Jane Chapman : harpsichordist

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Jane Chapman, harpsichord, Oriental Miscellany, Hindustani Airs, Leverhulme Trust,
Jane Chapman's recording for harpsichord of 'The Oriental Miscellany' will be released April 2015 on Signum Classics (SIGCD415). This unique disc explores the first published transcription of Indian vocal music in Western notation, taken from live performance. Published in Calcutta in 1789 it was considered an important historical source, reflecting Western fascination with the East, and the vogue for Hindustani Airs.