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Mendelssohn, F (Das) Jahr

In December, not only the arrival in Rome but the memories Christmas evoked of many past family celebrations are evoked when Fanny introduces the Bach Meendelssohn chorale Von Himmel hoch da komm ich hier.

Das Jahr — a cycle of 13 character pieces, one for each month of the year plus an epilogue — is one of her most important works.

Felix’s] profession, while for you it can and must be only an ornament”. The sound is decent, but for such interesting repertoire the booklet notes are sadly inadequate. However, Fanny was limited by prevailing attitudes of the time toward women, attitudes apparently shared by her father, who was tolerant, rather than supportive, of her activities as a composer. Fanny Hensel died in Berlin in of complications from a stroke suffered while rehearsing one of her brother’s oratoriosThe First Walpurgis Night.

Perhaps if we give it a Jahr or two, we will know more. I began my professional musical life as a flutist, and spent a lot of quality time as a baroque flutist, but I no longer have my baroque flute. She hoped that their arrival home would restore her usual good spirits. After years, it premiered under her name. Those with sharp ears will recognise sly quotes from the Serenade and Allegro giocoso Marcha theme from the Capriccio brillante April and, in December, a treatment of the chorale Vom Himmel hoch which had attracted Felix in his cantata.


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Das Jahr (The Year), cycle for piano (H. 385)

She was not brought up as Jewish, and never practised Judaism, though it has been suggested that she “retained the cultural values of liberal Judaism”. The Year in Italy.

But do not imagine that I give these names when playing them in society, they are for home use entirely. Discover the range of xas music competitions in the UK and Internationally with our exclusive This style and title of piano music was most successfully developed by Felix Mendelssohn, though some modern scholars assert that Fanny may have preceded him in the genre.

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Fanny Mendelssohn – Wikipedia

A number of her songs were originally published under her brother, Felix Mendelssohn ‘s, name in his opus 8 and 9 collections. March is based on the Lutheran chorale Christ ist erstanden. They will form a delightful souvenir, a kind of second diary. Monthly Choices Roll over covers to find out more. Subsequently, her works were often played alongside her brother’s at the family home in Berlin in a Sunday concert series Sonntagskonzertewhich was originally organised by Fanny’s father, and after carried on by Fanny herself.


April portrays action and emotions, a time when the family was leaving Rome, but this was also a time for reflection on the whole trip. She may also have been influenced by the role-models of her great-aunts Fanny von Arnstein and Sarah Levyboth lovers of music, the former the patroness of a well-known salon and the latter a skilled keyboard player in her own right.

The young Latvian pianist Lauma Skride, sister of violinist Baiba, follows the modern edition to the letter but beyond this brings an engaging and affectionate playfulness to the music — she is superbly recorded, by the way — so that if Fanny deserved better in her lifetime, she could hardly hope for a better champion in ours. The best classical music for New Year’s Eve. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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This child is really something special’. She regulates her house, and neither thinks of the public nor of the musical world, nor even of music at all, until her first duties are fulfilled. Inshe decided, without consulting Felix, to publish a collection of her songs as her Op. Her Life and Music”. She received her first piano instruction from her mother, who had been trained in the Berliner-Bach tradition by Johann Kirnbergerwho was himself a student of Johann Sebastian Bach.