publication . Thesis . 2010

The Role of Women in Music in Nineteenth-Century Dublin

O'Connor, Jennifer;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2010
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
During the nineteenth century the position of women in music grew throughout Europe, and Ireland was no exception. In Dublin, women went from participating in the city's musical culture as performers to participating as teachers, composers, organisers, performers and writers. In the first half of the century, private music teachers such as Mrs Allen represented women's first steps into promoting Irish music. With the re-organisation of the Royal Irish Academy of Music in 1856, women were given a new outlet for their talents as students and teachers. The employment and fair treatment of Fanny Robinson, as the Royal Irish Academy of Music‟s first female teacher, s...
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