Women Composers

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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Felix Mendelssohn was one of the most famous composers of the 19th century. His older sister was also a composer and a pianist. This week on Classics for Kids learn about Fanny Mendelssohn and other women composers.

Music used within the program:

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

 

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