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Title Cecilia reclaimed : feminist perspectives on gender and music / edited by Susan C. Cook and Judy S. Tsou ; foreword by Susan McClary.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1994.

Subject Feminism and music.
Women musicians.
Alt Name Cook, Susan C.
Tsou, Judy S.
Description xii, 241 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Feminist approaches to musicology / Marcia J. Citron -- Erasing the boundaries between public and private in women's performance traditions / Jennifer C. Post -- Music and the English renaissance controversy over women / Linda Phyllis Austern -- Quinault, Lully, and the précieuses : images of women in seventeenth-century France / Patricia Howard -- "A distinguishing virility" : feminism and modernism in American art music / Catherine Parsons Smith -- The child is mother of the woman : Amy Beach's New England upbringing / Adrienne Fried Block -- Anna Maria della Pietà : the woman musician of Venice personified / Jane L. Baldauf-Berdes -- Ladies' companion, ladies' canon? Women composers in American magazines from Godey's to the Ladies' Home Journal / Bonny H. Miller -- Feminine or masculine : the conflicting nature of female images in rap music / Venise T. Berry -- "Cursed was she" : gender and power in American balladry / Susan C. Cook.
ISBN 0252020367 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0252063414 (paper : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 27684711
Table of Contents
 Foreword: Ode to Cecilia / Susan McClary 
 Introduction: "Bright Cecilia" / Susan C. Cook, Judy S. Tsou1
1Feminist Approaches to Musicology / Marcia J. Citron15
2Erasing the Boundaries between Public and Private in Women's Performance Traditions / Jennifer C. Post35
3Music and the English Renaissance Controversy over Women / Linda Phyllis Austern52
4Quinault, Lully, and the Precieuses: Images of Women in Seventeenth-Century France / Patricia Howard70
5"A Distinguishing Virility": Feminism and Modernism in American Art Music / Catherine Parsons Smith90
6The Child Is Mother of the Woman: Amy Beach's New England Upbringing / Adrienne Fried Block107
7Anna Maria della Pieta: The Woman Musician of Venice Personified / Jane L. Baldauf-Berdes134
8Ladies' Companion, Ladies' Canon? Women Composers in American Magazines from Godey's to the Ladies' Home Journal / Bonny H. Miller156
9Feminine or Masculine: The Conflicting Nature of Female Images in Rap Music / Venise T. Berry183
10"Cursed Was She": Gender and Power in American Balladry / Susan C. Cook202