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Release Date: 05/25/2012 
Label:  Zyx Records   Catalog #: 10132   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Yehudi MenuhinJascha HeifetzRudolf SerkinRita Streich,   ... 
Conductor:  Yehudi MenuhinSir Thomas BeechamAlfred ScholzEugene Ormandy,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Length: 4 Hours 21 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in D minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Length: 23 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Jascha Heifetz (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1949 
Length: 24 Minutes 25 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Alfred Scholz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 38 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 19 Minutes 22 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 26 Minutes 18 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 5 in D major, Op. 107 "Reformation" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 26 Minutes 24 Secs. 
7.
Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rita Streich ()
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 11 Minutes 37 Secs. 
8.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo: Allegro vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rita Streich ()
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
9.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: L'istesso tempo (March of the Fairies) Allegro vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rita Streich ()
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 1 Minutes 19 Secs. 
10.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Song with Chorus (You Spotted Snakes): Allegro ma non troppo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rita Streich ()
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
11.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Intermezzo: Allegro appassionato by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rita Streich ()
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
12.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne: Con moto tranquillo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rita Streich ()
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
13.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding march: Allegro vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rita Streich ()
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
14.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Dance of Clowns: Allegro di molto by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rita Streich ()
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
15.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Finale: Allegro di molto by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rita Streich ()
Conductor:  Ferenc Fricsay
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
16.
Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Gaetano Soliman
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 36 Secs. 
17.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in C minor, Op. 66 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  David Oistrakh (Violin), Sviatoslav Kushnevitzky (Cello), Lev Oborin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1948 
Length: 28 Minutes 50 Secs. 
18.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
19.
Variations Sérieuses (17) for Piano in D minor, Op. 54 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1946 
Length: 0 Minutes 44 Secs. 
20.
Rondo capriccioso for Piano in E major, Op. 14 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 6 Minutes 32 Secs. 

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