Sarah, Anna and Louise– What No Thelma?: Discovering Louise Talma and Her Shorter Piano Works

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Sarah B. Dorsey, Head of the Harold Schiffman Music Library (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: This is an adaptation of a presentation given at the SEMLA meeting in Columbus, GA, in October of 2006. After a brief description of her six-month sabbatical at the Library of Congress, Music Librarian Sarah Dorsey (UNC Greensboro) outlines the life of Louise Talma. A short description of her style is followed by some quotes from Louise and a discussion and performance of specific piano pieces1 performed by Anna Neal, Music Librarian at the University of Memphis.

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Music Reference Services Quarterly, 10(2), 33-54. doi:10.1300/J116v10n02_03
Language: English
Date: 2008
20th-century piano music, Library of Congress Music Division, Louise Talma

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