Century

Arts


by
Laura Seddon

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 248 pages

File size: 4.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This is the first full-length study of British women’s instrumental chamber music in the early twentieth-century. It includes six case studies of composers: Adela Maddison; Ethel Smyth; Morfydd Owen; Ethel Barns; Alice Verne-Bredt and Susan Spain-Dunk. Seddon offers valuable insight into their musical education, compositional careers and provides discussion of their chamber works. The book draws on primary sources, as well as the writings of contemporary commentators, to assess the legacy of the chamber works produced.

This is the first full-length study of British women’s instrumental chamber music in the early twentieth-century. It includes six case studies of composers: Adela Maddison; Ethel Smyth; Morfydd Owen; Ethel Barns; Alice Verne-Bredt and Susan Spain-Dunk. Seddon offers valuable insight into their musical education, compositional careers and provides discussion of their chamber works. The book draws on primary sources, as well as the writings of contemporary commentators,… (more)

This is the first full-length study of British women’s instrumental chamber music in the early twentieth-century. It includes six case studies of composers: Adela Maddison; Ethel Smyth; Morfydd Owen; Ethel Barns; Alice Verne-Bredt and Susan Spain-Dunk. Seddon offers valuable insight into their musical education, compositional careers and provides discussion of their chamber works. The book draws on primary sources, as well as the writings of contemporary commentators, to assess the legacy of the chamber works produced.

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