Rebecca Clarke
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1886-08-27
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Rebecca Clarke

Rebecca Clarke Biography (Wikipedia)

Rebecca Clarke (27 August 1886 – 13 October 1979) was an English classical composer and violist best known for her chamber music featuring the viola. She was born in Harrow and studied at the Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Music in London, later becoming one of the first female professional orchestral players. Stranded in the United States at the outbreak of World War II, she settled permanently in New York City and married composer and pianist James Friskin in 1944. Clarke died at her home in New York at the age of 93.

Although Clarke's output was not large, her work was recognised for its compositional skill and artistic power. Some of her works have yet to be published (and many were only recently published); those that were published in her lifetime were largely forgotten after she stopped composing. Scholarship and interest in her compositions revived in 1976. The Rebecca Clarke Society was established in 2000 to promote the study and performance of her music.

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Rebecca Clarke Tracks

Rebecca Clarke
Lethe
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Lethe

Lethe

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Kitty Wately
Simon Lepper

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Lullaby
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Lullaby
Rebecca Clarke
Viola Sonata in E minor
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Viola Sonata in E minor
Rebecca Clarke
Down by the Salley Gardens
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Down by the Salley Gardens
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Grotesque
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Grotesque
Rebecca Clarke
4 Songs
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4 Songs

4 Songs

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Paul Turner
Singer
Elizabeth Watts
Rebecca Clarke
Dumka
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Dumka
Rebecca Clarke
Viola Sonata: II. Vivace
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Viola Sonata: II. Vivace
Rebecca Clarke
Piano Trio (2nd mvt)
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Piano Trio (2nd mvt)
Rebecca Clarke
Morpheus
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Morpheus
Rebecca Clarke
Midsummer Moon for violin and piano
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Midsummer Moon for violin and piano
Rebecca Clarke
Sonata for viola or cello in E minor (2nd mvt)
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Sonata for viola or cello in E minor (2nd mvt)
Rebecca Clarke
Midsummer Moon for violin and piano
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Midsummer Moon for violin and piano
Rebecca Clarke
Piano Trio (1st mvt)
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Piano Trio (1st mvt)
Rebecca Clarke
Eight o'clock
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Eight o'clock
Rebecca Clarke
Danse Bizarre
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Danse Bizarre
Rebecca Clarke
Epilogue for cello and piano
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Epilogue for cello and piano
Rebecca Clarke
Viola Sonata in E minor - 2nd mvt: Vivace
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Viola Sonata in E minor - 2nd mvt: Vivace
Rebecca Clarke
The Seal man for voice and piano
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The Seal man for voice and piano

The Seal man for voice and piano

Performer
Erika Madi Jones
Panaretos Kyriatzidis
Rebecca Clarke
A Dream for voice and piano
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A Dream for voice and piano

A Dream for voice and piano

Performer
Arianna Rebecca Firth
Paul Chilvers
Rebecca Clarke
Lethe
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Lethe
Rebecca Clarke
Lullaby for viola and cello
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Lullaby for viola and cello
Rebecca Clarke
Grotesque for viola and cello
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Grotesque for viola and cello
Rebecca Clarke
Cello (or viola) sonata in E minor (1st mvt)
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Cello (or viola) sonata in E minor (1st mvt)
Rebecca Clarke
Piano Trio (3rd mvt)
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Piano Trio (3rd mvt)

Piano Trio (3rd mvt)

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Clementi Trio
Rebecca Clarke
Lullaby on an Ancient Irish Tune
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Lullaby on an Ancient Irish Tune
Rebecca Clarke
Trio For Piano And Strings [1920]
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Trio For Piano And Strings [1920]
Rebecca Clarke
I'll bid my heart be still
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I'll bid my heart be still
Rebecca Clarke
The Cloths of Heaven
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The Cloths of Heaven
Rebecca Clarke
Sonata for Cello & Piano (Impetuoso)
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Sonata for Cello & Piano (Impetuoso)
Rebecca Clarke
Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale: III. Pastorale
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Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale: III. Pastorale
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1927: Prom 33
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Queen's Hall
1927-09-20T02:01:22
20
Sep
1927

Proms 1927: Prom 33

Queen's Hall

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