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Ultimate Mendelssohn - The Essential Masterpieces

Album Summary

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian"
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 40
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21
>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 19 in A flat major, Op. 53/1
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song without words, Op. 67/4 (Presto)
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 4, Op. 53
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 21 in G minor, Op. 53/3
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song without words, Op. 62/1 (Andante espressivo)
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 42 in B flat major, Op. 85/6
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 6 in G minor ("Venetianisches Gondellied"), Op. 19b/6
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 10 in B minor, Op. 30/4
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 11 in D major, Op. 30/5
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 47 in A major ("Kinderstuck"), Op. 102/5
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 19
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 4 in A major, Op. 19b/4
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 5 in F sharp minor, Op. 19b/5
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 13 in E flat major, Op. 38/1
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 14 in C minor, Op. 38/2
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Albumblatt for Piano in E minor, Op. 117
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 36 in E major, Op. 67/6
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 8, Op. 102
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Notes & Reviews:

A must for Mendelssohn fans, this set comprises two of his symphonies, two piano concerti, his Midsummer Night's Dream incidental music and one album dedicated to his Songs without Words played by Andras Schiff. Presenting some of the world's most eminent artists, this set includes performances by Pinchas Zukerman, Charles Dutoit, Herbert Blomstedt and Neville Marriner.



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Works Details

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 01/20/1842.
  • Running Time: 36 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 01/20/1842

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian"
  • Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 03/13/1833.
  • Running Time: 29 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 03/13/1833

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Violin in D minor
  • Performer: Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
  • Running Time: 28 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 09/16/1844

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20
  • Conductor: Pinchas Zukerman
  • Ensemble: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 33 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 10/15/1825

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Conductor: Charles Dutoit
  • Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 18 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 10/1831

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 40
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Conductor: Charles Dutoit
  • Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 22 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: circa 09/03/1837

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 12 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 08/06/1826

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Scherzo
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: L'istesso tempo
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Song with chorus "You spotted snakes"
  • Performer: Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Intermezzo
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Notturno
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Wedding March
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Prologue
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Funeral March
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Dance of the Clowns
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : A Midsummer Night's Dream :: Finale "Through this house give glimm'ring ligh
  • Performer: Arleen Augér
  • Conductor: Sir Marriner
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 19 in A flat major, Op. 53/1
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 02/28/1839

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song without words, Op. 67/4 (Presto)
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 05/05/1845

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 4, Op. 53
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 02/24/1835

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 21 in G minor, Op. 53/3
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 03/14/1839

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song without words, Op. 62/1 (Andante espressivo)
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 01/12/1844

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 42 in B flat major, Op. 85/6
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 05/01/1841

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 6 in G minor ("Venetianisches Gondellied"), Op. 19b/6
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 10/16/1830.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 10/16/1830

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 01/30/1834

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 10 in B minor, Op. 30/4
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 01/30/1834

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 11 in D major, Op. 30/5
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 12/12/1833

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: Circa 1830-34.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 1830-1834

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 47 in A major ("Kinderstück"), Op. 102/5
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 12/12/1845

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 19
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 1829-1830

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 12/11/1830

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 4 in A major, Op. 19b/4
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 09/14/1829

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 5 in F sharp minor, Op. 19b/5
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 1829-1830

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 13 in E flat major, Op. 38/1
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 02/1837-04/1

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 14 in C minor, Op. 38/2
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 03/29/1836

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Albumblatt for Piano in E minor, Op. 117
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 06/27/1836

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 36 in E major, Op. 67/6
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 04/29/1841

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 06/01/1842

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 8, Op. 102
  • Performer: Andras Schiff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 12/12/1845