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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

INST 2619 - Women in Music

Hours: 3
Do you know who Hildegard was? How about Francesca Caccini, Clara Schumann, Ethel Smyth, Amy Beach, or Libby Larsen? What contributions did these women, and others like them, make to the advancement and growth of musical styles and characteristics. More importantly, how did those contributions and sacrifices pave the way for the success of contemporary artists like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Pink, Adele, and Rihanna? A survey of the history of women’s contributions to the world of music. Investigating the origins and progression of feminism, exploring contemporary feminist philosophy and criticism, and considering the future of this ideal in regards to music and the arts.
Notes: Cross-listed with MUSC 3042.