Music Lecture: Candace Bailey (North Carolina Central University)
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 4:00pm
"The Transmission of Cultural Codes in the Antebellum South: Binder's Volumes as Musical Commonplace Books." Duke alumna Candace Bailey (Ph.D. 1992) is the author of numerous books about keyboard music and "Music and the Southern Belle: From Accomplished Lady to Confederate Composer," (SIU, 2010). She is currently working on a volume of essays entitled "Beyond Public and Private: Music in Early Modern Britain," which she is co-editing with Linda Austern and Amanda Eubanks-Winkler. Her research interests include British keyboard music of the 17th and early 18th century, as well as women and music in the antebellum American South. She is a Professor in the Music Department at North Carolina Central University and has recently an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her project, "Music and the Performance of Women's Culture in the South, 1840-1870." She is a visiting Professor this year in the Duke University Department of Music.