Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

By: Talalay, Kathryn

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Very clean, attractive book with no bumps to corners and no names or writing save inscription and SIGNATURE of the author which reads thus: "December, 1995, To -----, You're wonderful! Thank you so much. With grateful affection, Kathryn Talalay." A tragic story about a biracial woman who showed Mozartesque genius in childhood, especially for piano performance and composiition during the 1930's and 40's. In adulthood, however, America's Harlem protege dropped off the American map due to racism in the elite classical music community. 317 pages inclduing index. Photos at center of the book

Title: Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Author Name: Talalay, Kathryn

Categories: African American Studies, Women's Studies, Music,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1995

ISBN Number: 0195096088

ISBN Number 13: 9780195096088

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 25024TB

Keywords: Music. Music Biography. Racism.