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Beautiful Music NOW - Fanny Mendelssohn

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Fanny Mendelssohn, 1847

German musician Fanny Mendelssohn was an outstanding pianist and composer from a musical family -- you may have heard of her younger brother, Felix, who was also a musician. Today's Beautiful Music features Fanny Mendelssohn's String Quartet in Eb orchestrated for string orchestra, and performed by the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, led by Malin Broman. Learn more about Fanny Mendelssohn.

Suzanne Bona is the host and executive producer of Sunday Baroque, a nationally syndicated weekly radio show of Baroque and early music which she originated on WSHU in 1987.