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The caged bird : the life and music of Florence B. Price
Documentary about African American composer Florence B. Price, born in 1887 in LIttle Rock, Arkansas. She became the first African-American woman to have her music performed by a major symphony orchestra when the Chicago Symphony premiered her Symphony at the 1933 World's Fair.
Dreamworlds 3 : desire, sex & power in music video
This film examines the stories contemporary music videos tell about girls and women, and by extension boys and men, providing a meticulous analysis of how these narratives reflect and shape individual and cultural attitudes toward femininity, masculinity, sexuality, and race.
Prelude to finale : three women arranger/conductors
Documentary by feminist and filmmaker and broadcaster Judith Laird about 3 women conductors/arrangers at the World Steel Band Festival 1988.
Wild women don't have the blues: the women, the music, the legacy.
The story of Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters, Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Ida Cox, and other pioneering blues women from early in the century.
Queer and Transgender studies and music
Finding women composers and performers
Women's folk music resources.
International Alliance for Women in Music
Includes information on membership, publications, opportunities, organizations, bibliographies, course syllabi, discographies, historical information on women composers, and future festivals.
A label and organization dedicated to heightening awareness of women's achievements in music, as well as broadening the scope and availability of works by women writers, performers, and composers.
Music Theory Examples by Women
This is a database of excerpts and complete musical compositions by women composers. The music is categorized by theoretical concept for use in music education.
The woman composer question: a bibliography
Bibliography of key resources on women in music, produced by the Kapralova Society.
Women Composers Collection (Univ. of Michigan)
Scanned facsimiles of scores by19th and early 20th century women composers.