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December 23, 2018

I was interviewed by the BBC's Lucie Skeaping about the life and music of Sara Levy in March, 2018 in honor of Women's History Month. The interview, with clips of music from In Sara Levy's Salon and other excellent recordings, can be heard here:

December 14, 2017

I had the opportunity last week to publish a guest post on Sara Levy for the "Fresh Ideas" blog of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, which funded the recording "In Sara Levy's Salon." Here are my thoughts.

October 19, 2017

A few weeks ago I received an e-mail from a senior scholar in musicology telling me that contrary to my understanding and that of many others whom I respect, women had not, in fact, been neglected in standard narratives of music history. I received this message shortly...

September 3, 2017

Rebecca Cypess, harpsichordist and lecturer, and Yi-heng Yang, fortepianist, present the Susie O. Montgomery Lecture(-Recital) at the American Philosophical Society on Thursday, September 14, 2017. RSVP at https://www.amphilsoc.org/events/3832

Building on our work on S...

July 4, 2017

The recording "In Sara Levy's Salon" contains a long program booklet. The following is an excerpt that helps to explain the significance of this remarkable musical woman:

On Sara Levy’s Life and Significance

Sara Levy (1761–1854) was one of fifteen children born to Danie...

July 4, 2017

The Raritan Players are pleased to announce the release of our first recording, "In Sara Levy's Salon," on the Acis label. This project was a long time in the making! Our first performance was at Rutgers University in 2014 at the conference "Sara Levy's World: Music, G...

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