Composing against the tide : early twentieth century Australian women composers and their piano music / Jeanell Carrigan.
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There were a
relatively large number of women born in Australia between 1860
and 1915 who became composers of piano music. For many of them
this was not an easy task. They did not always receive
encouragement. Certainly many could not earn a living at this
creative work and they battled not only the gender inequality
that still largely exists today but also against musical fashion
and trends that their works did not always reflect, as well as
the backlash which came from being born into a 'colonial'
This is their story.
Bibliography: pp. 217-223.
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