Poets, Mothers, and
Impact on the Music of Johann Sebastian Bach
Yale Institute of Sacred
Music, October 16-18, 2009
Music historiography has typically focused on male composers and their
resulting in a historical narrative with little female presence.
international conference will recognize the significant impact women
Johann Sebastian Bachs musical community, as performers,
producers, and subjects.
Featuring renowned scholars in the areas of music history, source
gender studies, and
theology, the conference will rethink women's
scholarship. The key note address will be given by Prof. Wendy
(Princeton). Invited speakers include Mark Peters, Yo Tomita, and
The conference is chaired by Prof. Markus Rathey (Yale) and sponsored
Yale Institute of Sacred Music in collaboration with the Music
the Women's, Gender,
& Sexuality Studies Program at Yale.
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