Focus on Women Composers: Women in College Music (Episode 31)

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Focus on Women Composers: Women in College Music (Episode 31)
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Program exploring the American college music environment in which many composers find themselves and the impact this largely male-dominated world has had on women composers. Produced and presented by Virginia Kosanovic. Self-contained. Contents: 1. intro; 2. Chamber Concerto No. 2, Thea Musgrave; 3. continuity; 4. Paean, Vivian Fine; 5. continuity; 6. Outline, Pauline Oliveros; 7. reading of Judith Rosen's response to the question "Why Haven't Women Become Great Composers?" (1973), then outro. Master by Joan Medlin. Note: Archives copy is an aircheck that contains the first eight minutes of the following program, "Ahora."

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Date Recorded on: 
February 5, 1977
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, February 5, 1977
Item duration: 
1 reels (58 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1977
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.

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