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Mendelssohn: The Symphonies Vol 1 / Dohnányi, Vienna PO

Album Summary

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 11
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, cantata for chorus & orchestra, Op. 60
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang"
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

"On interpretation, Dohnanyi follows the excellent pattern of his previous recordings in this Mendelssohn series, underlining freshness and directness yet avoiding sentimentality." -Gramophone



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Works Details

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 11
  • Conductor: Christoph Dohnányi
  • Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 27 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/31/1824

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, cantata for chorus & orchestra, Op. 60
  • Performers: Tom Krause (Baritone); Horst Laubenthal (Voice); Alfred Sramek (Bass)
  • Conductor: Christoph Dohnányi
  • Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 9 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 02/13/1832

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang"
  • Performers: Josef Bock (Organ); Sona Ghazarian (Vocals); Edita Gruberova (Soprano); Werner Krenn (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Christoph Dohnányi
  • Ensemble: Vienna Singverein
  • Running Time: 44 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1840