Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream; Die erste Walpurgisnacht / Harnoncourt

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>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, cantata for chorus & orchestra, Op. 60

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>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, cantata for chorus & orchestra, Op. 60
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Notes & Reviews:

"Mendelssohn's highly potent brand of magic here in rhythmically robust live recordings of eight numbers from A Midsummer Night's Dream, and a formidable team of soloists for the spooky Walpurgisnacht." -BBC Music****

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Recording information: Stefaniensaal, Graz.



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>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Performers: Elisabeth Magnus (Voice); Pamela Coburn (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Notes: Stefaniensaal, Graz (07/14/1992-07/15/1992)
  • Running Time: 33 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, cantata for chorus & orchestra, Op. 60
  • Performers: Christoph Bantzer (Spoken Vocals); Birgit Remmert (Alto); Uwe Heilmann (Tenor); Pamela Coburn (Soprano); René Pape (Bass); Thomas Hampson
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Notes: Stefaniensaal, Graz (07/14/1992-07/15/1992)
  • Running Time: 26 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 02/13/1832
  • Studio/Live: Live