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The Classics - Mendelssohn: Symphony No 4, Etc / Mackerras


Release Date: 01/29/2002 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 61975   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 28 Minutes 12 Secs. 
2. Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 11 Minutes 53 Secs. 
3. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Allegro Vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 0 Minutes 28 Secs. 
5. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Intermezzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
6. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
7. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Dance of the clowns by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
9. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Over hill, over dale "L'istesso tempo [Allegro vivace]" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1987 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 4 in A major Op. 90, 'Italian': I. Allegro vivace - Più animato
Symphony No. 4 in A major Op. 90, 'Italian': II. Andante con moto
Symphony No. 4 in A major Op. 90, 'Italian': III. Con moto oderato
Symphony No. 4 in A major Op. 90, 'Italian': IV. Saltarello (Presto)
A Midsummer Night's Dream Opp. 21 and 61: Overture, Op. 21
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Incidental Music Op.61: Scherzo : Allegro vivace
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Incidental Music Op.61: Over Hill and Dale : L'istesso tempo - Allegro vivace
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Incidental Music Op.61: Intermezzo : Allegro appassionato
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Incidental Music Op.61: Notturno : Andante tranquillo
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Incidental Music Op.61: Dance of the Clowns : Allegro di molto
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Incidental Music Op.61: Wedding March : Allegro vivace

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