Das Jahr available on March 22 2017 from Amazon for 15.54
Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn: Das Jahr (Music CD) available on May 31 2015 from Base for 11.19
EAN bar code 4260036252446 ξ1 registered March 22 2017
EAN bar code 4260036252446 ξ2 registered September 27 2014
Product category is MUSIC CD - CD - Classical Audio
Manufacturered by Genuin
Product weight is 0.2 lbs.
From the first floating tones on "The Year", composed by Fanny Mendelssohn upon completing a journey to Italy, one feels transported into another era. Els Bieseman's Fortepiano debut CD set exactly those strings in vibration that have been lost on the modern concert grand. The dreamlike sound of the Pleyel grand beautifully fits the transparent, structured and supple playing of the young Belgian.
All too often the music of Fanny Mendelssohn is usually popped on a disc as a foil to her more famous brother, so it is good to have a disc which celebrates her talent in her own right, especially when the disc is as good as this one!The main piece on the disc is Das Jahr, a suite of twelve character pieces depicting the months of the year, something akin to Tchaikovsky’s Seasons but from over thirty years before the more illustrious counterpart. The work may not have as..