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The Best Of Mendelssohn


Release Date: 10/20/1997 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556660   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Péter NagyTakako NishizakiBenjamin Frith
Conductor:  Oliver DohnányiAnthony BramallKenneth JeanRobert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic OrchestraCzecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
2.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 6, Andante grazioso in A major "Spring Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Péter Nagy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
3.
Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
4.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
5.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
6.
Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 6, Andante sostenuto "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Péter Nagy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Germany 
7.
Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
8.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64: 2nd movement, Andante by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Takako Nishizaki (Violin)
Conductor:  Kenneth Jean
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
9.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian": 4th movement, Saltarello by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25: 1st movement, Molto allegro con fuoco by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Benjamin Frith (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 

Sound Samples

The Hebrides, Op. 26, "Fingal's Cave"
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 5, Op. 62: Spring Song, Op. 62
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21: Overture: Overture, Op. 21
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March, Op. 61, No. 4
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo, Op. 61, No. 1
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19b: Venezianisches Gondellied, Op. 19
Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56 "Scottish": Andante com moto - Allegro un poco agitato - Andante come prima
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25: Molto allegro con fuoco
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: II. Andante - Allegro non troppo
Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90, "Italian": Saltarello: Presto

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