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By Pamela Y. Dees, Pamela Youngdahl Dees

ISBN-10: 0313319898

ISBN-13: 9780313319891

Designed as a pragmatic reference advisor for pro pianists and piano academics, A advisor to Piano song by means of ladies Composers, quantity I, is an annotated catalogue of the to be had piano song in print composed by way of a hundred and forty four girls born ahead of the 20 th century. The paintings additionally positive factors biographies and broad bibliographical details for every composer. prepared alphabetically through composer into different types together with unmarried works, collections, and anthologies, the track is usually defined by way of grade point, style, temper, kind features, and technical specifications, and levels in hassle from overdue trouble-free to virtuoso live performance repertoire. a long way too many academics, scholars, specialist musicians, and audiences are ignorant of the contributions made via girls in tune, and of the sweetness and benefit in their particular compositions. This reference paintings presents a useful addition to the present literature.

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After the death of her husband in 1911, Beach toured Europe for three years, playing many of her own works as well as those of recognized composers. Although she never had piano pupils of her own, her works were admired and played in the numerous Beach societies that sprang up all over the country, and she contributed many articles to magazines devoted to music teachers and their pupils. A leader in the MTNA and the MENC, in 1925 she was a co-founder < previous page page_19 next page > < previous page page_20 next page > Page 20 and first president of the Society of American Women Composers, and she generously helped to further the careers of many musicians.

A-flat major, grazioso). Late Romantic chromaticism. Suite pour Piano Op. 20. (The suite originally included a prelude, nocturne, gavotte, menuett, and scherzo). Prelude Op. 20/1. Level: Early Advanced. (G minor, in 4, allegro non troppo e molto risoluto, 4 pp). Dramatic, with continuous exploration of a sixteenth note figure in related keys, as in some Bach preludes. Gavotte Op. 20/3. Level: Early Advanced. (A major, in 4, allegretto, 4 pp). A late-19th century example of the lively and gracious Baroque dance.

Level: Late Intermediate. (G major, 6/8, andantino semplice, 2 pp). LH melody against fluttering double-note figures in RH, requireing careful voicing and pedaling. Op. 45/4. Gyngende [Rocking]. Level: Late Intermediate/Early Advanced. (A major, in 4, allegretto non troppo, 4 pp). Wide repeated arpeggios furnish the movement under the graceful melodic stretches. Op. 45/5. Vals Caprice. Level: Early Advanced. (F major, 3/4, molto con anima, 6 pp). A playful and brilliant grand waltz, played one beat to the bar; center section in F minor is slightly slower, with descending chromatic passages.

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