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9 Replies to “ Overture, Op.21 - Mendelssohn* - The Best Of Mendelssohn - Including Italian Symphony / Violin Concerto / A Midsummer Nights Dream (CD) ”

  1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Mendelssohn knew and loved Shakespeare’s play from childhood, and the translator who made the work famous in Germany, August Wilhelm von Schlegel, was related to his family by marriage. The music comes in two separate parts: the Overture (Op. 21, from ), and the remaining incidental music (Op. 61, from /43).
  2. But Mendelssohn succeeded in doing so with the Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21, composed the following year. Once again, he used a conventional structure (sonata-allegro form) to give shape to an unusual concept: a programmatic overture depicting the characters and atmosphere of Shakespeare’s play.
  3. Mendelssohn: Symphonies & Overtures. DG: Buy 4 CDs or download online. Elizabeth Connell (soprano), Karita Mattila (soprano), Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor) London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Claudio Abbado.
  4. A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. Scherzo, Op. 61, No. 1 Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19b: Venezianisches Gondellied, Op. 19 Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56 "Scottish": Andante com moto - Allegro un poco agitato - Andante come prima.
  5. Felix Mendelssohn was born on 3 February , in Hamburg, at the time an independent city-state, in the same house where, a year later, the dedicatee and first performer of his Violin Concerto, Ferdinand David, would be born. Mendelssohn's father, the banker Abraham Mendelssohn, was the son of the German Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, whose family was prominent in the German Jewish.
  6. Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op, MWV A25 / Part 1-Denn er hat seinen Engeln befohlen über dir Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in D Minor, Op, MWV Q Andante con moto tranquillo (Live) Mendelssohn: Infelice! Op. 94 Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Overture, Op. 21 Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op.
  7. Sep 09,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, Op. 21 (Kurt Masur, Gewandhausorchestra) YouTube Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 (Frank-Michael Erben Author: EuroArtsChannel.
  8. At two separate times, Felix Mendelssohn composed music for William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream (in German Ein Sommernachtstraum).First in , near the start of his career, he wrote a concert overture (Op. 21). Later, in , only a few years before his death, he wrote incidental music (Op. 61) for a production of the play, into which he incorporated the existing overture.
  9. Buy Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (Italian) / A Midsummer Night's Dream by Felix Mendelssohn, Anthony Bramall, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

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