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Table of contents for Music and gender / edited by Pirkko Moisala and Beverley Diamond ; foreword by Ellen Koskoff.


Contents

Foreword
     Ellen Koskoff  /  ix

Introduction: Music and Gender-Negotiating Shifting Worlds
     Beverley Diamond and Pirkko Moisala    /   1

PART I: MUSIC PERFORMANCE AND PERFORMATIVITY

1.   Performance and Modernity among BaAka Pygmies: A Closer Look at
     the Mystique of Egalitarian Foragers in the Rain Forest
     Michelle Kisliuk / 25

2.   Local Constructions of Gender in a Finnish Pelirnanni
     Musicians Group
     Helmi Jarviluoma / 51

3.   The Image of Woman in Turkish Ballad Poetry and Music
     Ursula Reinhard / 80

PART 2: TELLING LIVES

4.   The Interpretation of Gender Issues in Musical Life Stories of
     Prince Edward Islanders
     Beverley Diamond /  99

5.   Writing the Biography of a Black Woman Blues Singer
     Jane Bowers / 140

6.   Gender Negotiation of the Composer Kaija Saariaho in Finland:
     The Woman Composer as Nomadic Subject
     Pirkko Moisala / 166

7.   Searching for Data about European Ladies' Orchestras, 1870-1950
     Margaret Myers / 189

PART 3: GENDERED MUSICAL SITES IN THE REDEFINITION OF NATIONS

8.   Defining Women and Men in the Context of War: Images in Croatian
     Popular Music in the 1990s
     Naila Ceribasic / 219

9.   Women, Music, and "Chains of the Mind": Eritrea and the Tigray
     Region of Ethiopia, 1972-93
     Cynthia Tse Kimberlin / 239

10.  Past arid Present Gender Roles in the Traditional Community on
     Kihnu Island in Estonia
     Ingrid Ruutel / 266

PART 4: TECHNOLOGIES IN GENDERED MOTION

11.  Women Mix Engineers and the Power of Sound
     Boden Sandstrom / 289

12.  Gender, Voice, and Place: Issues of Negotiation in a "Technology in
     Music Program"
     Karen Pegley / 306

     13.  Cyborg Experiences: Contradictions and Tensions of Technology, Nature, and the Body
     in Hildegard Westerkamp's "Breathing Room" 
     Andra McCartney / 317

14.  No Bodies There: Absence and Presence in Acousmatic Performance
     Linda Dusman / 336

Epilogue: The Place of Gender within Complex, Dynamic Musical Systems
     Marcia Herndon / 347

Contributors / 361
Index / 365