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Greatest Works - Mendelssohn


Release Date: 08/12/2008 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 184312   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Valentin GheorghiuGustav SchmahlRenate SchorlerPeter Arne Rohde
Conductor:  Helmut KochKurt MasurGünther HerbigFranz Konwitschny,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber OrchestraBerlin Staatskapelle OrchestraLeipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Felix Mendelssohn. Ensembles: Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Conductors: Günther Herbig, Helmut Koch, Kurt Masur. Soloists: Valentin Gheorghiu, Gustav Schmahl. Includes work(s) by Felix Mendelssohn. Ensembles: Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Conductors: Günther Herbig, Helmut Koch, Kurt Masur. Soloists: Valentin Gheorghiu, Gustav Schmahl. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Valentin Gheorghiu (Piano), Gustav Schmahl (Violin)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch,  Kurt Masur,  Günther Herbig
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra,  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra,  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 0 Secs. 
2. Die schöne Melusine Overture, Op. 32 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 35 Secs. 
3. Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Franz Konwitschny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
4. Hebrides Overture, in B minor Op. 26 "Fingal's Cave" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Rome, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 47 Secs. 
5. Concerto for Violin in D minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gustav Schmahl (Violin)
Conductor:  Helmut Koch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Germany 
6. Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Valentin Gheorghiu (Piano)
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 
7. Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 1, Andante con moto in E major "Sweet Remembrance" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renate Schorler (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
8. Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30: no 4, Agitato e con fuoco in B minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renate Schorler (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1834; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
9. Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30: no 6, Allegretto in F sharp minor "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renate Schorler (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
10. Songs without words, vol 3, Op. 38: no 5, Agitato in A minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renate Schorler (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835-1837; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
11. Songs without words, vol 4, Op. 53: no 1, Andante con moto in A flat major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renate Schorler (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835-1841; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
12. Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Renate Schorler (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
13. Rondo capriccioso for Piano in E major, Op. 14 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Arne Rohde (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 18 Secs. 

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