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Valda Aveling

hps, 1920-2007 AU
Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Valda Rose Aveling

Valda Rose Aveling OBE (16 May 1920 – 21 November 2007) was an Australian pianist, harpsichordist and clavichordist. Her repertoire was very wide, including composers as diverse as William Byrd, Jan Sweelinck, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Béla Bartók.In 1947 she toured Australia for the Australian Broadcasting Commission, but returned to Britain by the early 1950s. For the next 30 years she appeared at major British festivals such as the Proms, and throughout the Far East, Europe and North America.In 1982, she was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

     
Instruments
  • Harpsichord
  • Piano
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Handel / Arr. Mackerras & Rothwell: Oboe Concerto No. 2a in B-Flat Major, HWV 301: IV. Vivace on Handel Sarabande by George Frideric Handel, Yehudi Menuhin & Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Handel: Organ Concerto in F Major, Op. 4 No. 4, HWV 292: I. Allegro on Handel: Organ Concertos I by George Frideric Handel, Simon Preston/Yehudi Menuhin/Menuhin Festival Orchestra & Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Handel: Organ Concerto in F Major, Op. 4 No. 4, HWV 292: III. Adagio on Handel: Organ Concertos I by George Frideric Handel, Simon Preston/Yehudi Menuhin/Menuhin Festival Orchestra & Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Handel: Organ Concerto in F Major, Op. 4 No. 4, HWV 292: II. Andante on Handel: Organ Concertos I by George Frideric Handel, Simon Preston/Yehudi Menuhin/Menuhin Festival Orchestra & Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Handel: Organ Concerto in F Major, Op. 4 No. 4, HWV 292: IV. Allegro on Handel: Organ Concertos I by George Frideric Handel, Simon Preston/Yehudi Menuhin/Menuhin Festival Orchestra & Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Handel: Organ Concerto in B-Flat Major, Op. 7 No. 3, HWV 308: II. Adagio e fuga on Handel: Organ Concertos I by George Frideric Handel, Simon Preston/Yehudi Menuhin/Menuhin Festival Orchestra & Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Handel: Organ Concerto in B-Flat Major, Op. 7 No. 3, HWV 308: IV. Menuet I & II on Handel: Organ Concertos I by George Frideric Handel, Simon Preston/Yehudi Menuhin/Menuhin Festival Orchestra & Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Handel: Violin Concerto in B-Flat Major, HWV 288: III. Allegro on Handel Sarabande by George Frideric Handel, Yehudi Menuhin & Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Handel: Violin Concerto in B-Flat Major, HWV 288: I. Andante on Handel Sarabande by George Frideric Handel, Yehudi Menuhin & Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Handel: Violin Concerto in B-Flat Major, HWV 288: II. Adagio on Handel Sarabande by George Frideric Handel, Yehudi Menuhin & Menuhin Festival Orchestra

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Domenico Scarlatti - Harpsichord SonatasDomenico Scarlatti, Valda Aveling1987Album
SonatasValda Aveling Plays Domenico Scarlatti1977Album
Piano Trio No. 1 In D Minor, Op. 49 / Piano Trio No. 1 In G MajorFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Valda Aveling, Donald Weekes, Dennis Nesbitt1972Album
Scarlatti SonatasDomenico Scarlatti, Valda Aveling1970Album
Cosi Fan TutteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leontyne Price, Tatiana Troyanos, Judith Raskin, Sherrill Milnes, George Shirley, Ezio Flagello, Erich Leinsdorf, New Philharmonia Orchestra, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, John McCarthy, Valda Aveling1968Album
Cosi Fan TutteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leontyne Price, Tatiana Troyanos, Judith Raskin, Sherrill Milnes, George Shirley, Ezio Flagello, Erich Leinsdorf, New Philharmonia Orchestra, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, John McCarthy, Valda Aveling1968Album
V & A (The Collection Of Historic Instruments At The Victoria & Albert Museum: Vol. 1 Early Keyboard Instruments)Margaret Hodsdon / Valda Aveling1968Album
Music For 4 HarpsichordsGeorge Malcolm, Valda Aveling, Geoffrey Parsons, Simon Preston, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard1967Album
Morley Canzonets And Music From The Fitzwilliam Virginal BookValda AvelingAlbum
V & A Early Pianos Vol. IIEsther Fisher, Valda Aveling, Malcolm BinnsAlbum
Handel Organ Concertos Vol. 2Georg Friedrich Händel, Simon Preston, Menuhin Festival Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Valda AvelingAlbum
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