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By Pamela Y. Dees, Pamela Youngdahl Dees

Designed as a realistic reference consultant for pro pianists and piano academics, A consultant to Piano song by way of girls Composers, quantity I, is an annotated catalogue of the to be had piano tune in print composed by way of one hundred forty four girls born sooner than the 20 th century. The paintings additionally good points biographies and broad bibliographical details for every composer. prepared alphabetically by means of composer into different types together with unmarried works, collections, and anthologies, the track can also be defined by way of grade point, style, temper, kind features, and technical necessities, and levels in hassle from overdue simple to virtuoso live performance repertoire. a ways too many academics, scholars, specialist musicians, and audiences are blind to the contributions made by way of ladies in tune, and of the wonder and benefit in their particular compositions. This reference paintings offers a useful addition to the present literature.

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Sonata III in Eb major. 1. Allegro, in 2. Melodious and gracious. 2. Presto, 12/8. A rollicking jig. Marie-Emmanuelle Bayon and Caroline Wuiet: Operatic Transcriptions for Keyboard, ed. Calvert Johnson (Vivace Press, forthcoming). Ouverture de Fleur d’Epine. Level of difficulty: Medium. Arranged for harpsichord or fortepiano with ad. lib. accompaniment of violin and cello. Benoit. (Publication notes by Calvert Johnson). SOURCES: B&T, Cohen, Ebel, Eitner, ElsonA, Fetis, G&F, H&H, Heinrich, Jackson, Laurence, Meggett, S&S, Stern, score BEACH, Amy Marcy (née Cheney; Mrs.

2, ca 1787). Level: Late Intermediate. (F major, 3/4, larghetto, 8 pp). Dedicated to Mme la Presidente de Fleurieu, and sold by the nine-year-old composer in her home (score preface). 35 A 36-bar theme in charmingly uneven phrases undergoes textural variations in each hand: neighboring-tone eighth notes, broken-chord triplets, an offset, syncopated melody, and a 16th note Alberti bass. Tempo, theme length, and key remain constant throughout. Although included in an anthology for harpsichord, the piece is delightful on the piano.

Glickman, No. 10 in the Women Composers Series, (Da Capo Press, 1982). This wonderful collection of virtuoso works was unfortunately out of print by 1997. However, it is still available in many libraries, and contains the following works, many of which are available as single works or in other collections: Op. 4, Op. 6, Op. 15/1-4, Op. 28/1-3, Op. 60, Op. 81, Op. 87, Op. 107, Op. 108, Op. 116, and Op. 128/1-3. Excellent descriptions in Introduction. ANTHOLOGIES: See Single Works and Collections for most descriptions.

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