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19th-Century Composer Louise Farrenc's 'Defiant' 3rd Symphony Is Worth A Listen

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 12:56pm

19th-Century Composer Louise Farrenc's 'Defiant' 3rd Symphony Is Worth A Listen

Louise Farrenc is a 19th-century French composer who made her mark then but is little known now.(Natacha Pisarenko/AP)

WQXR music writer Fran Hoepfner (@franhoepfner) joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to talk about the daring third symphony of Louise Farrenc, a 19th-century French composer who made her mark then but is little known now.

 

Music From The Segment

 

Louise Farrenc, “Symphony No. 3” in G Minor composed by Johannes Goritzki

Fanny Mendelssohn, “Piano Sonata” in G Minor

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