A Guide to Piano Music by Women Composers: Volume I
by Pamela Y. Dees, Pamela Youngdahl Dees

By Pamela Y. Dees, Pamela Youngdahl Dees

Designed as a realistic reference advisor for pro pianists and piano lecturers, A advisor to Piano tune by way of ladies Composers, quantity I, is an annotated catalogue of the to be had piano song in print composed by means of a hundred and forty four ladies born prior to the twentieth century. The paintings additionally positive factors biographies and broad bibliographical info for every composer. prepared alphabetically through composer into different types together with unmarried works, collections, and anthologies, the tune can also be defined by way of grade point, style, temper, kind features, and technical standards, and levels in trouble from past due trouble-free to virtuoso live performance repertoire.

Far too many lecturers, scholars, expert musicians, and audiences are ignorant of the contributions made by means of girls in song, 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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Level: Late Intermediate. (G-flat major, in 4, allegretto, 2 pp). Alternating sixteenth notes depict the lightly rustling breezes; frequent LH crossovers. Op. 36/9. Sang ved Rokken [Spinning-wheel song]. Level: Mid-Intermediate. (A minor, 3/4, poco allegro, 2 pp). An effective setting of the Faust story: Gretchen’s frantic spinning refrain, created by rising and falling triplets, alternates with a forlorn second theme. Op. 36/10. Alfeleg [Elfin dance]. Level: Late Intermediate/Early Advanced. (A minor, in 4, allegro, 5 pp).

Sonata in G major, Opus III. Level: Late Intermediate. Witty and Haydnesque, with interesting harmonic and rhythmic figures, including dance elements. I: Allegro vivace. (G major, 2/4, 8 pp). Sonata-rondo with development in 2nd episode. II: Adagio. (E-flat major, 6/8, 2 pp). A < previous page page_14 next page > < previous page page_15 next page > Page 15 slow pastorale. Opening triadic motive is balanced by graceful thirty-second note arpeggios and scales. The movement ends with both hands below middle C.

ANTHOLOGIES: Four Keyboard Sonatas by Early English Women Composers, ed. Sally Fortino (Hildegard, 1996). Sonatas by Billington, Cianchettini, Park, and Barthélemon, Opus 3: see Three Sonatas, above. Women Composers: Music through the Ages, Vol 3, series eds. Hall, 1998). The Capture of the Cape of Good Hope, ed. Hayes, above. SOURCES: Boenke, Cohen, Eitner, Fuller, H&H, Heinrich, Hinson, Jackson, KOM, Mac, Meggett, MGG, Eitner, S&S, Stern, scores BAUER, Katerina (var. Katherine/Catherina de) b.

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