Personal Narrative: Amy Beach

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My ambitions are to be the first, the first to invent, research and to write, I stand imperfect, I live life flawed but I remain determined to overcome my flaws. Talking about the firsts, my influences start with the firsts, Amy beach is the first female composer in the United States. Her piece for solo piano named “Eskimos (1907)”, is such a worthy example of exoticism. At first I was against the idea of a non-native composer trying to create a piece with foreign melodies, but Beach did a prodigious job of keeping the melody true to its’ origins. Actually beach is my hero for calling out Dvorak after he wrote the New World Symphony. Dvorak stated that females cannot contribute to the world since they lack the creative power. Although Beach
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