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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 lecturers, A advisor to Piano tune by means of girls Composers, quantity I, is an annotated catalogue of the on hand piano track in print composed through a hundred and forty four girls born prior to the twentieth century. The paintings additionally beneficial properties biographies and vast bibliographical details for every composer. prepared alphabetically through composer into different types together with unmarried works, collections, and anthologies, the track can 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. some distance too many lecturers, scholars, expert musicians, and audiences are blind to the contributions made by way of girls in tune, and of the sweetness and advantage in their particular compositions. This reference paintings offers a useful addition to the present literature.

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The theme, comprised of one arching, eight-bar parallel period, is presented by RH in six slightly varied versions, over an ostinato bass of block chords and octaves. Variations include arpeggios in octaves, extended arpeggios of 16th and 32nd notes with trills at cadences, hands crossed, with melody in the tenor, and triplet repeated-note staccato octaves, ending in a crescendo. < previous page page_13 next page > < previous page page_14 next page > Page 14 ANTHOLOGIES: Masterpieces of Piano Music, ed.

Hildegard, 1998). Level: Early Advanced/Advanced. 29 Op. 15/1. In Autumn. [“Yellowing foliage scattered on the grass”]. Level: Early Advanced. (F-sharp minor, 2/4, allegro ma non tanto, 4 pp). A melancholy theme and variations, progressively more complex and brilliant. Op. 15/2. Phantoms. [“All fragile flowers, as soon their deaths as their births”] Level: Early Advanced. (A major, 3/8, allegretto scherzando, 3 pp). Ternary, with B a graceful contrast to the playful, will-o-thewisp A sections. Op.

97/1. Morning Glories. (E minor, 2/4, vivace, 4 pp). Hands entwine in rapidly climbing arpeggios on seventh chords, forming the melody from the lowest LH notes; RH creates a countermelody a 9th or 10th higher with the last note of each figure. Op. 97/2. Heartsease. (D-flat major, common time, lento cantabile, 2 pp). LH melody appears first in the alto and then the tenor, surrounded by syncopated block chords. Key signature and harmonies shift continually. Op. 97/3. Mignonette. (G major, 3/4, tempo di menuetto, 4 pp).

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