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Foreword by Susan McClary
Preface
Further Reference
1. Sappho
"On the throne of many hues, Immortal Aphrodite," "The sweet melody of reed pipe and [kithara] mingled"
2. Kassia
"Augustus, the Monarch," "The Fallen Woman"
3. Hildegard von Bingen
"O virgo ac diadema"
"Kyrie"
"O rubor sanguinis"
4. Comtessa de Dia
"A chantar"
5. Dame Margot and Dame Maroie de Diergnau
"Je vous pri, dame Maroie"
6. Margaret of Austria
"Se je souspire/Ecce iterum"
7. Anne Boleyn
"O Deathe, rock me asleepe" [attributed]
8. Maddalena Casulana
Madrigal VI, "Morte-Che voi?-Te chiamo"
9. Francesca Caccini
"Maria, dolce Maria," sacred madrigal from Il Primo libro di madrigale
"Aria of the Shepherd" from the opera La Liberazione di Ruggiero
10. Barbara Strozzi
Hor che Apollo, Cantata for soprano, two violins, and continuo
11. Isabella Leonarda
Kyrie and "Crucifixus" (from the Credo) of Missa Prima, Opus 18
12. Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre
"La Flamande" and "Chaconne et son double" from Suite in D minor for harpsichord
Semele, cantata for voice, violin, and continuo
13. Maria Margherita Grimani
"Sinfonia" from Pallade e Marte, opus dramaticum
14. Anna Amalie
"Adagio" from Sonata for Flute and Continuo in F
15. Marianna von Martines
"Allegro" from Sonata in A for piano
16. Maria Theresia von Paradis
"Morgenlied eines armen Mannes" for voice and harpsichord
17. Maria Agata Szymanowska
"Nocturne in B-flat" for piano
18. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
"Schwanenlied" for voice and piano
19. Clara Wieck Schumann
"Er ist gekommen durch Sturm und Regen," song for voice and piano
"Allegro Moderato" from Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello
Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann for piano
20. Louise Farrenc
"Allegro deciso" from Trio in E minor for flute, cello, and piano
21. Pauli

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The authoritative collection of women's music, updated and expanded with a foreword by Susan McClary

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"In this new edition of Historical Anthology of Music by Women, Briscoe offers an indispensable resource for our own moment. . . . He has commissioned new biographical and critical essays by leading musicologists such as Thomas J. Mathiesen, Elizabeth Aubrey, Suzanne Cusick, Ellen Rosand, and Mark Everist, thus making the most recent interpretations of these women and their music easily available for the classroom."
""In this new edition of Historical Anthology of Music by Women, Briscoe offers an indispensable resource for our own moment. . . . He has commissioned new biographical and critical essays by leading musicologists such as Thomas J. Mathiesen, Elizabeth Aubrey, Suzanne Cusick, Ellen Rosand, and Mark Everist, thus making the most recent interpretations of these women and their music easily available for the classroom.""

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