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Mendelssohn Highlights / Marriner, Hager, Rilling, Et Al


Release Date: 04/29/2003 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 98430   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Dmitri SitkovetskyWolfgang SchöneChristine SchäferCornelia Kallisch,   ... 
Conductor:  Leopold HagerSir Neville MarrinerHelmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the FieldsPrague Philharmonia,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Here we have two more discs in this fine Hanssler series of Highlights. The performances are world class and the special price is terrific. Here we have two more discs in this fine Hanssler series of Highlights. The performances are world class and the special price is terrific. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Dmitri Sitkovetsky (Violin)
Conductor:  Leopold Hager,  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Length: 27 Minutes 53 Secs. 
2.
Symphony no 4 in A major, Op. 90 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Leopold Hager
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Length: 26 Minutes 33 Secs. 
3.
Elijah, Op. 70: Overture by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Philharmonia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4.
Saint Paul, Op. 36: Overture by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
5.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Allegro Vivace by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
6.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart,  Prague Chamber Chorus,  Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: German 
7.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Intermezzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
8.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
9.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Funeral March by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium,  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: German 
10.
Saint Paul, Op. 36: Der Erdkreis ist nun des Herrn by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Wolfgang Schöne (Baritone), Christine Schäfer (Soprano), Cornelia Kallisch (Alto),
Michael Schade (Tenor)
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium,  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: German 
11.
Elijah, Op. 70: Blessed are those that fear him by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Wolfgang Schöne (Baritone), Christine Schäfer (Soprano), Cornelia Kallisch (Alto),
Michael Schade (Tenor)
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium,  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: German 
12.
Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang": 2nd movement, Allegretto un poco agitato by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
13.
Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang": Maestoso con moto by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 59 Secs. 
14.
Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op. 52 "Lobgesang": Ihr Volker, bringet her dem Herrn by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
15.
Elijah, Op. 70: Lift thine eyes to the mountains by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium,  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: German 
16.
Elijah, Op. 70: He, watching over Israel by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium,  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Language: German 
17.
Elijah, Op. 70: For He shall give his angels by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium,  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: German 
18.
Elijah, Op. 70: Cast thy burden upon the Lord by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium,  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: German 
19.
Elijah, Op. 70: Be not afraid by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Helmuth Rilling
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Bach Collegium,  Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: I. Allegro molto appassionato
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: II. Andante
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: III. Allegretto non troppo / Allegro molto vivace
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
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)
Elijah, Op. 70: Elias, Op. 70: Introduction: Overture
Paulus (St. Paul), Op. 36: Paulus, Op. 36: Introduction: Overture
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21: Overture: I. Overture: Allegro di molto
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: II. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: III. Intermezzo: Allegro appassionato - Allegro molto comodo
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: IV. Notturno: Con moto tranquillo
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: V. Wedding March: Allegro vivace
Paulus (St. Paul), Op. 36: Fugue: Der Erdkreis ist nun des Herrn
Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 52, "Lobgesang" (Hymn of Praise): I. Allegretto un poco agitato (bar 383-559)
Elijah, Op. 70: Wohl dem, der den Herrn furchtet (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70: Trio: Hebe deine Augen auf zu den Bergen
Elijah, Op. 70: Siehe, der Huter Israels (Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70: Recitative: Der Herr hat dich erhoben aus dem Volk (Baritone, Alto, Chorus)
Elijah, Op. 70: Quartet: Wirf dein Anliegen auf den Herrn (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone)
Elijah, Op. 70: Furchte dich nicht, spricht unser Gott (Chorus)
Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 52, "Lobgesang" (Hymn of Praise): I. Sinfonia: Maestoso con moto - Allegro (bar 1-382)
Symphony No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 52, "Lobgesang" (Hymn of Praise): X. Ihr Volker, bringet her dem Herrn (Chorus)

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