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Mendelssohn Edition, Vol. 1: Symphonies 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. 

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