Cultivating Music in America


 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
 expand sectionIndex

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