Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre
From her first recordings with Kapp Records, and her highly acclaimed Carnegie Hall recital debut as an artist on the Sol Hurok roster, Ann Schein's amazing career has earned her high praise in major American and European cities and in more than 50 countries around the world. Since her debut in Mexico City in when she performed both the Rachmaninoff 3rd Concerto and the Tchaikovsky B-flat Concerto, she has performed thousands of concerts on every continent. Over her many years performing in London, she appeared repeatedly in the Promenade Concerts in Albert Hall, including several Last Nights, when favorite soloists are invited to perform.
In she was invited to perform at the White House during the Kennedy administration. From she was on the piano faculty of Peabody Conservatory, and since she has been an Artist-Faculty member of the Aspen Music Festival and School.
During the she served as a Visiting Faculty member at Indiana University. From , she was on the jury of the Irving S.
The Jacquet family contained a number of musicians and instrument makers, including virtually all of her immediate family; her father and both brothers were organists, and her elder sister played harpsichord or viol for the household of the Duchess of Guise. In the July edition of the Mercure galant , she was described as "a wonder" who could sing difficult music at sight, accompany herself or others on the harpsichord, and compose pieces and play them "in all the keys asked of her.
She left the court for Paris after her marriage to the organist Marin de la Guerre in , after which she occupied herself with teaching and performing. She retired from public performance in ; her last known work, a Te Deum now lost celebrating the recovery of Louis XV from smallpox, was performed in A commemorative medal was issued in her honor shortly after her death.
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Jacquet de la Guerre's known output is relatively small, perhaps as a result of her talent for extemporaneous performances. The earliest surviving works are the five suites for harpsichord she published in , most beginning with an unmeasured prelude after the fashion of Louis Couperin. In she published two more suites, which according to the title page may optionally be played with added violin. Other instrumental works include eight sonatas for violin and continuo and four trio sonatas, probably dating from the early-to-mid s.
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The sonata at the time was a new genre in France, a vogue having been created by the publication and dissemination of Corelli's sonatas in the s. Isolated songs also survive. Lesser-Known Composer of the Month: Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre Each month the Allen Music Library highlights an oft-forgotten composer from the slightly off mainstream to the obscure represented in our collections, along with short profiles of lesser-known performers, musical scholars, or other musicians.
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J2 no. The final movement breaks with convention by having the cello or gamba play independently of the continuo line in an extended solo section. Trio sonata in D major Score: M J2 T7 Italian influences are much stronger in this sonata, with imitative exchanges between the violin lines, syncopated rhythms, and cadential hemiolas.
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Like the G minor trio sonata it also feature sections where the bass instrument and continuo lines diverge. Cantata: Le sommeil d'Ulisse Score: M Click on photos to enlarge Lodging and Banquet Festival participants are responsible for their own housing arrangements.
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