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Title
A midsummer night's dream
Composer
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy 1809-1847
Performer
Kathleen Battle  (sopraan) Frederica Von Stade 1945- (mezzosopraan) Judi Dench  (spreekstem) Tanglewood Festival Chorus Boston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Seiji Ozawa 1935-
Publisher
Deutsche Grammophon, 1994
1 cd
Recording date
1992
Playing time
00:55:32
EAN
0028943989725
CDR
AEX1008
Placing suggestion
00 - Orkest (NBLC) K1 - Orkest (Flemish music schema)

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About Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period. Mendelssohn's compositions include symphonies, concertos, piano music, organ music and chamber music. His best-known works include the overture and incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Italian Symphony, the Scottish Symphony, the oratorio St. Paul, the oratorio Elijah, the overture The Hebrides, the mature Violin Concerto and the String Octet. The melody for the Christmas carol "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" is also his. Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words are his most famous solo piano compositions.

A grandson of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn was born into a prominent Jewish family. He was brought up without religion until the age of seven, w…Read more on Wikipedia

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