Prelude and Fugue

Amy Beach

Prelude and Fugue

B72, Op. 81

About this work...

When Amy Marcy Cheney (1867 - 1944) married Dr. H.H.A. Beach at the age of 18, this highly promising pianist and composer agreed to take on the role of a Boston society matron. This made it impossible for her to play more than a couple of public recitals a year, but gave her much time and freedom for composition. After... read more

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