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Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream / Ozawa, Battle Et Al


Release Date: 01/17/1995 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 439897   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Kathleen BattleJudi DenchFrederica Von Stade
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony OrchestraTanglewood Festival Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston 
Length: 11 Minutes 55 Secs. 
2. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Judi Dench (Spoken Vocals), Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra,  Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1992 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston 
Length: 43 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Overture "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Op.21
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.1 Scherzo
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.2. L'istesso tempo
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: Fairies' March
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.3 Song with Chorus: "Bunte Schlangen, zweigezüngt"
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.4 The Speels
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.5 Intermezzo
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.7 Notturno
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.8 Melodram
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.9 Wedding March
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.10 a) Prologue
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.10 b) Funeral March
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: No.11 Dance of the Clowns
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: 12. Allegro vivace come 1
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 Incidental Music: Finale: "Bei des Feuers mattem Flimmern"

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