Books and Articles:

Barbiera, Raffaello, Il Salotto della Contessa Maffei. Milan: Fratelli Treves, 1895.

Brooks, Jeanice. ‘Nadia Boulanger and the Salon of the Princesse de Polignac’, Journal of the American Musicological Society 46/3 (1993), pp.415-468.

Cocteau, Jean. My Contemporaries. London: Peter Owen Publishers, 2009.

Colette. Looking Backwards. London: The Women’s Press Limited, 1987.

De Cossart, Michael. The Food of Love: Princesse Edmond de Polignac (1865-1943) and her Salon. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978.

Ellis, Katharine. ‘Female Pianists and Their Male Critics in Nineteenth-Century Paris’, Journal of the American Musicological Society, 50/2-3 (1997), pp.353-385.

Fauser, Annegret. ‘Debacle at the Paris Opéra: Tannhäuser and the Franch Critics, 1861’ in Richard Wagner and His World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.

____________ ‘”La Guerre en dentelles”: Women and the “Prix de Rome” in French Cultural Politics’, Journal of the American Musicological Society 51/1 (1998), pp.83-129.

Holmes, Diana and Tarr, Carrie, ed. A ‘Belle Epoque’? Women in French Society and Culture 1890-1914. New York: Berghahn Books, 2006.

Kahan, Sylvia. ‘Edmond de Polignac and the Octatonic Scale in Nineteenth-Century France’, 19th-Century Music 29/2 (2005), pp.97-120.

____________ Music’s Modern Muse: A life of Winnaretta Singer, Princesse de Polignac. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2009.

Leung-Wolf, Elaine. Women, Music and the Salon Tradition: Its Cultural and Historical Significance in Parisian Musical Society. DMA thesis: University of Cincinnati, 1996.

Nectoux, Jean-Michel, ed. Gabriel Fauré: His Life Through His Letters. London: Marion Boyars Publishers, 1984.

Orledge, Robert. Gabriel Fauré. London: Ernst Eulenburg Ltd, 1979.

Pasler, Jann. ‘Countess Greffulhe as Entrepreneur: Negotiating Class, Gender, and Nation’ in Writing through Music: Essays on Music, Culture and Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Polignac, Princess Edmond de. ‘Memoirs of the Late Princess Edmond de Polignac’, Horizon 12/68 (1945), pp.110-40.

Reich, Nancy B. ‘Women as Musicians: A Question of Class’, in Musicology and Difference. London: University of California Press, 1995.

Testi, Flavio, La Parigi Musicale del Primo Novecento: Cronache e Documenti. Torino: EDT, 2003.

Whitesitt, Linda. ‘Women’s Support and Encouragement of Music and Musicians’, in Women and Music. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001.




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