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Mendelssohn: Piano Sonata Op 6, Etc / Murray Perahia


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 37838   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Murray Perahia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Mendelssohn’s youthful E Major Piano Sonata may seem lightweight for its time (1826), but it has all the nimbleness of spirit and melodic ingenuity that make his other early works so appealing. Murray Perahia’s 1984 recording presents it as decisive and mature as well, but the real treats here are the shorter works, most notably the beautifully involved 'Variations Sérieuses.'" -- Allan Kozinn "Mendelssohn’s youthful E Major Piano Sonata may seem lightweight for its time (1826), but it has all the nimbleness of spirit and melodic ingenuity that make his other early works so appealing. Murray Perahia’s 1984 recording presents it as decisive and mature as well, but the real treats here are the shorter works, most notably the beautifully involved 'Variations Sérieuses.'" -- Allan Kozinn Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 1 in E major, Op. 6 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
2.
Preludes and Fugues (6) for Piano, Op. 35: no 1 in E minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
3.
Variations Sérieuses (17) for Piano in D minor, Op. 54 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
4.
Rondo capriccioso for Piano in E major, Op. 14 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Germany 

Sound Samples

I. Allegretto con espressione
II. Tempo di Menuetto - Più vivace - L'istesso tempo I
III. Recitativo - Andante - Allegretto con espressione (attaca): - IV. Molto allegro e vivace - Allegretto con espressione
Prelude and Fugue, Op. 35, No. 1
Variations Sérieuses, Op. 54
Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 14

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