Women in Music – World

A Feminist Ethnomusicology: Writings on Music and Gender by Ellen Koskoff. 2014. University of Illinois Press, 256 pages.

Modernity’s Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music by Roshanak Kheshti. 2015. NYU Press, 208 pages.

Women and Music in Cross-Cultural Perspective edited by Ellen Koskoff. 1989. University of Illinois Press [reprint], 262 pages.

Women’s Voices Across Musical Worlds edited by Jane A. Bernstein. 2003. Northeastern, 372 pages.


Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities edited by Andrew N. Weintraub and Bart Barendregt. 2017. University of Hawaii Press, 377 pages.

Dominican Republic

Tigers of a Different Stripe: Performing Gender in Dominican Music by Sydney Hutchinson. 2016. University of Chicago Press, 248 pages.


Yé-Yé Girls of ’60s French Pop by Jean-Emmanuel Deluxe. 2013. Feral House, 256 pages.


Unearthing Gender: Folksongs of North India by Smita Tewari Jassal. 2012. Duke University Press Books, 300 pages.


Down the Crooked Road: My Autobiography by Mary Black. 2014. Transworld Digital, 336 pages.


Goze: Women, Musical Performance, and Visual Disability in Traditional Japan by Gerald Groemer. 2016. Oxford University Press, 332 pages.


Muslim Women Sing: Hausa Popular Song by Beverly B. Mack. 2004. Indiana University Press, 320 pages.


No Woman No Cry: My Life with Bob Marley by Rita Marley. 2013. Hachette Books, 224 pages.


Weep Not for Me: Women, Ballads, and Infanticide in Early Modern Scotland by Deborah A. Symonds. 2004. Penn State University Press, 312 pages.

South Africa

Musical Echoes: South African Women Thinking in Jazz by Carol Ann Muller and Sathima Bea Benjamin. 2011. Duke University Press Books, 386 pages.

Song Walking: Women, Music, and Environmental Justice in an African Borderland by Angela Impey. 2018. University of Chicago Press, 288 pages.


Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory by Tanya Merchant. 2015. University of Illinois Press, 224 pages.



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