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Music 101 2/13/08 Women and Music in the 19 th  century - Not educated or trained to be composers - Not considered “intellectual” - Associated with private sphere, not public sphere - Immodest for women to perform or publish in public - Music had feminine connotations, and most composers worked very hard to make it  seem as “masculine” as possible Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847) - Writes instrumental music but does not have all the qualities of greatness we talked 
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Unformatted text preview: about What kind of music did women in the 19 th century write?-They wrote pieces that fit in the private sphere-They wrote music for talented amateurs-They wrote music in forms and genres that was more relevant to their experience Exposition-First theme of song usually called the masculine-Second theme called the feminine Recapitulation-First theme masculine and triumphant-Second theme domesticated and feminine...
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