New Perspectives on Gender in Music

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  1. Gamelan Girls
    In recent years, girls' and mixed-gender ensembles have challenged the tradition of male-dominated gamelan performance. The change heralds a fundamental shift in how Balinese think about gender roles and the gender behavior taught... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2019
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  2. Rocking the Closet
    The all-embracing, "whaddya got?" nature of rebellion in Fifties America included pop music's unlikely challenge to entrenched notions of masculinity. Within that upheaval, four prominent artists dared to behave in ways... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2019
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  3. Ritual Soundings
    The women of communities in Hindu India and Christian Orthodox Finland alike offer lamentations and mockery during wedding rituals. Catholic women of southern Italy perform tarantella on pilgrimages while Muslim Berger girls recite... Learn More
    Published: 16th March 2019
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  4. Women Musicians of Uzbekistan
    Fascinated by women's distinct influence on Uzbekistan's music, Tanya Merchant ventures into Tashkent's post-Soviet music scene to place women musicians within the nation's evolving artistic and political arenas.   Drawing... Learn More
    Published: 21st July 2015
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  5. Stunning Males and Powerful Females
    In east Javanese dance traditions like Beskalan and Ngremo, musicians and dancers negotiate gender through performances where males embody femininity and females embody masculinity. Christina Sunardi ventures into the regency... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2015
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  6. In Her Own Words
     This collection of new interviews with twenty-five accomplished female composers substantially advances our knowledge of the work, experiences, compositional approaches, and musical intentions of a diverse group of creative... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 2013
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  7. Roll Over, Tchaikovsky!
    Centered on the musical experiences of homosexual men in St. Petersburg and Moscow, this ground-breaking study examines how post-Soviet popular music both informs and plays off of a corporeal understanding of Russian male homosexuality.... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2014
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  8. A Feminist Ethnomusicology
    One of the pioneers of gender studies in music, Ellen Koskoff edited the foundational text Women and Music in Cross Cultural Perspective, and her career evolved in tandem with the emergence and development of the field. In... Learn More
    Published: 11th April 2014
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