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By Paula Gillett

Musical ladies in England, 1870-1914 delineates the jobs ladies performed within the flourishing track global of late-Victorian and early twentieth-century England and indicates how modern demanding situations to restrictive gender roles encouraged them to maneuver into new components of musical expression, either in composition and function. Their ambiguous social reception even though, the intense skill and remarkable self-confidence of those ladies encouraged fiction-writers to add musician heroines and influenced exceptional numbers of women and ladies to pursue complicated musical study.

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