Cultivating Music in America

  Acknowledgments

 expand sectionIntroduction:  Music Patronage As a "Female-Centered Cultural Process"
 expand sectionOne—  Patronage—and Women—in America's Musical Life:  An Overview of a Changing Scene
 expand sectionTwo—  Women As "Keepers of Culture":  Music Clubs, Community Concert Series, and Symphony Orchestras
 expand sectionThree—  Living with Music:  Isabella Stewart Gardner
 collapse sectionFour—  Jeannette Meyer Thurber (1850–1946):  Music for a Democracy
 The Path to Patronage
 A National Opera
 The National Conservatory
 Dvorak and the Years of Eminence
 The Years of Decline
 Success in Failure
  Five—  Laura Langford and the Seidl Society:  Wagner Comes to Brooklyn
 expand sectionSix—  A Style of Her Own:  The Patronage of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
 expand sectionSeven—  "As Large As She Can Make It":  The Role of Black Women Activists in Music, 1880–1945
 expand sectionEight—  Women Patrons and Crusaders for Modernist Music:  New York in the 1920s
 expand sectionNine—  Culture, Feminism, and the Sacred:  Sophie Drinker's Musical Activism
 expand sectionTen—  Reflections on Art Music in America, on Stereotypes of the Woman Patron, and on Cha(lle)nges in the Present and Future

 expand sectionNotes
  Contributors
 expand sectionIndex

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