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"The 1893 Columbian Exposition was the first World's Fair to include a venue featuring women's accomplishments. Pianist/composer Amy Beach and violinist Maud Powell were both active participants in the Exposition; both presented papers. Powell performed a number of times, and Beach was commissioned to write a work for the occasion. In addition, they collaborated to premiere Beach's Romance, Op. 23, written for and dedicated to Powell. The first performance was so successful that the audience demanded a repetition." --Naxos Music Library

 

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