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AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Fanny Mendelssohn – began composing Jahr in August of danny a twelve-part piano suite based on the months of the year. Das Jahr; Ein Klavierzyklus. You can opt-out at any time. Felix’s] profession, while for you it can and must be only an ornament”. Her compositions include a piano trio and several books of solo piano pieces and songs.

Musical Assumptions: Fanny Mendelssohn’s Das Jahr!

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In mendelssoun years, her music has become better known thanks to concert performances and a number of CDs being released on labels such mendelsslhn Hyperion and CPO. 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.

Jahr constitutes in effect a musical diary of the year she and her family Hensil spent in Rome. A quotation from the May movement leads into a concluding section, and then directly into the next movement.

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Perhaps it would be a good idea to write to the person who contributed the piece to the WIMA and ask. Each piece was also accompanied by a short poem.

Perhaps if we give it a Jahr or two, we will know more. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Zelter at one point favored Fanny over Felix: Views Read Edit View history. Recording of the Month.

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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. Streams Videos All Posts. Thanks you so much for this link, I’ve also been looking for this beautiful piece of music. 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 Christmas chorale Von Himmel hoch da komm ich hier.

Wilhelm was supportive of Fanny’s composing. Thus as a 13 year old, Fanny could already play all 24 Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier by heart, and she did so in honor of her father’s birthday in The Year in Italy.

Is this a stop in Venice? Ten of the best and worst novels about composers. Fanny showed prodigious musical ability as a child and began to write music.

I’ll keep a lookout elsewhere. Composition Artist Credits Das Jahr. She was the grandmother of the philosopher Paul Hensel and the mathematician Kurt Hensel. For a woman to aspire to be a professional composer, he felt, was unseemly for her gender and social status.


I found your blog in my search for Das Jahr by Fannie Mendelssohn. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat The only thing I can really do when Mendelssoohn try to say something about music is assume. View the discussion thread. I’m sending links to it to all my favorite local pianists, and sharing this “gem sighting” here. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. She also wrote, amongst other works for the piano, a cycle of pieces depicting the months of the year, Das Jahr “The Year”.

Now my modern flute spends most of its time tucked away in a drawer, while my violin, viola, and my viola d’amore are often tucked under my chin.

Fanny’s diary expresses low spirits. I regularly troll around the various on-line music libraries in search of this piece or that. She composed over pieces of music. Here Fanny is looking back at the beginning of the trip. Such a lovely blog you’ve got here! Her uncle was the banker Joseph Mendelssohn. Daniel Itzig mother’s side great-grandfather Moses father’s side grandfather Abraham father Fanny and Rebecka sisters Paul son. Her reputation has also been advanced by those researching female musical creativity, of which she is one of the relatively few well-documented exemplars in the early 19th century.

I was hoping to find even a book with “Das Jahr” in it.