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ELIZABETH
TURNER

(?- 1756)

Six Lessons for the Harpsichord
compos'd by Miss Eliza Turner
(London 1756)


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LESSON I in g Minor

  1. Allegro
  2. Scotaza Moderato
  3. Tambourine Allegro
  4. Minuetto Allegro

LESSON II in G Major

  1. (Allegro)
  2. Andante Affettuoso
  3. Gavotta un piĆ¹ Allegro
    (with 6 Variations)

LESSON III in D Major

  1. (Allegro)
  2. Minuetto Affettuoso
  3. Giga
  4. March

LESSON IV in B flat Major

  1. (Allegro moderato)
  2. Courante
  3. Aria Tempo di Minuetto con gusto
  4. (Allegro)

LESSON V in A Major

  1. (Allegro)
  2. Andante
  3. Aria
  4. Savoyard
  5. Minuetto con gusto

LESSON VI in F Major

  1. (Allegro)
  2. Minuetto with Variations, Andante
  3. Giga, Allegro

FERNANDO DE LUCA
harpsichord

Issue 2015-17

Recorded in Venice, 2014 August 24-26
German
harpsichord built by F. P. Ciocca (2007)
after Christian Vater (1738); Temp. Neidhardt, Pitch A=415Hz

References

  • Elizabeth Turner, 6 Lessons for the Harpsichord, link
  • Margaret Yelloly, 'The Ingenious Miss Turner': Elizabeth Turner (d 1756), Singer, Harpsichordist and Composer - Early Music, Vol. 33, No. 1 (Feb., 2005), pp. 65-79, link
  • Gasparo's GSCD-218, 18th-Century Solo Harpsichord Music by Women Composers, Vol. II, 1990
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Thomas Gainsborough - Ann Ford (later Mrs. Philip Thicknesse), 1760 - Cincinnati Art Museum

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