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Musicians, students, listeners: women and the conservatoire in pre-war Paris and St Petersburg

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The masculine façade of the music Conservatoire belies the extent to which these establishments fostered close relationships between women. This article analyses the student cohorts of the Paris and St Petersburg Conservatoires in the early twentieth century, to show that women made up a formidable presence and created supportive communities within these institutional frameworks. It argues that these relationships not only facilitated women’s involvement in public cultural life, but also impa...

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Published
Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9888-8658
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Cultural and Social History Journal website
Publication date:
2021-03-19
Acceptance date:
2021-03-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-0046
ISSN:
1478-0038
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1173838
Local pid:
pubs:1173838
Deposit date:
2021-04-26

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