The piano music of the composer Elisabetta de Gambarini (1731-1765) is characterized by its subtlety and elegance. She was an 18th-century English composer, mezzo-soprano, organist, harpsichordist, pianist, conductor, and painter.
Her music was highly appreciated during her lifetime and is still in demand by piano students nowadays. The most common style of Gambarini’s piano music is the classical period style.
Other common characteristics of Gambarini’s piano pieces are themes that explore the emotional ups and downs of love, grief and happiness. The composer’s use of contrast and scale also made her music popular with audiences of all ages.