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Music and the southern belle : from accomplished lady to Confederate composer

Author: Candace Bailey; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: Carbondale ; Edwardsville : Southern Illinois University Press, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Candace Bailey's exploration of the intertwining worlds of music and gender shows how young southern women pushed the boundaries of respectability to leave their unique mark on a patriarchal society. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Candace Bailey; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 9780809329601 0809329603 9780809385577 0809385570
OCLC Number: 423734481
Description: xiii, 255 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
Contents: Why did nineteenth-century southern women study music? --
Women's interaction with public music --
Music at home : entertainment and education --
Music education in schools --
The piano girl --
The singer --
Women's composition and publication in the antebellum period --
Becoming useful --
Confederate women composers.
Responsibility: Candace Bailey.

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