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Ultimate Mendelssohn - The Essential Masterpieces


Release Date: 03/11/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001084202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Pinchas ZukermanAndrás Schiff
Conductor:  Herbert BlomstedtPinchas ZukermanCharles DutoitSir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony OrchestraSt. Paul Chamber OrchestraBavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 4 Hours 30 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 36 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Herbert Blomstedt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Length: 29 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 28 Minutes 13 Secs. 
4.
Octet for Strings in E flat major, Op. 20 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Germany 
Length: 33 Minutes 5 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 
Length: 18 Minutes 14 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 40 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
Length: 22 Minutes 15 Secs. 
7.
Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 16 Secs. 
8.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 24 Minutes 43 Secs. 
9.
Songs without words, vol 4, Op. 53: no 1, Andante con moto in A flat major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835-1841; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
10.
Songs without words, vol 4, Op. 53: no 2, Allegro non troppo in E flat major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
11.
Songs without words, vol 4, Op. 53: no 3, Presto agitato in G minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
12.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 1, Andante espressivo in G major "May Breezes" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
13.
Songs without words, vol 7, Op. 85: no 6, Alegretto con moto in B flat major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
14.
Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 6, Andante sostenuto "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
15.
Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30: no 3, Andante sostenuto in E major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1834; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
16.
Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30: no 4, Agitato e con fuoco in B minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1834; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
17.
Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30: no 5, Andante grazioso in D major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1834; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
18.
Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30: no 6, Allegretto in F sharp minor "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
19.
Songs without words, vol 8, Op. 102: no 5, Allegro vivace in A minor "Child's Piece" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
20.
Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 1, Andante con moto in E major "Sweet Remembrance" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
21.
Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 2, Andante espressivo in A minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
22.
Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 4, Moderato in A major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
23.
Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 5, Agitato in F sharp minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
24.
Songs without words, vol 3, Op. 38: no 1, Con moto in E flat major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835-1837; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
25.
Songs without words, vol 3, Op. 38: no 2, Allegro non troppo in C minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
26.
Songs without words, vol 3, Op. 38: no 6, Andante con moto in A flat major "Duetto" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
27.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 6, Allegro non troppo in E major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
28.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 6, Andante grazioso in A major "Spring Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
29.
Songs without words, vol 8, Op. 102: no 3, Presto in C major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 

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