Fanny Mendelssohn

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Fanny Cécilie Mendelssohn's father, Abraham, was a prosperous banker. When Napoleon's troops occupied Hamburg in 1811, the Jewish family relocated to Berlin. There, in 1816, Fanny and her younger brother…
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Compositions

Year Title
1846 Der Abend ("Schweigt der Menschen laute Lust"), for chorus Choral
1846 Abendbild, song for voice & piano, Op. 10/3 (H. 446) Vocal Music Song
1846 Abschied ("Abendlich schon rauscht der Wald"), for chorus (Gartenlieder No. 5), Op. 3/5 (H. 422) Choral Lied
Abschied, for piano in A minor Keyboard
1840 Abschied von Rom, for piano (H. 352) Keyboard Character Piece
1837 Ach! die Augen sind es wieder, song for voice & piano (H. 325) Vocal Music Song
Adagio for violin & piano Chamber Music Character Piece
Adagio in E flat major, for piano Keyboard
1828 Aglæ ("Was ich allein behalten"), song for voice & piano (H. 226) Vocal Music Lied
Allegretto for piano in D minor Keyboard
Allegro di molto for piano in E minor Keyboard Solo
Allegro molto agitato in D minor, for piano Keyboard
Allegro molto for piano in C minor Keyboard Character Piece
1846 Allegro vivace, for piano in A major (H. 459) Keyboard Solo
1828 Allnächtlich im Traume, song for voice & piano (H. 220) Vocal Music Art Song
1837 Altes Lied, song for voice & piano (H. 315) Vocal Music Art Song
1827 Am Flusse ("Verfließet, vielgeliebte Lieder"), song for voice & piano (H. 204) Vocal Music Lied
1827 Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen, for voice & piano (H. 212) Vocal Music Art Song
1846 Andante Cantabile, for piano (H. 417) Keyboard Solo
1836 Andante con espressione, for piano (Lyric Piano Pieces) (H. 314) Keyboard Solo
Andante con moto, for piano in E major Keyboard Solo
1841 Anklänge, song cycle for voice & piano (H. 378) Vocal Music Song Cycle
1836 April, for 2 voices & piano (H. 296) Vocal Music Lied
1841 April: Capriccioso, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/4) Keyboard Solo
1846 Ariel ("Gab die liebende Natur"), for chorus (H. 435) Choral Part Song
1841 Auf dem See, song for voice & piano (H. 382) Vocal Music Lied
1836 Aus meinen Tränen sprießen, for 2 voices & piano (H. 327) Vocal Music Lied
1824 Ave Maria, for voice & piano (H. 20) Vocal Music Sacred music
1847 Bergeslust, song for voice & piano, Op. 10/5 (H. 466) Vocal Music Song
1846 Bitte, song for voice & piano, Op. 7/5 (H. 440) Vocal Music Lied
Blumengruß Vocal Music
1836 Bright Be the Place of Thy Soul, song for voice & piano (H. 318) Vocal Music Art Song
1829 Capriccio for cello & piano in A flat major (H. 247) Chamber Music Capriccio
Capriccio for piano in B minor Keyboard
1840 Cavatina, for voice & piano Vocal Music
1846 Charakterstücke (4), for piano (from MA Ms. 49) Keyboard Song Without Words
1840 Dämmernd liegt der Sommerabend, for 4 voices (H. 361) Vocal Music Part Song
1843 Dämmrung senkte sich von oben, song for voice & piano (H. 392) Vocal Music Song
1846 Dein ist mein Herz, song for voice & piano, Op. 7/6 (H. 434) Vocal Music Lied
1825 Deinem Blick mich zu bequemen, song for voice & piano (H. 151) Vocal Music Lied
1820 An den Mond ("Füllest Wieder Busch und Tal"), song for voice & piano (H. 19) Vocal Music Lied
1823 Der Fischer, song for voice & piano (H. 85) Vocal Music Lied
1823 Der Neugierige, song for voice & piano (H. 59) Vocal Music Lied
1823 Des Müllers Blumen, song for voice & piano (H. 60) Vocal Music Lied
1823 An die Enfernte, song for voice & piano (H. 105) Vocal Music Lied
1828 Die frühen Gräber, song for voice & piano, Op. 9/4 (H. 222) Vocal Music Lied
1838 Die Mainacht, song for voice & piano, Op. 9/6 (H. 331) Vocal Music Lied
1844 Die Stille, for voice & piano (Eichendorff-Lieder) (H. 401) Vocal Music Lied
1839 Du bist die Ruh, song for voice & piano, Op. 7/4 (H. 343) Vocal Music Lied
1840 Duets (3) after Goethe, for 2 voices & piano (H. 363) Vocal Music Lied
1826 Der Eichwald brauset, song for voice & piano (H. 170) Vocal Music Lied
1836 Ein Hochzeitsbitter (H. 290) Vocal Music
1827 Die Ersehnte, song for voice & piano, Op. 9/1 (H. 196) Vocal Music Lied
1823 Erster Verlust [II] ("Ach, we bringt die schönen Tage"), song for voice & piano (H. 95) Vocal Music Lied
1820 Erster Verlust [I] ("Ach, wer bringt die holden Tage"), song for voice & piano (H. 18) Vocal Music Lied
1846 Erwin, song for voice & piano, Op. 7/2 (H. 450) Vocal Music Lied
1830 Fantasia for cello & piano in G minor Chamber Music Fantasy
1836 Farewell, song for voice & piano (H. 316) Vocal Music Lied
1826 Feldlied (H. 169) Vocal Music Lied
1823 Ferne, song for voice & piano (H. 97) Vocal Music Song
1838 Fichtenbaum und Palme, for voice & piano (H. 328) Vocal Music Song
1839 Five Piano Pieces (5 Klavierstücke) Keyboard Song Without Words
1840 Four Roman Piano Pieces (Vier römische Klavierstücke) Keyboard Character Piece
1846 Frühling, song for voice & piano, Op. 7/3 (H. 464) Vocal Music Song
1836 Frühzeitiger Frühling (H. 289) Vocal Music
1840 Der Fürst vom Berge, song for voice & piano (H. 359) Vocal Music Lied
1846 Gartenlieder, part songs (6) for chorus, Op. 3 Choral
1833 Gegenwart, song for voice & piano (H. 270) Vocal Music Lied
1839 Gondelfahrt, for piano in G minor (H. 345) Keyboard Solo
1841 Gondellied, song for voice & piano, Op. 1/6 (H. 377) Vocal Music Lied
1829 Grüner Frühling, song for voice & piano (H. 236/2) Vocal Music Lied
1825 Harfners Lied, for voice & piano (H. 162) Vocal Music Song
1939 Hausgarten, song for voice & piano (H. 355) Vocal Music Lied
1824 Das Heimweh ("Was ist's, das mir den Athem hemmet"), song for voice & piano (published as Felix Mendelssohn's Op. 8/2) (H. 129) Vocal Music Song
1831 Hero und Leander, dramatic scene for soprano & piano (H. 262) Vocal Music Scene
1831 Hiob (Job), cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra (H. 258) Choral Choral Cantata
Das holde Tal, for soprano, tenor & piano Vocal Music
1834 I wander through the Wood and Weep, for voice & piano Vocal Music
1834 Ich ging lustig durch den grünen Wald, song for voice & piano (H. 278) Vocal Music Lied
1826 Ich hab' ihn gesehen, for soprano, tenor & piano (H. 186) Vocal Music Lied
1846 Ich kann wohl manchmal singen, for voice & piano (Eichendorff-Lieder) (H. 451) Vocal Music Lied
1835 Ich stand gelehnet an den Mast (H. 284) Vocal Music
1838 Ich wandelte unter den Baumen, song for voice & piano (H. 334) Vocal Music Song
Im Herbst ("Der Wald wird falb, die Blätter fallen"), for voice & piano Vocal Music
1846 Im Herbste ("Auf des Gartens Mauerzinne"), song for voice & piano, Op. 10/4 (H. 416) Vocal Music Lied
1829 Im Hochland, Bruder, song for voice & piano (H. 236/5) Vocal Music Lied
1836 Im wunderschönen Monat Mai, for 2 voices & piano (H. 323) Vocal Music Lied
1833 In die Ferne, song for voice & piano (H. 271) Vocal Music Lied
1835 Io d'amor oh Dio mi moro, concert aria for soprano & orchestra (H. 279) Vocal Music Aria
1820 Isadore ("Vous, qui loin d'une amante"), song for voice & piano (H. 9) Vocal Music Lied
1825 Italien ("Schöner und schöner schmückt"), song for voice & piano (published as Felix Mendelssohn's Op. 8/3) (H. 157) Vocal Music Song
1824 Jägers Abendlied, song for voice & piano (H. 124) Vocal Music Lied
1841 Das Jahr (The Year), cycle for piano (H. 385) Keyboard Suite
1841 August, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/8) Keyboard Solo
1841 August (Version 1), for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/8) Keyboard Solo
1841 December, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/12) Keyboard Solo
1841 December (Version 2), for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/12) Keyboard Solo
1841 Februar: Scherzo, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/2) Keyboard Solo
1841 Januar: Ein Traum, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/1) Keyboard Solo
1841 Juli: Serenade, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/7) Keyboard Solo
1841 Juni: Serenade, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/6) Keyboard Solo
1841 Mai: Frühlingslied, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/5) Keyboard Solo
1841 März, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/3) Keyboard Solo
1841 Nachspiel (Postlude), for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/13) Keyboard Solo
1841 November, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/11) Keyboard Solo
1841 Oktober, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/10) Keyboard Solo
1841 September: Am Fluße, for piano (Das Jahr, H. 385/9) Keyboard Solo
1827 Kein Blick der Hoffnung, song for voice & piano (H. 197) Vocal Music Lied
Klavierstück No. 3 for piano, 4 hands Keyboard Duet
1844 Klavierstück, for piano in G minor (H. 403) Keyboard Solo
1846 Komm ("Schnell fliehen die Schatten der Nacht"), for chorus Choral
1846 Kommen und Scheiden, song for voice & piano (H. 460) Vocal Music Song
Largo for piano in E minor Keyboard Solo
1840 Lass fahren hin das Allzuflüchtige, for 4 male voices (H. 360) Vocal Music Part Song
1829 Lebewohl, song for voice & piano (H. 236/1) Vocal Music Lied
Ein lichter Mai Vocal Music
1823 Die Liebe Farbe, song for voice & piano (H. 62) Vocal Music Lied
1844 Liebe in der Fremde, for voice & piano (Eichendorff-Lieder) (H. 402) Vocal Music Lied
Lied aus der Ferne, for voice & piano Vocal Music Art Song
1819 Lied zum Gebrutstag des Vaters ("Ihr Töne schwingt"), for voice & piano (H. 2) Vocal Music Lied
Lied, for piano Keyboard
1829 Liederkreis on poems by Droysen, for voice & piano (H. 236) Vocal Music Song Cycle
1831 Lobgesang, cantata for soloists, chorus & orchestra (H. 257) Choral Choral Cantata
1846 Lockung ("Hörst du nicht di Bäume rauschen"), for chorus, Op. 3/1 (H. 421) Choral Part Song
1837 Lyric Piano Pieces (Lyrische Klavierstücke) Keyboard Song Without Words
1836 Mai, for 2 voices & piano (H. 297) Vocal Music Lied
1827 Der Maiabend, song for voice & piano, Op. 9/5 (H. 208) Vocal Music Lied
1842 Maienlied, song for voice & piano, Op. 1/4 (H. 387) Vocal Music Lied
1827 Maigesang, for voice & piano (H. 194) Vocal Music Gesang
1824 Mailied ("Wie herrlich leuchtet"), song for voice & piano (H. 122) Vocal Music Lied
1836 März, for 2 voices & piano (H. 295) Vocal Music Lied
1840 Mein Liebchen, wir saßen beisammen, for 2 sopranos & piano (H. 362) Vocal Music Lied
1846 Mélodie, for piano in C sharp minor, Op. 4/2 (H. 420) Keyboard Song Without Words
1847 Mélodies (3) for piano, Op. 5 Keyboard Song Without Words
Mélodies (6) for piano, Opp 4 & 5 Keyboard Song Without Words
1826 Mignon ("Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt"), for voice & piano (H. 176) Vocal Music Lied
1836 Die Mitternacht (H. 309) Vocal Music
1846 Morgendämmerung ("Wer recht in Freuden wandern will"), for soloists & chorus Choral
1842 Morgenständchen, song for voice & piano, Op. 1/5 (H. 388) Vocal Music Lied
1841 Nach Suden, song for voice & piano, Op. 10/1 (H. 373) Vocal Music Song
1846 Nacht ist wie ein stilles Meer, for voice & piano (Eichendorff-Lieder) (H. 453) Vocal Music Lied
1828 Nacht liegt auf den fremden Wegen Vocal Music
1846 Nachtklänge I ("Lustge Vögel"), for chorus (H. 441) Choral Part Song
1846 Nachtklänge II ("O Herbst"), for chorus (H. 448) Choral Paraphrase
1846 Nachtklänge III ("Schon kehren die Vögel"), for chorus (H. 449) Choral Part Song
1829 Nachtreigen, for chorus (H. 237) Choral Part Song
1843 Nachtwanderer, song for voice & piano, Op. 7/1 (H. 397) Vocal Music Lied
1821 Nähe des Geliebten [I], song for voice & piano (H. 36) Vocal Music Lied
1826 Nähe des Geliebten [2], song for voice & piano (H. 189) Vocal Music Lied
1820 Némorin, song for voice & piano (H. 11) Vocal Music Lied
1836 Neue Liebe, neues Leben ("Herz, mein Herz"), for voice & piano (H. 298) Vocal Music Lied
1822 Die Nonne, song for voice & piano (H. 46) Vocal Music Song
1838 Notturno for piano in G minor (H. 337) Keyboard Solo
1829 Nun ist's nicht öd, song for voice & piano (H. 236/3) Vocal Music Lied
1829 O sprich, song for voice & piano (H. 236/4) Vocal Music Lied
1846 O Traum der Jugend, O Goldner Stern, for piano, Op. 6/3 (H. 424) Keyboard Song Without Words
1834 Once o'er my dark and troubled Life, song for voice & piano Vocal Music
1831 Oratorio on Scenes from the Bible, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (H. 260) Choral Oratorio
1832 Overture for orchestra in C major (H. 265) Orchestral Overture: Concert
1846 Pastorella, for piano in A major (H. 425) Keyboard Solo
1822 Piano Quartet in A flat major (H. 55) Chamber Music Quartet
1824 Piano Sonata in C minor (H. 128) Keyboard Sonata
1843 Piano Sonata in G minor (H. 395) Keyboard Sonata
1846 Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 11 (H. 465) Chamber Music Trio
Piece for piano in F minor Keyboard
1836 Pieces (18), for piano (from the Compilation MA Ms. 44) Keyboard
Pieces (3) for piano, 4 hands Keyboard
Prelude and Fugue for piano in E minor Keyboard Solo
Prelude and Toccata for piano in E minor Keyboard Toccata
1829 Prelude for organ in F major (H. 231) Keyboard Solo
Prelude for organ in G major Keyboard Prelude
1827 Prelude for piano in E minor Keyboard
1843 Scene from Goethe's Faust II, for soloists, female chorus & piano (H. 389) Choral Scena
1825 Schäfergesang, for soprano, tenor & piano (H. 160) Vocal Music Song
1827 Die Schiffende ("Sie wankt dahin"), for voice & piano (H. 199) Vocal Music Lied
1846 Schilflied ("Drüben geht die Sonne scheiden"), for chorus (H. 445) Choral Part Song
1829 Schlafe du, schlafe du süß , for soprano voice, alto voice & piano (H. 233) Vocal Music Lullaby
Schluss, for piano Keyboard Character Piece
1846 Schöne Fremde ("Es rauschen die Wipfel und schauern"), for chorus, Op. 3/2 (H. 437) Choral Part Song
1840 Schwanenlied, song for voice & piano, Op. 1/1 (H. 358) Vocal Music Lied
1846 Schweigend sinkt die Nacht hernieder, for chorus (H. 439) Choral Part Song
1839 Sehnsucht [9] ("Was zieht mir das Herz so"), song for voice & piano (H. 340) Vocal Music Lied
1822 Sehnsucht nach Italien ("Kennst Du das Land"), song for voice & piano (H. 50) Vocal Music Lied
1828 Sehnsucht ("Fern und ferner"), song for voice & piano (published as Felix Mendelssohn's Op. 9/7) Vocal Music Song
1841 Die Sennin, for soprano, tenor & piano (H. 383) Vocal Music Lied
1820 Sérénade de Cortez, song for voice & piano (H. 15) Vocal Music Serenade
1827 Seufzer, for voice & piano (H. 195) Vocal Music Lied
1824 Sonata (Capriccio) for piano (H. 113) Keyboard Sonata
1822 Sonata movement for piano in E major (H. 44) Keyboard Sonata
Songs (4), for piano, Op. 2 Keyboard Song Without Words
Songs (4), for piano, Op. 6 Keyboard Song Without Words
Songs (4), for piano, Op. 8 Keyboard Song Without Words
1836 Songs (10) for Pianoforte Keyboard Song Without Words
1837 Songs (3) for voice & piano (after Byron) Vocal Music Song Cycle
1846 Songs (6) for voice & piano, Op. 1 Vocal Music Song
1850 Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 10 Vocal Music Song
1848 Songs (6) for voice & piano, Op. 7 Vocal Music Song
1850 Songs (6) for voice & piano, Op. 9 Vocal Music Song
1837 Sprich, o sprich, for soprano, tenor & piano (H. 320) Vocal Music Lied
1834 String Quartet in E flat major (H. 277) Chamber Music String Quartet
Suleika ("Wie mit innigstem Behangen"), for voice & piano Vocal Music Art Song
1836 Suleika [3] ("Ach! um deine feuchten Schwingen"), song for voice & piano (H. 306) Vocal Music Lied
1825 Suleika und Hatem ("An des lust'gen Brunnens"), song for soprano, tenor & piano (published as Felix Mendelssohn, Op. 8/12) (H. 149) Vocal Music Lied
1825 An Suleika, song for voice & piano (H. 148) Vocal Music Art Song
1836 There be none of Beauty's daughters, song for voice & piano (H. 307) Vocal Music Lied
1841 Totenklage, for voice & piano (H. 384) Vocal Music Lied
1844 Traum, for voice & piano (Eichendorff-Lieder) (H. 412) Vocal Music Lied
La Tristesse, for soprano, tenor & piano Vocal Music
1835 Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh, song for voice & piano (H. 285) Vocal Music Lied
1828 Über die Berge, for voice & piano (H. 224) Vocal Music Lied
1823 Übungsstück No. 1 (Allegro agitato), for piano in G minor (H. 69) Keyboard Solo
1823 Übungsstück No. 2 (Allegro molto), for piano in C major (H. 67) Keyboard Solo
1823 Übungsstück No. 3 (Presto), for piano in G minor (H. 84) Keyboard Solo
1841 Unter des Laubdachs Hut (H. 370) Vocal Music
1827 Verlust ("Und wüssten's die Blumen"), song for voice & piano (published as Felix Mendelssohn's Op. 9/10) (H. 213) Vocal Music Song
1839 Verschiedene Trauer, for 2 voices & piano (H. 341) Vocal Music Lied
1840 Villa Medicis, for piano in A flat major (H. 353) Keyboard Solo
1840 Villa Mills (Allegretto grazioso), for piano in E major, Op. 2/3 (H. 357) Keyboard Song Without Words
1838 Virtuosic Piano Pieces (Virtuose Klavierstücke) Keyboard Etude
1841 Von Dir, mein Lieb, ich scheiden muss, for voice & piano (H. 374) Vocal Music Lied
1846 Vorwurf, song for voice & piano, Op. 10/2 (H. 462) Vocal Music Lied
1846 Waldeinsam ("Wie hoffnungsgrün ist rings die Welt“), for chorus (H. 428) Choral Part Song
1841 Waldruhe (H. 379) Vocal Music
1837 Wanderlied, song for voice & piano, Op. 1/2 (H. 317) Vocal Music Lied
1835 Wandl' ich in dem Wald (H. 283) Vocal Music
1825 Wandrers Nachtlied I, for voice & piano (H. 147) Vocal Music Lied
1840 Wandrers Nachtlied II, for voice & piano (H. 367) Vocal Music Lied
1837 Warum sind denn die Rosen so blaß, song for voice & piano, Op. 1/3 (H. 312) Vocal Music Lied
1827 Was will die einsame Träne, for voice & piano (H. 207) Vocal Music Lied
1835 Wenn der Frühling kommt, song for voice & piano (H. 286) Vocal Music Lied
1836 Wenn ich in deine Augen sehe, for 2 voices & piano (H. 329) Vocal Music Lied
1828 Wenn ich mir in stiller Seele, song for voice & piano (H. 215) Vocal Music Lied
1846 Wer will mir wehren, for chorus (H. 447) Choral Paraphrase
1834 What means the lonely Tear, for voice & piano Vocal Music
1836 Wie Dich die warme Luft umscherzt, song for voice & piano (H. 292) Vocal Music Lied
1830 Wie dunkel die Nacht, song for voice & piano (H. 249) Vocal Music Lied
1825 Wiederfinden ("Ist es möglich!"), song for voice & piano (H. 156) Vocal Music Lied
1840 Wiederkehrt ein lichter Maie, for 2 sopranos & piano Vocal Music
1829 Wiedersehn, for 3 voices (H. 236/6) Vocal Music Trio
Winter, was hat dir getan, for 2 sopranos & piano Vocal Music
1828 Wonne der Wehmut ("Trocknet nicht"), song for voice & piano (H. 227) Vocal Music Lied
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
1843 Zauberkreis, for voice & piano (H. 399) Vocal Music Lied
Zeigt mir den Weg, for 2 sopranos & piano Vocal Music
1833 Zum Fest der hieligen Cäcilia, for chorus & piano (H. 272) Choral Sacred music