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Opera und lyrische Musik
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Sheet music for Fanny Mendelssohn
Pastorella in A Major (Fanny Hensel) - String Quartet — Fanny Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn, Fanny Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Violin,Viola,Cello,String Quartet — Score,Set of Parts — Romantic Period
Composed by Fanny Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn, Fanny Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Arranged by Rob Bushnell. Romantic Period. Score, Set of Parts. 11 pages. Published by RBMusic (S0.436319).
— CD — Classical
Composed by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn (1805-1847) and Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Classical, Romantic Era. Classical. CD. Naxos #BRK900925. Published by Naxos (NX.BRK900925).
Voice — Book — Masterwork; Romantic
Composed by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn (1805-1847). Edited by John Glenn Paton. Masterworks; Vocal Collection. Masterwork; Romantic. Book. 96 pages. Alfred Music #00-4961. Published by Alfred Music (AP.4961).
Voice — Book — Masterwork; Romantic
Low Voice. Composed by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn (1805-1847). Edited by John Glenn Paton. Masterworks; Vocal Collection. Masterwork; Romantic. Book. 96 pages. Alfred Music #00-4963. Published by Alfred Music (AP.4963).
Quartet — score and parts — Romantic
Urtext. Composed by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn (1805-1847). Edited by Gunter Marx. Kammermusik-Bibliothek (Chamber Music Library). It is hard to believe that Fanny Hensel needed a "craftsman's approval" from her famous brother Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in order to be allowed to publish some of her compositions under her own name. Romantic. Score and parts. Breitkopf and Haertel #KM 2255. Published by Breitkopf and Haertel (BR.KM-2255).
Cello and piano — — Romantic
1. Phantasy in G minor - 2. Capriccio in Ab major - Urtext. Composed by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn (1805-1847). Edited by Christian Lambour. Edition Breitkopf. Around 1830, compositions for "violoncello and piano" were almost always showcases for the virtuoso solo instrument. This is when Fanny Hensel wrote these two pieces for her brother Paul Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, who lived in London. Romantic. Breitkopf and Haertel #EB 8575. Published by Breitkopf and Haertel (BR.EB-8575).
— — Romantic
Composed by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn (1805-1847). Edited by H.-G. Klein and R. Elvers. Buchverlag Breitkopf & Hartel (Music Books).
Romantic. Breitkopf and Haertel #BV-369. Published by Breitkopf and Haertel (BR.BV-369).
With her many interests - which included politics and technological achievements - Fanny Hensel self-assuredly held her own within the Mendelssohn family. With a clear mind and a sharp pen, she described everyday life in Berlin.
Fanfare — Set (Score & Parts) —
Composed by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn (1805-1847) and Marco Putz. Arranged by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn. Set (Score & Parts). Bronsheim Music #BSH027. Published by Bronsheim Music (BT.BSH027).
Clarinet,Woodwind Quartet — Set of Parts — Romantic Period
Composed by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn (1805-1847). Arranged by Patrick Giles. Romantic Period. Set of Parts. 4 pages. Published by Patrick Giles (S0.388673).
Piano — —
Taken from the collection Twelve Clavier pieces by Fanny Hensel nee. Mendelssohn Bartholdy (first edition) (Hellwig-Unruh). Composed by Fanny Cecile Mendelssohn (1805-1847). With Standard notation. Robert Lienau Edition #RL40390. Published by Robert Lienau Edition (PR.RL40390).
Sister of Felix.
"From my knowledge of Fanny I should say she has neither the inclination nor the vocation for authorship. She is too much of a woman for this. She manages her home and neither thinks of the public, nor of the musical world, nor even of music at all, until her primary duties are fulfilled. Publishing would only disturb her in these, and I cannot give my approval for it."
So wrote Felix Mendelssohn of his sister Fanny, in a letter to their mother dated 1837 Four years older than her brother, Fanny’s own musical genius is undisputed. At 13, she Could play the whole of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier from memory. Felix had the highest regard for her capabilities as a composer. Six of her songs were published under his name. Her own works number over 400.
On October 3, 1829, Fanny Mendelssohn married the painter Wilhelm Hensel. For this occasion, Felix was to have composed an organ piece. Illness prevented him from doing so, so Fanny wrote "Praeludium" for her own wedding. It is a festive work, lying quite high on the the keyboard. It is published by Furore in Kassel, Germany, in 1988, under the name Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn. The Furore Edition number is 124.
(contribution by Christa Rakich <email@example.com>)
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