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Torch singing : performing resistance and desire from Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf / Stacy Holman Jones.

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  • 1 copy at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library ML3918.P67 H65 2007 37684001050637 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780759106581 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0759106584 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780759106598 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0759106592 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: vii, 217 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, c2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-209) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Interpreter of lies -- The scene of desire -- Sing me a torch song -- The way you haunt my dreams -- Hearing voices -- Love's wounds -- Hopeful openness -- Circular breathing -- Music for torching.
Subject: Popular music > Social aspects > History > 20th century.
Love songs > Social aspects > History > 20th century.
Women in music
Desire in music
Women singers

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