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Mendelssohn - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 06/13/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64595   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Philippe EntremontWolfgang SchulzHansJörg SchellenbergerGünter Högner,   ... 
Conductor:  George SzellEugene OrmandyMichael Tilson ThomasSir Andrew Davis,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland OrchestraPhiladelphia OrchestraEnsemble Wien-Berlin,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
2.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 6, Andante grazioso in A major "Spring Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
3.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian": 1st movement, Allegro vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
4.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian": 4th movement, Saltarello by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
5.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Wolfgang Schulz (Flute), HansJörg Schellenberger (Oboe), Günter Högner (French Horn),
Milan Turkovic (Bassoon), Karl Leister (Clarinet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Wien-Berlin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Friedrich Gabler 
6.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Allegretto non troppo-Allegro molto vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Lin Cho-Liang (Violin)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
7.
Athalie, Op. 74: War March of the priests by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
8.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Michie Koyama (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
9.
Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish": 2nd movement, Vivace non troppo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
10.
Songs (6), Op. 34: no 2, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rudolf Jansen (Piano), Elly Ameling (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
11.
Octet for Strings in E flat major, Op. 20: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Archibudelli,  Smithsonian Chamber Players
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Germany 
12.
Octet for Strings in E flat major, Op. 20: 4th movement, Presto by Felix Mendelssohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  L'Archibudelli,  Smithsonian Chamber Players
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Germany 
13.
Kinderstücke (6) for Piano, Op. 72 "Christmas Pieces" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  André Previn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
14.
Symphony no 5 in D major, Op. 107 "Reformation": Finale by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Germany 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro vivace from Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90 "Italian"
Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61
Wedding March from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61
III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace from Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Spring Song, Op. 62, No. 6
IV. Saltarello (Presto) from Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, "Italian"
War March of the Priests from "Athalie, Op. 74"
Spinning Song from Songs without Words, Op. 67, No. 4
II. Vivace non troppo from Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"
On Wings of Song, Op. 34, No. 2
III. Scherzo. Allegro leggierssimo
IV. Presto
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Andante sostenuto
III. Allegretto
IV. Andante con moto
V. Allegro assai
VI. Vivace
IV. Choral "Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott!" from Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 107, "Reformation"

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