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E. ), the relation between women and music continued to be centered in poetry, but it was complicated by the ambivalent reaction of Roman culture to Hellenic influence. , when Rome began to dominate the civilized world. The Romans thought of dancing, singing, and lyre playing as undignified activities, effeminate for men and perhaps corrupting even for women. When the historian Sallust refers to someone who “played the lyre and danced more beautifully than is necessary for a respectable woman,” he implies that respectable women were supposed to know and perform Greek music, but that there also was concern about these foreign arts.

Like a troparion, a sticheron was originally a short intercalation sung between the last few verses of a psalm. Some have unique melodies, while others share melodies with other stichera. A Byzantine kanon is a verse form of nine sections, each alluding to one of the nine biblical canticles. Each section contains several stanzas sung to a repeated melody. Palaeologina, a cultured and educated member of the Imperial family, composed kanones in honor of Saints Dimitri, Theodora, and others. Music by only two of the women is preserved: one song is ascribed to the daughter of Ioannes Kladas, and numerous liturgical compositions are attributed to Kassia, although not all are considered authentic.

Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 5, no. 2 (1990): 43–62. Detels, Claire. “Autonomist/Formalist Aesthetics, Music Theory, and the Feminist Paradigm of Soft Boundaries,” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 52 (1994): 113–26. Ecker, Gisela, ed. Feminist Aesthetics. Trans. Harriet Anderson. Boston: Beacon Press, 1986. Green, Lucy. Music, Gender, Education. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Hein, Hilde, and Carolyn Korsmeyer, eds. ” Special issue of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 5, no.

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