Farrenc Female Composers Women!

More of a great Female composer

Louise Ferrenc – who one critic proclaimed the greatest female composer. I’m listening to her more often these days and always come away with the feeling that she truly is a great composer. Here are 3 complete compositions.

Farrenc Sonata #1 in 3 movements


Farrenc Sonata #2 in 4 movements


Farrenc: Variation concertantes sur une melodie suisse Op. 20 in 8 movements


If you haven’t already seen this posting http://jimsclassicalmusic.com/?p=2855 … check it out. Some very interesting material about the discrimination towards women in Classical music.

You might also want to listen to the Long Play selection of her music. http://jimsclassicalmusic.com/?p=3773