Elaine Shaffer

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    Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067: III. SarabandeElaine Shaffer
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    Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067: I. OuvertureElaine Shaffer
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    Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067: II. RondeauElaine Shaffer
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    Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067: IV. Bourrée I alternativement - Bourrée IIElaine Shaffer
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    Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067: V. Polonaise (Lentement) - DoubleElaine Shaffer

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        At the time of her death in 1973, Elaine Shaffer was considered among the top three or four flutists in the world and was the only major female concert flutist of her time. Arguably, she was still flourishing in her career and might well have achieved superstar status. Indeed, she regularly made recordings and her schedule of 60 or so concert dates a year included both recitals and appearances with major orchestras, often led by her husband Efrem Kurtz. Shaffer also performed ch... Read more

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