Ruta Bloomfield

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Dr. Ruta Bloomfield

B.M., Bowling Green State University
M.M., Northwestern University

D.M.A., Claremont Graduate University
Occupation Professor at The Master's University
Known for Harpsichord performer, teacher

Dr. Ruta Bloomfield received the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Historical Performance practices at Claremont Graduate University in 2008, where she studied harpsichord with Robert Zappulla. She has taught at the Master's College since 1989.[1] She lives in Southern California with her husband.


Premier livre de pieces de clavecin[edit]

On February 19, 2009, Bloomfield became the first person to perform Bernard de Bury's Premier livre de pieces de clavecin (first book of harpsichord pieces) outside France since the eighteenth century. Bloomfield had transcribed the music from its archaic notations for her doctoral work at Claremont.[2][3]


  1. ^ Cocoles, Chris (August 26, 1998). "Making Players For God; Chapel Services Focus On Minors". Daily News. The Free Library. Retrieved July 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ Blackwell, Claire (2009). "Music from Versailles Rediscovered". The Signal. Archived from the original on 2010-12-23. 
  3. ^ Music from Versailles Rediscovered, Southern California Early Music Society, 2009, Archived December 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.

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