Nancy Van de Vate

   Journeys through the Life and Music
   of Nancy Van de Vate

   Laurdella Foulkes-Levy and
   Burt J. Levy

"Journeys Through the Life and Music of Nancy Van de Vate provides a wealth of insight into this twentieth-century composer. It surveys her compositions through 2001 and reveals much about their origins, her musical thinking and her feminist views. Included are copious musical examples and an audio CD featuring five large works which are analyzed in detail, as well as portions of other characteristic compositions."

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"Nancy Van de Vate:
Biography and Analysis of Brass Quintet No. 2" by Zsuzsanna Leitner; University for Music and Performing Arts.

LECTURES,  WRITINGS  and  INTERVIEWS

The following list only contains a couple of the numerous publications by Nancy Van de Vate.


by NANCY VAN DE VATE (engl.)
04.11.2000 "Women Composers under Communism"
Paper presented at the Millennium Conference: Musical Intersections, Toronto, Canada
1999/2000 "Modern Music in Tibet"
Newsletter of the College Music Society, 6-7; Response, James M Amend (March 2000); Response, Nancy Van de Vate (May 2000)
11.11.1999 "Political and Social Themes in Modern Music"
Lecture at Florida State University, Tallahassee, upon receiving the Faculty Citation for Distinguished Achievement in Composition
Spring 1999 "Creating Children's Musical Theater in Vienna"
Article in Opera for Youth
Journal 22, no.1: 11-14
January 1999 "A Composer's Response"
Newsletter of the College Music Society, 4
04.07.1997 "Musicology and Gender: A Composer's Perspective"
Paper presented at the International Conference of the College Music Society, Vienna, Austria
25.02.1985 "Is Compositional Identity Dictated by a Specific Style?"
Paper presented at the West Coast Women Conductor/ Composers' Symposium, Eugene, Oregon
24.03.1984 "Three Asian Women Composers"
Paper presented at the Third International Congress on Women in Music, Mexico City
April 1976 "The National Endowment: Playing Favorites?"
High Fidelity/ Musical America, 14, 16


about NANCY VAN DE VATE (engl.)
McNamee, Dardis "A Woman’s Life Written in Music"
The Vienna Review, September 2012, Vol. 10 No. 9
Claeys, Simonne "Nancy Van de Vate: A Full-time Composer (Nancy Van deVate, een fulltime componist)"
Kunsttijdschrift Vlaanderen; In en om de kunst; Ghent, Belgium, 172-172, Juni 2006
Gumpel,
Evelyn Petros
"The Art of Writing Opera: Part Two of a Two-Part Series on the Vienna-Based Composer Nancy Van de Vate"
Austria Today, 11, June 26, 2001
Gumpel,
Evelyn Petros
"The Art of Writing Opera: Part One of a Two-Part Series on the Vienna-Based Composer Nancy Van de Vate"
Austria Today, 11, June 19, 2001
Tick,
Judith
"Women in Music"
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed. Ed. Stanley Sadie and John Tyrell. London: Macmillan, 2001
Fuller,
Sophie
"Van de Vate [née Hayes], Nancy"
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. 2nd ed. Ed. Stanley Sadie. London: Macmillan, 2001
Hyde, Christopher "PSO and the Pipa: A Winning Combination"
Portland (Maine) Press Herald, 5B, November 11, 1999
Briscoe,
James
"Chernobyl": Discussion and Analysis
Contemporary Anthology of Music by Women; Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999
Cummings, David "Van de Vate, Nancy Hayes"
International Who's Who in Music and Musicians' Directory Classical and the Light Classical Fields), 10th-16th eds. Cambridge: International Who's Who in Music, 1998-1999, 1994-1995, 1992, 1990, 1985, 1980
Hyde, Christopher "Chernobyl: Call it Stupendous"
Portland (Maine) Press Herald, New England/Living section, 9B, 20 November 1997
Gann,
Kyle
"Nancy Van de Vate"
American Music in the Twentieth Century. New York:Schirmer Books, 1997
Vought,
Joy Michelle
"Nancy Van de Vate: Her Theatrical Vocal Music"
D.M.A. dissertation, University of Cincinnati, 1997
Neuls-Bates,
Carol
Interview, "Van de Vate, Nancy"
Women in Music: An Anthology of Source Readings from the Middle Ages to the Present. Rev. ed. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 321-32, 1996
Fuller,
Sophie
"The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States, 1629-Present, 1994"
London: Pandora
Pendle,
Karen, ed.
"Nancy Van de Vate"
Women and Music: A History. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991
Grimes,
Ev
Interview, "Conversations with American Composers: Ev Grimes Interviews Nancy Van de Vate"
Music Educators Journal, 52-56, October 1986
---- Who's Who in American Music: Classical. Ed Jacques Cattell Press. New York: R. R. Bowker, 1985, 1983
LePage,
Jane Weiner
"Nancy Van de Vate"
Women Composers, Conductors, and Musicians of the Twentieth Century: Selected Biographies, Vol. I , Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 256-275, 1980


by NANCY VAN DE VATE (dt.)
2000 "Traditionelle und untraditionelle Methodologien in der Analyse meiner Musik"
Vortrag bei dem Internationalen Seminar: Samaria 2000, Samorin, Slowakei
2000 "Zur Universalität der emotionalen Reaktion: Das Geheimnis des Künstlerischen Ausdrucks"
Kunstpunkt 20: 21, Wien
2000 "Ein Millennium ohne Frauen: Zur heutigen Situation der Komponistinnen in Österreich"
Frauen in der Kultur: Tendenzen in Mittel- und Osteuropa nach der Wende, ed. Christine Engel und Renate Reck, Innsbruck, 2000, 61-66
1997 "Ein Millennium ohne Frauen: Zur heutigen Situation der Komponistinnen in Österreich"
Vortrag, bei der UNESCO Konferenz in Innsbruck, Österreich


about NANCY VAN DE VATE (dt., flem.)
Claeys,
Simonne
"Het Tweede Thema Of de verwaarloosde geschiedenis van de componerende vrouw"
gium: Alamire Muziekuitgeverij, 2002
Ditter-Stolz, Edeltrud Interview, "Van de Vate, Nancy"
Annäherung VI-an sieben Komponistinnen, mit Berichten, Interviews, und Selbst-
darstellungen. Ed. Clara Mayer. Kassel: Furore-Verlag, 26-37, 1995
Himmelbauer, Regina "Die Frauen Müssen Wieder Einen Neuen Anfang Machen"
An Schläge: Feministisches Magazin für Politik, Arbeit und Kultur, 43-44, Mai 1994
Burkhardt, Wilfried "Tschernobyl: Musik im Angesicht der Katastrophe"
Musik und Bildung 6: 58-61, 1992
Burkhardt, Wilfried "Tschernobyl: Nancy Van de Vate"
Musik zu Schicksalsfragen der Menschheit im Unterricht. Stockelsdorf, Deutschland, 1992



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