This paper is reviewing Feminist Theory in music, taking at least two artists (one male and one female) as detailed examples, an author explores how these artists uphold or challenge the gender inequality. …
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Although women have always been part of music in one way or the other, their work has been recognized fairly recently. It was in the 1700s that female musicians’ and some female composers’ names made their way into music lexicography and history. The word “Damenmusik” (women’s music) was found in Germany in 1811, when an anonymous critic apprehensively approached a piano sonata by a female composer only to be pleasantly surprised. Although the number of female composers increased in the 19th century, recognition in dictionaries and histories decreased. Emil Naumann wrote that “all creative work in music is well-known as being the exclusive work of men” in Illustrierte Musikgeschichte (1880–85), which is also known as A History of Music (1862-8) in England and the United States of America (Pendle, 2000). It was between 1870 and 1910 that cultural feminism challenged the limits of such discrepancies in music history. Fanny Ritter’s “Woman as a Musician” (1876) in the United States of America and Jessel’s monograph “Warum giebt es so wenige Componistinnen!” (1898) in Germany were explicitly associated with feminism. Between 1900 and 1940, the collective approach to women’s history was emphasized. Female musicologists including Marie Bobillier (publishing as Michel Brenet), Yvonne Rokseth and Kathi Meyer, researched and evaluated women’s musical institutions such as the convent and the female choir and emphasized the social vitality of women’s roles in society. In 1948, Sophie Drinker expanded her research beyond particular eras and pioneered the historiography of women and music as a separate topic.
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The virtue theory which originated from Aristotle defines theories of the right and the good and what a person ought to do in order to build character and cultivate an ethical life (Preston, 49). According to Aristotle, there are four standard virtues of the ancient Greeks, namely: justice, temperance, courage and wisdom.
I believe the piece “Cats in the Cradle” is ideal for this paper. Background Information "Cats in the Cradle" is a folk-rock song. It was brought into the world of music in 1974, sung and written by Harry Chapin (Grayeb 1). The musician adopted the idea of the song from his wife’s poems regarding her ex-husband and the way he treated her offspring.
Something like a universal literature in the verbal languages is a relatively recent development in the occidental world.( Ostransky, 1963)
This universality of music as a medium of communication is a relatively modern concept. Through the ages of human history, music has had varied levels of importance in people's lives, and its value has differed in the eyes of thinkers and wise men.
This emerged as an instrumental part of law because it was responsible for bridging the discourse that was existent in law with regard to women issues.
This particular essay shall focus on two specific elements of law i.e. feminist legal theory and feminist legal research.
(Charlesworth, "What are Women's International Human Rights" Page 58)
If Hilary Charlesworth is correct in her assessment, women's right issues are still secondary to civil and political rights. Any and all scenarios where women's rights issues must be reconciled against civil and political rights are disrespectful of the women's struggle to become a major contributor to modern society.
Women's as well as men's rights were noted to have unequal weight of public concerns.
One seasoned and uncommon issue on the subject of feminism is the domestic violence among women. British Medical Association has reported that, there are one (1) out of four (4) women is abused.'This is based in one survey Islington which included 571 women as well as 429 men and the study further revealed that, of the three women, one of them had experienced domestic violence, a quarter women were also found to have been forced to engage in sex even though it is against their will (Pizzey, 1998; par 1).
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She has effectively explored various aspects of feminism, role of women and feminist movement and race. According to Hooks, women strongly shared the ‘bonds of sisterhood’ across various ethnicities and backgrounds and