Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream / Ormandy, Philadelphia

Release Date: 6/12/2008
Label: RCA
Catalog Number: RCA2084
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
"...Interpretatively Ormandy scores consistently...whether in the mystery of the fairy music or the natural unforced sweetness of the slow coda of the Overture or the lightness of pointing in the Scherzo. Also the soloists of the Philadelphia Orchestra consistently shine..." -- Edward Greenfield, Gramophone [1/1986]
Works on This Recording
1. Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, in E major Op. 21 by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1826 ; Germany
2. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer: Judith Blegen (Soprano), Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Period: Romantic
Written: 1842 ; Germany
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