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Carol lei Breckenridge

Carol lei Breckenridge Carol lei Breckenridge, Farver Professor of Music at Central College in Pella, Iowa, is a specialist in 18th-century music and has become an active recitalist and lecturer on harpsichord, fortepiano, and clavichord. She has given numerous solo and chamber recitals in the U.S. and in Europe, and concertos with The Baroque Orchestra of Iowa, Friends of Orchestra of Camerata, and in other venues. Articles include "The Fortepiano and Classical Style" (Clavier), "Haydn’s Keyboard Instruments and Sonatas" (Iowa Music Teachers), and "Rediscovering Classical Keyboard Style" (American Music Teacher, April/May 2006). Her recording with Kristin Thelander (natural horn/fortepiano), "Music of the Early Nineteenth Century," was released by Crystal Records in 1992. During Fall, 2004, Lark Wood Music released her fortepiano CD, "Music of Haydn and Mozart." Dr. Breckenridge is also author of Guide to Classical-Era Keyboard Music for Piano Teachers and Students.

Zuckermann French Double Harpsichord At the 2005 Boston Early Music Festival and Exhibition, Carol lei presented a program of music by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach as a Fringe Concert, playing Vol. I of Für Kenner und Liebhaber, with "An Das Klavier" poetry read by Michael Herrick. Dr. Breckenridge also played a program in the Zuckermann exhibit room on two clavichords: "King of Sweden" fretted and 5-octave unfretted; and on harpsichords: English bentside spinet, Flemish single, and German double.

Soundboard In July of 2006, Carol lei became the owner of a new Zuckermann French double harpsichord, which she played the same month in an outdoor program in the mountains of North Carolina. Tatyana Nivina, artist-in-residence at Zuckermann Harpsichords, executed the beautiful soundboard painting.

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