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Author Broad, Leah, 1991- author.

Title Quartet : how four women changed the musical world / Leah Broad.

Publication Info. London : Faber & Faber, 2023.
©2023

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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.8209 BRO    Available
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Description vii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-417), discography (pages 419-422), and index.
Contents Ethel -- Serenade -- Rebecca -- A changing world -- Dramas, romantic and operatic -- Dorothy -- Freedom -- War (I) -- Breakthrough -- The roaring twenties -- Doreen -- War (II) -- Aftermath -- Love and heartbreak -- Dusk.
Summary "The lives, loves, adventures and trailblazing careers of four extraordinary women. Leah Broad's magnificent group biography resurrects the forgotten voices -- Ethel Smyth, Rebecca Clarke, Dorothy Howell and Dorren Carwithen -- recounting lives of rebellion, heartbreak and ambition, and celebrating their musical masterpieces"--Publisher's description.
Subject Smyth, Ethel, 1858-1944.
Clarke, Rebecca, 1886-1979.
Howell, Dorothy, 1898-1982.
Carwithen, Doreen, 1922-2003.
Women musicians -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Women musicians -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Women in the music trade -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Women in the music trade -- England -- History -- 20th century.
England -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
England -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 0571366104 (hardcover)
9780571366101 (hardcover)
9780571366132 (electronic publication)

 
    
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