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Felix Mendelssohn:

Women Composers

Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn's older sister, was a talented pianist and composer. So was Clara Schumann, wife of composer Robert Schumann. Also featured: music of Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, Cecile Chaminade, Germaine Tailleferre, Hildegard von Bingen, Amy Beach, and Thea Musgrave.

Music heard in this episode:

Fanny Mendelssohn: February
Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture
Clara Schumann: Romance No. 3
Elizabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre: Sonata
Cecile Chaminade: Valse-Caprice
Germaine Tailleferre: Harp Concertino
Hildegard von Bingen: O Ecclesia
Amy Beach: Valse Amoureuse
Thea Musgrave: Hate Whom Ye List
Libby Larsen: Water Music

Learn more about Felix Mendelssohn

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This Week's Quiz

Fanny Mendelssohn played what musical instrument?

 clarinet

 violin

 trumpet

 piano

 cello

How many pieces of music did Fanny Mendelssohn compose?

 150

 200

 400

 25

 99

Who was a famous American woman composer?

 Amy Beach

 Martha Washington

 Susan B. Anthony

 Betsy Ross

 Pocahantus

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Felix Mendelssohn:

Women Composers

Fanny Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn's older sister, was a talented pianist and composer. So was Clara Schumann, wife of composer Robert Schumann. Also featured: music of Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, Cecile Chaminade, Germaine Tailleferre, Hildegard von Bingen, Amy Beach, and Thea Musgrave.

Music heard in this episode:

Fanny Mendelssohn: February
Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture
Clara Schumann: Romance No. 3
Elizabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre: Sonata
Cecile Chaminade: Valse-Caprice
Germaine Tailleferre: Harp Concertino
Hildegard von Bingen: O Ecclesia
Amy Beach: Valse Amoureuse
Thea Musgrave: Hate Whom Ye List
Libby Larsen: Water Music

Learn more about Felix Mendelssohn

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Fanny Mendelssohn played what musical instrument?

 clarinet

 violin

 trumpet

 piano

 cello

How many pieces of music did Fanny Mendelssohn compose?

 150

 200

 400

 25

 99

Who was a famous American woman composer?

 Amy Beach

 Martha Washington

 Susan B. Anthony

 Betsy Ross

 Pocahantus

 

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