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Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel

p, DE
Musician / Composer of Classical

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.


Title Artist Year Type
Fanny Hensel, 'The Other Mendelssohn'Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Malcolm Martineau, Susana Gaspar, Gary Griffiths, Manuel Walser, Kitty Whately2017Album
Mendelssohn: Felix & FannyQuatuor Ebène - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel2013Album
The Year In ItalyFanny Mendelssohn Hensel - Joanna Strzelecka-Orłowska2013Album
Das Jahr (The Year)Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Lauma Skride2007Album
LiederClara Schumann & Robert Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel & Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Johannes Brahms, Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt - Diana Damrau, Helmut Deutsch2007Album
Das Jahr, Klavierzyklus; The Year, PianocycleFanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Ulrich Urban1998Album
The Last Rose Of Summer = La Dernière Rose De L'ÉtéFanny Mendelssohn Hensel Et Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Sylviane Deferne1998Album
Fanny Mendelssohn: Piano MusicFanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Béatrice Rauchs1997Album
Das Jahr (The Year)Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel - Sarah Rothenberg1996Album
Konzertsatz In F Minor / Piano Trio In D Minor, Op. 11 / Clarinet Trio In E Flat, Op. 44 / Deux PiècesClara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Louise Farrenc, Marie Grandval, Ambache Chamber Orchestra & Ambache Chamber Ensemble, Diana Ambache1996Album
Oratorium / Oratorio - Psalmen / Psalms / Psaumes 129, 130Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel - Lili Boulanger - Philharmonia Chor Stuttgart, Das Philharmonia Kammerorchester Stuttgart, Helmut Wolf1996Album
LiederClara Schumann / Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel / Alma Mahler-Werfel - Christina Högman, Roland Pöntinen1995Album
Piano Music For Four HandsFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy / Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Duo Tal & Groethuysen1992Album
The Women's PhilharmonicThe Women's Philharmonic, JoAnn Falletta, Angela Cheng, Gillian Benet - Lili Boulanger, Clara Schumann, Germaine Tailleferre, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel1992Album
Lieder & TrioFanny Mendelssohn Hensel - Donna Brown, Françoise Tillard, Trio Brentano1992Album
Piano TriosFanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Clara Schumann, The Dartington Trio1989Album
Women ComposersMaria Szymanowska, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Clara Schumann, Elfrida Andrée, Agathe Backer Grøndahl, Valborg Aulin, Lili Boulanger, Solveig Funseth1988Album
StreichquartetteFanny Mendelssohn-Quartett - Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Elisabeth Lutyens1988Album
Lili Boulanger-Fanny Hensel-Clara Schumann; Chöre und Lieder.Mitsuko Shirai, Hartmut Höll, Gerald Kegelmann, Lili Boulanger, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Clara Schumann, Heidelberger Madrigalchor1988Album
Klavierwerke Vol. 2: Sonate C-Moll · Sonate G-Moll · Sonatensatz E-Dur · Lieder Op. 6/3+4Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel - Liana Șerbescu1987Album
Klavierwerke Vol. 1: Das JahrFanny Mendelssohn Hensel - Liana Șerbescu1987Album
Lieder Für Sopran Und Klavier Opp. 1,7,9,10Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel - Isabel Lippitz, Barbara Heller1986Album
Piano TriosFanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Rebecca Clarke, Clementi Trio Koln1986Album
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel RediscoveredFanny Mendelssohn Hensel / Susan Larson, Virginia Eskin, Victoria Sirota, The Liederkreis Ensemble1984Album
Trio En Sol Mineur / Romances Sans Paroles / LiederFanny Mendelssohn Hensel / Jean-Claude Bouveresse - Hughes Mackenzie - Françoise Tillard, Aline Dumas, Brigitte Lafon1984Album
KlaviertriosClara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Mendelssohn-Trio Zürich1983Album
LiederKatherine Ciesinski, John Ostendorf, Rudolph Palmer - Clara Schumann / Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel / Josephine Lang / Pauline Viardot1981Album
Chamber Works By Women ComposersFanny Mendelssohn Hensel / Cécile Chaminade / Amy Marcy Cheney Beach / Clara Schumann / Teresa Carreño / Germaine Tailleferre / Lili Boulanger - The Macalester Trio1979Album
Camerata CanadaCamerata Canada, Camille Saint-Saëns, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Elyakim Taussig1978Album
KomponistinnenFanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Clara Schumann, Germaine Tailleferre, Cécile Chaminade, Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, Teresa Carreño, Grażyna Bacewicz, Rosario Marciano, Wiener Kammerorchester, Kurt RapfAlbum
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