Newly Revised Editions of Amy Beach’s Invocation for Piano or Organ and Complete with Violoncello

We now have available via Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy Publications the exquisite work by Amy Beach entitled Invocation, Op. 55 complete with the obbligato violoncello part.  One edition of this work is for violin, violoncello and piano and the other for violin, violoncello and organ.  The organ part is written on 2 staves with indications for manual changes (Gt, Ch and Sw) and pedal.

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“If Women Will Not Be Inclined” – Vocal music of the 19th and 20th Centuries Performed by Vertical Player Repertory

“If Women Will Not Be Inclined” – Vocal music of the 19th and 20th Centuries including songs, arias and ensembles by Lili Boulanger, Amy Beach, Pauline Viardot & Maria Malibran.

In this unique recital, the ensemble Vertical Player Repertory ( will pay tribute to four women composers whose genius and persistence overcame the odds: celebrated 19th opera diva sisters Maria Malibran and Pauline Viardot, American composer and concert pianist Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, and the tragically short-lived, but deeply influential Lili Boulanger.

Included in their program – courtesy of Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy‘s kind permission to use their new engraving – will be the first known public hearing of Amy Beach’s unpublished song “If Women Will Not Be Inclined.”

The recital will take place on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 4:00pm at Behind the Door, 219 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Admission is $20, and all proceeds will go to the Anti Violence Project.

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