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Mendelssohn Highlights / Marriner, Hager, Rilling, et al

Album Summary

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian"
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70
>Mendelssohn, Felix : How lovely are the messengers
>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang"
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This budget priced 2-CD set of Mendelssohn's best is an ideal introduction for the beginning collector and a perfect gift! Many complete works featured, not just excerpts.



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Works Details

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
  • Performer: Dmitry Sitkovetsky (Violin)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Running Time: 27 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 09/16/1844

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian"
  • Conductor: Leopold Hager
  • Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 03/13/1833.
  • Running Time: 26 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/13/1833

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70 :: Introduction
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonia
  • Running Time: 3 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Mendelssohn, Felix : How lovely are the messengers :: Introduction
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 7 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 04/18/1836

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Allegro vivace come I.
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Scherzo. Allegro vivace
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Prague Chamber Chorus
  • Running Time: 5 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Intermezzo. Allegro appassionato. Allegro molto
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Hochzeitsmarsch. Allegro vivace. Allegro comodo
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 5 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Marcia Funebre. Andante comodo
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
  • Running Time: 1 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : How lovely are the messengers :: Der Erdkreis ist nun des Herrn
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 04/18/1836

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang" :: Allegretto un poco agitato
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
  • Running Time: 6 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1840

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70 :: Wohl dem, der den Herrn fürchtet
  • Performers: Cornelia Kallisch (Alto); Michael Schade (Tenor); Christine Schäfer (Soprano); Wolfgang Schöne (Bass)
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70 :: Hebe deine Augen auf zu den Bergen
  • Performers: Cornelia Kallisch (Alto); Michael Schade (Tenor); Christine Schäfer (Soprano); Wolfgang Schöne (Bass)
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 1 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70 :: Siehe, der Hüter Israels
  • Performers: Cornelia Kallisch (Alto); Michael Schade (Tenor); Christine Schäfer (Soprano); Wolfgang Schöne (Bass)
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70 :: Denn er hat seinen Engeln befohlen über dir
  • Performers: Cornelia Kallisch (Alto); Michael Schade (Tenor); Christine Schäfer (Soprano); Wolfgang Schöne (Bass)
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70 :: Wirf dein Anliegen auf den Herrn
  • Performers: Cornelia Kallisch (Alto); Michael Schade (Tenor); Christine Schäfer (Soprano); Wolfgang Schöne (Bass)
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 1 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Elijah, Op. 70 :: Fürchte dich nicht, spricht unser Gott
  • Performers: Cornelia Kallisch (Alto); Michael Schade (Tenor); Christine Schäfer (Soprano); Wolfgang Schöne (Bass)
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 08/11/1846

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang" :: Maestoso con moto - Allegro
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 11 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1840

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang" :: Ihr Völker, bringet her dem
  • Conductor: Helmuth Rilling
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Bach Collegium
  • Running Time: 5 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: circa 1840