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Mendelssohn Edition, Vol. 1: Symphonies Nos. 1-5; Violin And Piano Concertos

Mendelssohn / Katsaris / Masur / Harnoncourt
Release Date: 03/09/2009 
Label:  Wcj   Catalog #: 4692729   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Maxim VengerovCyprien Katsaris
Conductor:  Kurt MasurJoseph KeilberthNikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraBerlin Philharmonic OrchestraLeipzig Radio Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Length: 4 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 11 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Germany 
Length: 29 Minutes 17 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 5 in D major, Op. 107 "Reformation" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Germany 
Length: 25 Minutes 10 Secs. 
3.
Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture, in D major Op. 27 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Joseph Keilberth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 3 Secs. 
4.
Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Joseph Keilberth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 59 Secs. 
5.
Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 52 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 40 Minutes 6 Secs. 
7.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Length: 28 Minutes 21 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Maxim Vengerov (Violin)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 26 Minutes 51 Secs. 
9.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Cyprien Katsaris (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 
Length: 17 Minutes 37 Secs. 
10.
Capriccio brillant for Piano and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 22 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Cyprien Katsaris (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-26; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 37 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in D minor, Op. 40 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Cyprien Katsaris (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
Length: 19 Minutes 45 Secs. 
12.
Overture for orchestra in F major ("Fair Melusina"), Op. 32 by Felix Mendelssohn
Period: Romantic 
Written: 11/14/1833; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 53 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.11 : I Allegro molto: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.11 : I Allegro molto
Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.11 : II Andante: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.11 : II Andante
Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.11 : III Menuetto - Allegro molto: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.11 : III Menuetto - Allegro molto
Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.11 : IV Allegro con fuoco: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.11 : IV Allegro con fuoco
Symphony No.5 in D major Op.107, 'Reformation' : I Andante - Allegro con fuoco: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.5 in D major Op.107, 'Reformation' : I Andante - Allegro con fuoco
Symphony No.5 in D major Op.107, 'Reformation' : II Allegro vivace: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.5 in D major Op.107, 'Reformation' : II Allegro vivace
Symphony No.5 in D major Op.107, 'Reformation' : III Andante: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.5 in D major Op.107, 'Reformation' : III Andante
Symphony No.5 in D major Op.107, 'Reformation' : IV "Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott!": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.5 in D major Op.107, 'Reformation' : IV "Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott!"
Meeresstille und Glückliche Fahrt [Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage] Overture, Op.27: Mendelssohn : Meeresstille und Glückliche Fahrt [Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage] Overture, Op.27
Hebrides Overture Op.26, 'Fingal's Cave': Mendelssohn : Hebrides Overture Op.26, 'Fingal's Cave'
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : I Sinfonia - Maestoso con moto: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : I Sinfonia - Maestoso con moto
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : I Sinfonia - Allegretto un poco agitato: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : I Sinfonia - Allegretto un poco agitato
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : I Sinfonia - Adagio religioso: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : I Sinfonia - Adagio religioso
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : II "Alles, was Odem hat, lobe den Herrn!": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : II "Alles, was Odem hat, lobe den Herrn!"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : II "Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : II "Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : III "Saget es, die ihr erlöst seid": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : III "Saget es, die ihr erlöst seid"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : III "Er zählet unsre Tränen": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : III "Er zählet unsre Tränen"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : IV "Sagt es, die ihr erlöset seid": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : IV "Sagt es, die ihr erlöset seid"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : V "Ich harrete des Herrn": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : V "Ich harrete des Herrn"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : VI "Stricke des Todes hatten uns umfangen": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : VI "Stricke des Todes hatten uns umfangen"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : VII "Die Nacht ist vergangen": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : VII "Die Nacht ist vergangen"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : VIII "Nun danket alle Gott": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : VIII "Nun danket alle Gott"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : IX "Drum sing' ich mit meinem Liede": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : IX "Drum sing' ich mit meinem Liede"
Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : X "Ihr Völker, bringet her dem Herrn Ehre und Macht!": Mendelssohn : Symphony No.2 in B flat major Op.52, 'Hymn of Praise' : X "Ihr Völker, bringet her dem Herrn Ehre und Macht!"
Symphony No.3 in A minor Op.56, 'Scottish' : I Andante con moto - Allegro un poco agitato: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.3 in A minor Op.56, 'Scottish' : I Andante con moto - Allegro un poco agitato
Symphony No.3 in A minor Op.56, 'Scottish' : II Vivace non troppo: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.3 in A minor Op.56, 'Scottish' : II Vivace non troppo
Symphony No.3 in A minor Op.56, 'Scottish' : III Adagio: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.3 in A minor Op.56, 'Scottish' : III Adagio
Symphony No.3 in A minor Op.56, 'Scottish' : IV Allegro vivacissimo: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.3 in A minor Op.56, 'Scottish' : IV Allegro vivacissimo
Symphony No.4 in A major Op.90, 'Italian' : I Allegro vivace: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.4 in A major Op.90, 'Italian' : I Allegro vivace
Symphony No.4 in A major Op.90, 'Italian' : II Andante con moto: Mendelssohn : 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 moderato: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.4 in A major Op.90, 'Italian' : III Con moto moderato
Symphony No.4 in A major Op.90, 'Italian' : IV Saltarello - Presto: Mendelssohn : Symphony No.4 in A major Op.90, 'Italian' : IV Saltarello - Presto
Overture 'The Fair Melusine' Op.32: Mendelssohn : Overture 'The Fair Melusine' Op.32
Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato: Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato
Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64: II. Andante: Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64: II. Andante
Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64: III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace: Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64: III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace
Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor Op.25 : I Molto allegro con fuoco: Mendelssohn : Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor Op.25 : I Molto allegro con fuoco
Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor Op.25 : II Andante: Mendelssohn : Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor Op.25 : II Andante
Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor Op.25 : III Presto - Molto allegro vivace: Mendelssohn : Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor Op.25 : III Presto - Molto allegro vivace
Capriccio brillant in B minor Op.22: Mendelssohn : Capriccio brillant in B minor Op.22
Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor Op.40 : I Allegro appassionato: Mendelssohn : Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor Op.40 : I Allegro appassionato
Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor Op.40 : II Adagio molto sostenuto: Mendelssohn : Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor Op.40 : II Adagio molto sostenuto
Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor Op.40 : III Finale - Presto scherzando: Mendelssohn : Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor Op.40 : III Finale - Presto scherzando

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