Nasty Women

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Program:

Amy Marcy Cheney Beach: Three Browning Songs, Op. 44
“I Send My Heart Up to Thee”
“Ah Love, But a Day”
“The Years at the Spring”
Jamie Reimer Seaman, Soprano
Stacie Haneline, Piano
(see lyrics here)

More about Amy Beach from the Amy Beach Society

Rebecca Clarke: Morpheus

Grazzia Sagastume, Viola
Alex Ritter, Piano

Rebecca Clarke’s Great Nephew, Christopher Johnson, curates an excellent resource on Rebecca Clarke, and promotes scholarship on her life and work. Check it out here.

Ethel Smyth: The Clown
Karina Brazas, Soprano
Alex Ritter, Piano
(see lyrics here)

Ethel Smyth’s Wikipedia page.

Florence Price: The Goblin and the Mosquito
Tammy Miller, Piano
A great website with information on Florence Price is curated by concert pianist Karen Walwyn

Berenice Benson Bentley: The Elf and the Fairy
Tammy Miller, Piano

Berenice Benson Bentley was born in 1886 in Oskaloosa, Iowa and lived there much of her life. She studied at Grinnell College and wrote many pedagogical pieces.

Cécile Louise Stéphanie Chaminade: Air de Ballet, Op. 30
Christine Erlander Beard, Flute
Stacie Haneline, Soprano

Cécile Chaminade’s Wikipedia page.

Florence Price: Three Little Negro Dances
Tammy Miller, Piano

Amy Beach, Romance for Violin and Piano, Op. 23 (arr. Christine Erlander Beard)
Christine Erlander Beard, Flute
Stacie Haneline, Piano

Marion Bauer: Prelude in A Minor, Op. 15 No. 2
Tammy Miller, Piano

Information on Marion Bauer

Rebecca Clarke: Piano Trio in E-flat Minor
I. Moderato ma appassionato
II. Andante molto semplice
Lisa Nielsen, Violin
InYoung Park, Cello
Alex Ritter, Piano

Florence Price: Night
Karina Brazas, Soprano
Alex Ritter, Piano
(see lyrics here)

Ethel Smyth: The March of the Women
Tammy Miller, Piano
(see lyrics here)