Chicago: McClurg, 1895. Fifth edition. 8vo, pp. 221 Endpapers browned from newspaper previously laid in, but a very good tight copy. With an appendix listing female composers and works that have been dedicated to women. Item #8462
A collection of essays about the influence that women have had on the great composers, with a chapter on "the failure of women in composition and the reasons why she has produced no enduring musical work"!