FannyMendelssohn

The Piano Sings: Solo Piano Music by Fanny Mendelssohn Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel was a woman blessed with intellectual gifts, musical talent and the privileges of a wealthy upbringing. As a child, she was encouraged to go as far as her talent would take her, but, once...

FannyandFelix

Fanny & Felix Mendelssohn Brother and sister Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn both showed immense musical talent as children and studied music.  Because of societal prejudices and limitations on women, a number of pieces written by Fanny were published under...

TheFlatterer

The Flatterer: Piano Music of Cécile Chaminade This CD debuted at #1 on Classical Billboard!  Chaminade was a prolific French composer who published over 400 pieces in her lifetime.  She was a brilliant pianist and toured throughout the world, and in the United...

GershwinWild

George Gershwin/Earl Wild: Gershwin & Wild Pianist extraordinaire Earl Wild transcribed some of his favorite Gershwin tunes into etudes and variations for solo piano. In addition, this CD features Wild’s Piano Sonata, the last movement of which is titled...

LouiseFarrenc

Louise Farrenc: Etudes and Variations for Solo Piano On February 7, 2020, Steinway & Sons releases Louise Farrenc: Etudes & Variations for Solo Piano (STNS 30133) from pianist Joanne Polk. This album highlights the works of prolific female composer Louise...