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Mendelssohn: The Symphonies Vol 2 / Dohnányi, Vienna Po


Release Date: 05/11/1999 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 460239   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
2. Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3. Symphony no 5 in D major, Op. 107 "Reformation" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Germany 
4. Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
5. Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, in D major Op. 27 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Germany 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
6. Athalie, Op. 74: Overture by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
7. Athalie, Op. 74: War March of the priests by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.56 - "Scottish": 1. Andante con moto - Allegro un poco agitato - Assai animato - Andante come prima
Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.56 - "Scottish": 2. Vivace non troppo
Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.56 - "Scottish": 3. Adagio
Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.56 - "Scottish": 4. Allegro vivacissimo - Allegro maestoso assai
Symphony No.4 in A, Op.90 - "Italian": 1. Allegro vivace
Symphony No.4 in A, Op.90 - "Italian": 2. Andante con moto
Symphony No.4 in A, Op.90 - "Italian": 3. Con moto moderato
Symphony No.4 in A, Op.90 - "Italian": 4. Saltarello (Presto)
Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.107 - "Reformation": 1. Andante - Allegro con fuoco
Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.107 - "Reformation": 2. Allegro vivace
Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.107 - "Reformation": 3. Andante
Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.107 - "Reformation": 4. Choral "Ein' Feste Burg ist unser Gott!" (Andante con moto - Allegro vivace - Allegro maestoso - Più animato poco a poco)
The Hebrides, Op.26 (Fingal's Cave)
Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt, Op.27
Athalie - incidental music to Racine's play, Op.74: 1. Overture
Athalie - incidental music to Racine's play, Op.74: 2. War March of the Priests

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