Gender and the Musical Canon Synopsis
Well written and consistently provocative, Gender and the Musical Canon is a comprehensive and balanced study of women composers and their music. A classic in gender studies in music, it is nonetheless accessible for musically educated lay reader.
Gender and the Musical Canon Press Reviews
I never thought in my wildest dreams that I would be so interested in a scholarly book of this type. As a woman composer and a teacher of music, I felt so connected to the ideas in it and, more importantly, utterly empowered by them. I have recommended it to everyone I know! -- Joan Tower Important and timely... Valuable to anyone from the high school student to the most accomplished academic. -- Rene Cox Lorraine, MLA Notes [Citron] succeeds admirably in laying out the fundamental problems and the solutions thus far available... [Her] book is well written and continuously provocative. -- Lydia Goehr, Music and Letters