Source Readings from the International Congress on Women in Music
Edited by Jeannie Gayle Pool & Beverly Simmons with a foreword by Stephen M. Fry. A reference book that documents the history of the International Congress on Women in Music from 1980-1990, including ICWM program booklets and publications. The ICWM merged with two other women composer organizations to create the International Alliance for Women in Music.
"This book documents courageous advocacy for women composers."--Lucille Field Goodman, soprano and education, Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music.
"This invaluable reference is essential to anyone interested or involved in the women-in-music movement."--Deborah Kavasch, composer, soprano, educator, California State University, Stanislaus
"[The Congresses] grabbed the attention of scholars and performers who had been more or less resigned to seeing the work of women composers left in the 'footnotes.'"--Virginia Eskin, pianist
This is the companion volume to Jeannie Gayle Pool's The Passions of Musical Women: The Story of the International Congress on Women in Music (2009), also available through this website.