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A precociously talented pianist, Amy Beach was the first American woman to compose a symphonic work. This collection offers a rich selection of Beach's elegant, stylish miniatures for solo piano, including Ballad, Op. 6 and In Autumn, Dreaming, and Fire-Flies, Op. 15. Introduction by Adrienne Fried Block, an award-wining musicologist.

Synopsis:

Rich selection of elegant, stylish miniatures by an American composer: Ballad, Op. 6; In Autumn, Dreaming, and Fire-Flies, Op. 15; Barcarolle, Op. 28, No. 1Scottish Legend, Op. 54, No. 1; more.

Synopsis:

American composer Amy Beach (1867–1944) was largely self-taught, but her musical talent blossomed into a remarkable career. This volume of her piano music includes a selection of the elegant, stylish miniatures for which she is known. Includes Valse-Caprice, Op. 4, Four Sketches, Op. 15, Three Compositions, Op. 28, Children's Album, Op. 36, and more.

Table of Contents

1 Ballad, Op. 6 (1894)

  1.1 Concert fantasy on her own setting of Robert Burns' "O my luve is like a red, red rose"

2 Sketches, Op. 15 (1892)

  2.1 (Nos. 1, 3 and 4 from the suite)

  2.2 In Autumn "Feuillages jaunissants sur les gazons épars…"

  2.3 Dreaming "Tu me parles du fond d'un rêve…"

  2.4 Fire-Flies "Naître avec le printemps, mourir avec les roses…"

3 Barcarolle, Op. 28, No. 1 (1894)

  3.1 From Trois morceaux caractéristiques

4 Scottish Legend, Op. 54, No. 1 (1903)

  4.1 From Two Compositions

5 From Blackbird Hills (An Omaha Tribal Dance), Op. 83 (1922)

6 A Hermit Thrush at Morn, Op. 92, No. 2 (1922)

  6.1 The second of two "Hermit Thrush" pieces

7 From Grandmother's Garden, Op. 97 (1922)

  7.1 (Nos. 1 and 5 from the suite)

  7.2 Morning Glories

  7.3 Honeysuckle

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486416809
Composer:
Beach, Amy
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Composer:
Beach, Amy
Author:
Beac
Author:
Classical Piano Sheet Music
Author:
Beach, Amy
Author:
h, Amy
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Classical
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Piano
Subject:
Piano music
Subject:
Songbooks - Orchestral
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Classical
Subject:
solo piano music
Subject:
American composer
Subject:
female composer
Subject:
Music-Orchestral Scores
Subject:
Music - General
Edition Description:
1446043
Series:
Dover Music for Piano
Series Volume:
bk-266
Publication Date:
20110731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
750
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in 0.5 lb

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Rich selection of elegant, stylish miniatures by an American composer: Ballad, Op. 6; In Autumn, Dreaming, and Fire-Flies, Op. 15; Barcarolle, Op. 28, No. 1Scottish Legend, Op. 54, No. 1; more.

"Synopsis" by ,
American composer Amy Beach (1867–1944) was largely self-taught, but her musical talent blossomed into a remarkable career. This volume of her piano music includes a selection of the elegant, stylish miniatures for which she is known. Includes Valse-Caprice, Op. 4, Four Sketches, Op. 15, Three Compositions, Op. 28, Children's Album, Op. 36, and more.

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