Fanny Mendelssohn
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1805-11-14
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Fanny Mendelssohn

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Fanny Mendelssohn (14 November 1805 – 14 May 1847), later Fanny [Cäcilie] Mendelssohn Bartholdy and, after her marriage, Fanny Hensel, was a German pianist and composer. She composed over 460 pieces of music. Her compositions include a piano trio and ...

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Biography

Fanny Mendelssohn (14 November 1805 – 14 May 1847), later Fanny [Cäcilie] Mendelssohn Bartholdy and, after her marriage, Fanny Hensel, was a German pianist and composer. She composed over 460 pieces of music. Her compositions include a piano trio and several books of solo piano pieces and songs. A number of her songs were originally published under Felix's name in his opus 8 and 9 collections. Her piano works are often in the manner of songs, and many carry the name Lied ohne Worte (Song without Words). She also wrote, amongst other works for the piano, a cycle of pieces depicting the months of the year, Das Jahr ("The Year"). The music was written on coloured sheets of paper, and illustrated by her husband Wilhelm . Each piece was also accompanied by a short poem.

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Allegro moderato for piano (Op.8 No.1) (1840)
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Allegro moderato for piano (Op.8 No.1) (1840)
Fanny Mendelssohn
Quartet for strings in E flat major [1834], 2nd movement; Allegretto
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Quartet for strings in E flat major [1834], 2nd movement; Allegretto
Fanny Mendelssohn
Piano Trio op.11 - Finale: Allegretto moderato
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Piano Trio op.11 - Finale: Allegretto moderato
Fanny Mendelssohn
Dezember from Das Jahr - 12 Charakterstucke for piano
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Dezember from Das Jahr - 12 Charakterstucke for piano
Fanny Mendelssohn
Piano Sonata in G minor - 4. Finale - Presto, Allegro moderato e con espressione
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Piano Sonata in G minor - 4. Finale - Presto, Allegro moderato e con espressione
Fanny Mendelssohn
Songs Without Words (Op.6) (1846) - selection
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Songs Without Words (Op.6) (1846) - selection
Fanny Mendelssohn
Verlust Op.9/10
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Verlust Op.9/10
Fanny Mendelssohn
Song without words, Op.6 No.4 'Saltarello Romano'
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Song without words, Op.6 No.4 'Saltarello Romano'
Fanny Mendelssohn
Song without words, Op.2 No.4
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Song without words, Op.2 No.4
Fanny Mendelssohn
Six melodies pour le piano - Allegro molto vivace
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Six melodies pour le piano - Allegro molto vivace
Fanny Mendelssohn
Piano Sonata in G minor - 1. Allegro molto agitato
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Piano Sonata in G minor - 1. Allegro molto agitato
Fanny Mendelssohn
Traum (arranged for clarinet & piano)
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Traum (arranged for clarinet & piano)
Fanny Mendelssohn
Allegro assai in A flat (from Six Melodies for piano, Op.4 & Op.5)
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Allegro assai in A flat (from Six Melodies for piano, Op.4 & Op.5)
Fanny Mendelssohn
Songs Without Words (Op.6) (1846) - Il saltarello Romano
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Songs Without Words (Op.6) (1846) - Il saltarello Romano
Fanny Mendelssohn
Lieder ohne Worte Op.6 for piano: no.2
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Lieder ohne Worte Op.6 for piano: no.2
Fanny Mendelssohn
The Year - August
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The Year - August
Nancy Green, Fanny Mendelssohn & R. Larry Todd
Capriccio in A flat major (1829)
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Capriccio in A flat major (1829)
Sylviane Deferne
Allegro moderato for piano (Song without words) (Op.8 No.1) (1840)
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Allegro moderato for piano (Song without words) (Op.8 No.1) (1840)
Sylviane Deferne
Lied (Lenau): Larghetto; Wanderlied: Presto (Op.8 Nos.3 & 4) (1840)
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Lied (Lenau): Larghetto; Wanderlied: Presto (Op.8 Nos.3 & 4) (1840)
Fanny Mendelssohn
The Year - August
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The Year - August
Fanny Mendelssohn
Allegro assai in A flat (from Six Melodies for piano, Op.4 & Op.5)
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Allegro assai in A flat (from Six Melodies for piano, Op.4 & Op.5)
Fanny Mendelssohn
Quartet for strings in E flat major [1834], 4th movement; Allegro molto vivace
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Quartet for strings in E flat major [1834], 4th movement; Allegro molto vivace
Fanny Mendelssohn
Das Jahr - 12 Charakterstucke for piano
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Das Jahr - 12 Charakterstucke for piano
Fanny Mendelssohn
Piano Trio in A minor, Op.11 - Allegro molto vivace
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Piano Trio in A minor, Op.11 - Allegro molto vivace
Fanny Mendelssohn
String Quartet in E flat major
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String Quartet in E flat major
Fanny Mendelssohn
Quartet for Strings in E flat Major 2nd movement
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Quartet for Strings in E flat Major 2nd movement
Eugene Asti
Songs Op.1 for voice and piano: no.6; Gondellied
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Songs Op.1 for voice and piano: no.6; Gondellied
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Fanny Mendelssohn Biography

Fanny Mendelssohn (14 November 1805 – 14 May 1847), later Fanny [Cäcilie] Mendelssohn Bartholdy and, after her marriage, Fanny Hensel, was a German pianist and composer. She composed over 460 pieces of music. Her compositions include a piano trio and several books of solo piano pieces and songs. A number of her songs were originally published under Felix's name in his opus 8 and 9 collections. Her piano works are often in the manner of songs, and many carry the name Lied ohne Worte (Song without Words). She also wrote, amongst other works for the piano, a cycle of pieces depicting the months of the year, Das Jahr ("The Year"). The music was written on coloured sheets of paper, and illustrated by her husband Wilhelm . Each piece was also accompanied by a short poem.

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