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Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers / Ed. by Vivian Taylor.

Publisher: Hildegard Music

With introduction and biographical sketches on each of the composers represen- ted: Betty Jackson King, Undine Smith Moore, Julia Perry, Margaret Bonds, Florence Price.

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Black Women Composers : Twentieth Century Music For Piano and Strings.

Publisher: Hildegard Music

Compiled and edited by Helen Walker-Hill and Gregory Walker. Six pieces featuring violin and/or cello and piano by Rachel Eubanks, Mary Watkins, Dolores White, Jeraldine Saunders Herbison, Zenobia Powell Perry, and Lettie Beckon Alston. With an introduction and biographical notes.

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Black Women Composers : A Century of Piano Music (1893-1990) / edited by Helen Walker-Hill.

Publisher: Hildegard Music

More than twenty selections from a wide variety of composers including early 20th century composers such as Florence B. Price and Margaret Bonds to noted jazz composer Mary Loy Williams to more contemporary composers such as Tania León and Regina A. Harris Baiocchi .

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Piano Music By Black Women Composers.

Publisher: Greenwood Press
Series: Music Reference Collection
, No. 35
ISBN13: 9780313281419

Lists over 300 works, with biographical sketches of 54 composers.

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From Spirituals To Symphonies : African-American Women Composers and Their Music.

Publisher: Univ. Illinois Press
ISBN13: 9780252074547

First paperback edition of this book which profiles several 20th and 21 century African-American women composers. With an introduction, appendix, bibliography, discography, index and black & white photos.

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From Spirituals To Symphonies : African-American Women Composers and Their Music.

Publisher: Greenwood Press
ISBN13: 9780313299476

After a historical introduction, the author profiles Undine Smith Moore, Julia Perry, Margaret Bonds, Irene Britton Smith, Dorothy Rudd More, Valerie Capers, Mary Watkins and Regina Harris Baiocchi. With an introduction, bibliography, discography, index, and black & white photos.

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Women Of Influence In Contemporary Music : Nine American Composers / ed. by Michael Slayton.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN13: 9780810877429

…of nine 21 century American woman composers: Elizabeth R. Austin; Susan Botti; Gabriela Lena Frank; Jennifer Higdon; Libby Larsen; Tania Leon; Cindy McTee; Marga Richter; and Judith Shatin. For each composer, the book includes a conversation with the composer, an analysis of a piece of music, notes,…

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$104.00
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Black Sun : For Orchestra (1989).

Publisher: Univ. York Music Press

In one movement. With program notes. Composed for the San Francisco Bay Area Women's Philharmonic. The music is In Memory of the Beijing Students, and was inspired in part by a statement written by one of the students. Duration ca. 15 minutes. Print on demand - please allow an additional 2-4 weeks.

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Black Velvet : For Solo Marimba (2004).

Publisher: Edition Svitzer

In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Zeltsman is an American percussionist and composer living in Boston. This piece was inspired by the composer's dog. Of advanced difficulty.

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In Her Own Words : Conversations With Composers In The United States.

Publisher: Univ. Illinois Press
Series: New Perspectives On Gender In Music
ISBN13: 9780252037597

…female composers, including Joan Tower, Shulamit Ran, Jennifer Higdon, Gabriela Lena Frank, Chen Yi, Pauline Oliveros, Pamela Z, Libby Larsen, Emma Lou Diemer, and others. The interviews shed light on these composers' work and experiences. With an introduction, notes, resource list, and index. Black

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In Her Own Words : Conversations With Composers In The United States.

Publisher: Univ. Illinois Press
Series: New Perspectives On Gender In Music
ISBN13: 9780252080494

…female composers, including Joan Tower, Shulamit Ran, Jennifer Higdon, Gabriela Lena Frank, Chen Yi, Pauline Oliveros, Pamela Z, Libby Larsen, Emma Lou Diemer, and others. The interviews shed light on these composers' work and experiences. With an introduction, notes, resource list, and index. Black

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Black Is The Colour : For Solo Cello (2015).

Publisher: Canadian Music Centre

In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Premiered by the composer in Vancouver, April 2015. The music is based on the Appalachian folk melody, Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair. Duration ca. 7 minutes.

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The Black Swan : For Flute and Piano.

Publisher: Subito Music Corporation

In one movement. With a composer's note. Commissioned by the National Flute Association 2012 High School Soloist Competition in Las Vegas. The flute takes the role a variety of different birds. Of advanced difficulty.

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From Convent To Concert Hall : A Guide To Women Composers..

Publisher: Greenwood Press
ISBN13: 9781573564113

Edited by Sylvia Glickman and Martha Furman Schleifer. A survey of women composers and their music from the middle ages to the present day. With an introduction, timelines, appendices, glossary, bibliography, index, black & white photos and plates.

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Voices From The Light : For Women's Chorus, Oboe, String Quartet and Piano (1997).

Publisher: American Composers Alliance

In one movement. Dedicated to the Girls' Choir of Harlem. This work sets a text by the composer, inspired by the writings of Arna Bontemps, Langston Hughes, and Countee Cullen. Printed from manuscript.

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Voices From The Light : For Women's Chorus, Oboe, String Quartet and Piano (1997).

Publisher: American Composers Alliance

In one movement. Dedicated to the Girls' Choir of Harlem. This work sets a text by the composer, inspired by the writings of Arna Bontemps, Langston Hughes, and Countee Cullen. Printed from manuscript.

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I Want To Go Home - Traditional Black Spiritual : For Soprano and String Quintet.

Publisher: Jessie Montgomery

In one movement. Montgomery's arrangement is scored for soprano with two violins, viola, cello, and double bass. Of moderate to advanced difficulty.

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Night Black Bird Song : For 2 Piccolos/Flutes and 3 Percussion (1999).

Publisher: Composers Edition

In one movement. With performance notes. Commissioned by SCI/ASCAP for the NYU New Music Ensemble. Percussion includes rain stick, wave drum, bongos, conga, bamboo wind chimes, wood blocks, temple blocks, marimba, cowbells, Chinese gong, and Chinese cymbal. The music is atmospheric in nature. Of…

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From The Hearts Of Women : For Soprano and Piano (1959).

Publisher: William Grant Still

The four songs in this cycle set texts by Still's wife, Vera Arvey. Each song presents a snapshot of a different woman. This edition includes an introduction and analysis by Ruth Robertson. Duration ca. 9 minutes.

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Fire Dressed In Black : For Female Voice, Clarinet In B-Flat (Optional), Cello and Piano (2001).

Publisher: Composers Edition

In one movement. With program notes. Commissioned by Vanitas. Premiered in May 2002. The music sets a 16th century poem by San Juan de la Cruz. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 17 minutes.

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Black Bear Dance : For Horn Quartet Or Horn Choir and Drums.

Publisher: Spindrift Music

This work was composed for the Esprit de Cor ensemble of Lexington, Mass. The music is jazzy and light-hearted. With program and performance notes.

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Miss Wheatley's Garden - Three Songs On Poetry by African-American Women : For Medium High Voice.

Publisher: Gentry Publications

Contents: Songs for the People (Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, 1825-1911) -- I Want to Die While You Love Me (Georgia Douglas Johnson, 1886-1966) -- A Winter Twilight (Angelina W. Grimke, 1880-1958). With notes on the poets and the songs. Dedicated to Earl Coleman. The title is named for Phillis…

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Miss Wheatley's Garden - Three Songs On Poetry by African-American Women : For Medium Low Voice.

Publisher: Gentry Publications

Contents: Songs for the People (Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, 1825-1911) -- I Want to Die While You Love Me (Georgia Douglas Johnson, 1886-1966) -- A Winter Twilight (Angelina W. Grimke, 1880-1958). With notes on the poets and the songs. Dedicated to Earl Coleman. The title is named for Phillis…

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Libby Larsen : Composing An American Life.

Publisher: Univ. Illinois Press
Series: Music In American Life
ISBN13: 9780252082696

An examination of the life and work of the American composer Larsen, through her connections with family, religion, nature, gender, technology, and more. With a preface, prologue, notes, bibliography, and index. Music examples. Black & white photos.

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