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Three Sonatas for Harpsichord or Piano

Cecilia Barthélemon was born c. 1770 in London into a musical family. Cecilia made her debut on March 3, 1779, at the Haymarket during intermission between the Parts of the Messiah. She was active as a soprano, harpist, keyboardist, and composer. No published...

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Three Sonatas for Harpsichord or Piano

An English composer, Maria Hester Reynolds Park (1760-1813), worked in London. She was a harpsichordist and pianist. As was typical of the times she performed in public before her marriage, but not afterwards. These exciting, two-movement sonatas are a welcome...

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Toccatas and Fugues on American Hymns

These Toccatas and Fugues on American Hymns are based on three nineteenth-century hymns written by American women.  The first piece I arranged was Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine, entitled Assurance. The music was written in 1898 by Phoebe Palmer Knapp (1839-1908)....

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Toccatas and Fugues on Hymns by European Women Composers

Give of Your Best by Charlotte Barnard opens with toccata figures with a full statement of the hymn melody in the pedal. A four-voice fugue follows with toccata interspersions and finishes with a short toccata section with the melody in the left hand. Very little is...

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