Biography of Louise Farrenc (1804-1875)

31.05.1804
Born in Paris, named Louise Dumont into a family of artists
1810
First piano lessons from her godmother, later on also with Hummel and Moscheles
1819
Composition lessons, also from Reicha
1821
Marriage with the music editor and flutist Aristide Farrenc, who also published her works
1826
Birth of her daughter Victorine
1837
Her husband quits his music edition in order to spend his time on music historical and biographical studies
1842
Professorship for piano for a women´s class at the Paris conservatory (the first woman doing such a job throughout Europe)
1845
Premiere of her first symphony (composed in 1841) at the Brussels conservatory by Joseph Fétis, a friend of the family
1849
Composition of the Nonett for string quartett and woodwind quintet
1852
Composition of the sextet for woodwind quintet and piano as the first work of this instrumentaiton at all
1859
Death of her only daughter Victorine makes her stop composing
1861
Prix Chartier for her chamber music
1865
Death of her husband
1872
Retirement from the professorship
15.09.1875
Dies in Paris

Sheet music for flute:

Nonetto op. 38 (Es-Dur)
edition on amazonCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, cello, double bass)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Adagio - Allegro
  2. Andante con moto con Variazioni
  3. Scherzo vivace
  4. Adagio
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Nonetto op. 38 (Es-Dur)
edition on amazonCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, viola, cello, double bass)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Adagio
  2. Andante con moto
  3. Scherzo Vivace
  4. Adagio
Stimmen


Trio op. 45 (G-Dur)
CD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute (violin), cello, piano)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegro deciso
  2. Andante
  3. Scherzo
  4. Finale - Presto


CDs with/from Louise Farrenc

Linos Ensemble
Louise Farrenc (2009)
Piano Trios - Sextet
jpc
    Piano Trio No. 1 op. 33 in Es-Dur:
  1. Allegro (10:53:00)
  2. Adagio sostenuto (08:16:00)
  3. Minuetto. Allegro (06:08:00)
  4. Finale. Vivace (05:49:00)
  5. Sextet op. 40 in c-moll:
  6. Allegro (12:14:00)
  7. Andante sostenuto (05:57:00)
  8. Allegro vivace (06:47:00)
  9. Piano Trio No. 3 op. 44 in Es-Dur:
  10. Andante - Allegro moderato (11:13:00)
  11. Adagio (04:08:00)
  12. Minuetto. Allegro (06:44:00)
  13. Finale. Allegro (06:47:00)
Trio Cantabile
jpc
    Ferdinand Ries: Trio Es-Dur op. 63:
  1. Allegro (04:08:00)
  2. andantino attace Rondo Allegro (03:58:00)
  3. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: "Andante et Rondo" aus Trio d-moll op. 49:
  4. Andante (06:21:00)
  5. Rondo (00:00:03)
  6. Max Bruch: Drei Stücke aus op. 83:
  7. Andante (03:42:00)
  8. Allegro con moto (02:30:00)
  9. Nachtgesang. Andante con moto (05:22:00)
  10. Louise Farrenc: Trio e-moll op. 45:
  11. Allegro deciso (10:15:00)
  12. Andante (04:56:00)
  13. Scherzo, Vivace (04:51:00)
  14. Finale, Presto (05:04:00)
Eric Le Sage, Les Vents Français
jpc
    Francis Poulenc: Sextett FP100:
  1. Allegro vivace (07:18:00)
  2. Divertissement - Andantino (04:12:00)
  3. Finale - Prestissimo (05:21:00)
  4. Louise Farrenc: Sextet op. 40:
  5. Allegro (11:28:00)
  6. Andante sostenuto (05:29:00)
  7. Allegro vivace (06:26:00)
  8. Albert Roussel: Divertissement op. 6 (06:33:00)
  9. André Caplet: Quintet:
  10. Allegro brillamente (07:57:00)
  11. Adagio (06:15:00)
  12. Scherzo (04:01:00)
  13. Finale - Allegro con fuoco (07:24:00)
  14. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quintet KV 452:
  15. Largo - Allegro moderato (10:16:00)
  16. Larghetto (08:27:00)
  17. Allegretto (05:44:00)
  18. Ludwig van Beethoven: Quintet op. 16:
  19. Allegro, ma non troppo (13:41:00)
  20. Andante cantabile (07:25:00)
  21. Allegro, ma non troppo (05:37:00)
  22. Ludwig Thuille: Sextet op. 6:
  23. Allegro moderato (10:18:00)
  24. Larghetto (06:54:00)
  25. Gavotte - Andante quasi allegretto (03:25:00)
  26. Finale - Vivace (05:42:00)
  27. Allegro con brio (10:33:00)
  28. Andante - Fughetta - Andante (09:44:00)
  29. Rondo - allegretto (08:04:00)

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Last edit 20.06.2020