Studies in ethnomusicology : paper presentations
NamesFirst National Congress on Women in Music (Creator)Gillis, Verna (Moderator)Rowe, Patsy (Speaker)Hsu, Wen Ying (Author)Polin, Claire C. J (Author)Richards, Nansi (Performer)Hampton, Barbara L (Author)Hsu, Wen Ying (Speaker)Polin, Claire C. J (Speaker)Thomas, John, 1826-1913 (Composer)Williams, Grace, 1906-1977 (Composer)National Youth Orchestra of Wales (Performer)
First National Congress on Women in Music recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981-03-28
Table of Contents[Part 1]: [Opening remarks ; Set-up] (Verna Gillis, moderator) [audio erratic] -- Session 9 paper presentations: "Changing roles of Ga women in music" / Dr. Barbara L. Hampton [presented by Professor Patsy Rowe] ; Adowa ensemble song ; Gomay(?) ensemble song -- [Questions ; Set-up] [ends abruptly] -- [Excerpt] "Three ladies in China of historical importance in music: Madame Tang Shan, Pan Chao and Tsai Yen" / Wen Ying Hsu [ends abruptly] ||| [Part 2]: [Excerpt, to end] "Three ladies in China of historical importance in music: Madame Tang Shan, Pan Chao and Tsai Yen" / Wen Ying Hsu -- [Questions from the audience] -- "Woman's role in Welsh music since the 16th century" / Dr. Claire Polin ; Triple harp excerpts: [Unidentified work] ; [The Ash Grove] (Nansi Richards, harpist) ; [Excerpt] "Fantasia on Welsh nursery tunes" / Grace Williams (National Youth Orchestra of Wales) -- [Questions from the audience ; Set-up] [ends abruptly]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1378Shelf locator: *LTC 103 sess. 9 no. 4 side 1-4 (former classmark)
TopicsWomen in musicBan, Zhao, approximately 49-approximately 120Nest, active 1100-1120Gwenllian, Princess, 1097-1136Nithsdale, Winifred Maxwell, Countess of, 1672-1749Manuel, Mary, active approximately 1700-Evans, MargidPiozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821Williams, Anna, 1706-1783Eliot, George, 1819-1880Kemble, AdelaideSiddons, Sarah, 1755-1831Schreiber, Charlotte, Lady, 1812-1895Williams, Maria Jane, 1795-1873Richards, NansiWilliams, Grace, 1906-1977Women musicians -- GhanaWomen poets, ChineseWomen composers -- WalesWomen musicians -- WalesHarp musicWomen musicians -- United StatesWomen composers -- United StatesHampton, Barbara L. Changing roles of Ga women in musicHsu, Wen Ying. Three ladies in China of historical importance of music: Madame Tang Shan, Pan Chao and Tsai YenPolin, Claire C. J. Woman's role in Welsh music since the 16th centuryThomas, John, 1826-1913. Alawon Cymreig. Llwyn on. SelectionsWilliams, Grace, 1906-1977. Fantasia on Welsh nursery tunes. Selections
GenresLecturesLive sound recordings
NotesContent: Title from original cassette label; additional information from catalog (cassette tapes, schedule of meetings and concerts, and newspaper clippings (, 46,  p.); Available on request.Performers: Professor Patsy Rowe (Assistant Professor, Community College of Philadelphia), Wen Ying Hsu (Ethnomusicologist, Los Angeles) and Dr. Claire Polin (Rutgers University, New Jersey), lecturers ; Verna Gillis (Soundscape), moderator.Venue: Recorded New York University, New York, N. Y. 1981 March 28.Citation/reference: Forms part of: First National Congress on Women in Music recordings.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteAudiocassetteExtent: 2 audiocassettes (117:50) : analog, mono
DescriptionIn the first paper "Changing roles of Ga women in music", Professor Patsy Rowe talks about Dr. Barbara L. Hampton's in-depth study of music and evolving tribal traditions of Ghana women ("Ga"), primarily from the southeastern Accra region. Two pre-recorded audio clips of a song from both the Adowa and Gome ensembles was also presented. In the second paper, "Three ladies in China of historical importance in music: Madame Tang Shan, Pan Chao and Tsai Yen", ethnomusicologist Wen Ying Hsu talks about the musical, literary and historical impact by three women in Ancient China. In the last paper, "Woman's role in Welsh music since the 16th century", Dr. Claire Polin gives a full account of Welsh women's involvement and their influence of music, before and after the 16th century. From harp playing, poetry writing, earning bard degrees to performing/composing music, opportunities for women from Wales have always been plentiful. List of famous Welsh women: Elen (7th century Welsh poet), Nest [ferch Rhys] ("The Helen of the Wales"), her grandmother Gwenllian [ferch Gruffydd], Lady Winifred Herbert [Lady Winifred Maxwell Nithsdale], Mary Manuel (1700-), Margid Evans (harpist), Hester Lynch Piozzi and Anna Marie Williams (poets, friends of Samuel Johnson), George Eliot, Adelaide Kemble, Sarah Siddons, Lady Charlotte Guest [Lady Charlotte Schreiber], Maria Jane Williams, triple harpist Nansi Richards and composer Grace Williams.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 902819264NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20525138Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2a51d9c0-b83b-0133-5658-60f81dd2b63c
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