EngM98T Week 5 � Music Making

EngM98T Week 5 � Music Making - EngM98T Week 5 Music...

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EngM98T Week 5 – Music Making 06/02/2008 13:11:00 Matthew Head Reading: Some composers created pieces that were easy for women; but also even when  composers made harder pieces, wasn’t it seen as easy just because women played it? Is it a form of containment? Yes in a sense that women were required to play note for  note each piece and if you didn’t play all of it correctly, you were doing it wrong – there  was no room for creativity and embellishment (although now you can add your own  notes) Music = cultural practice vs. cultural theory Cultural Practice - The way that something is performed; it is a physical act that uses  their body and minds; how music making was supposed to do (a form of female  containment) Can we just read those sources and take them at face value? Everyone says that music  was a form of female containment but was that really how everyone thought? Did 
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ENG M98T taught by Professor Morgan during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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