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Felix Mendelssohn: Oedipus in Kolonos

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>Mendelssohn, Felix : Oedipus in Kolonos, incidental music, Op. 93

Album Summary

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Oedipus in Kolonos, incidental music, Op. 93
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Notes & Reviews:

Mendelssohn's music for Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonis is rather less well known than his score for Antigone. Both compositions had their origins in commissions from Frederick William IV who was intent on reviving Greek tragedy and other examples of classical drama in Berlin.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Liederhalle Stuttgart, Germany (09/05/2004).



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Works Details

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Oedipus in Kolonos, incidental music, Op. 93
  • Conductor: Frieder Bernius
  • Running Time: 61 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 02/25/1845