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Komponist: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix (1809-1847)

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Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix

Although he was born nearly 40 years after Beethoven, Mendelssohn's music also spans the transition from classical to romantic. He had great ability to create romantic mood, though his music is rarely sentimental and always tempered by awareness of the classical tradition that preceded him. Mendelssohn's music was immensely popular in Victorian England; his Italian and Scottish symphonies, the Violin Concerto and the incidental music to A Midsummer Night's Dream are still among the most frequently played. Lovers of chamber music rank his work highly, with his best works on a par with those of Haydn and Beethoven.

Like Mozart, Mendelssohn was a child prodigy: he played his first public concert at nine years old. His string Octet, written at age 16, is a work of extraordinary maturity. Unlike Mozart, he was born into a wealthy family, and given the best education that could be found. The most notable event of his early years was his family's conversion to Christianity (in which his name changed to Mendelssohn Bartholdy, which often appears today on recordings and concert listings). He seems to have been a charming man unspoilt by the family wealth: he worked prodigiously hard, and his scores show meticulous attention to detail.

More about Mendelssohn's life and work...

A Midsummer Night's DreamA Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61: excerptsAllegro Brillant, Op.92Ausgewählte LiederCellosonate Nr. 1 B-Dur, Op.45Cellosonate Nr. 2 in D-Dur, Op.58Clarinet Sonata in E flat major: AndanteConcert piece no. 1 in F minor, for clarinet, basset horn and orchestra, Op.113Concert piece no. 2 in D minor, for clarinet, basset horn and orchestra , Op.114Die Hebriden oder Die Fingalshöhle, Op.26Die erste Walpurgisnacht, Op.60 (The First Walpurgis Night)Die schöne Melusine, Ouvertüre in F-Dur, Op.32Doppelkonzert für Violine, Klavier und Streicher in d-MollEin Sommernachtstraum, Op. 61Ein Sommernachtstraum, Op.61: HochzeitsmarschEin Sommernachtstraum, Op.61: IntermezzoEin Sommernachtstraum, Op.61: NocturneEin Sommernachtstraum, Op.61: ScherzoEin Sommernachtstraum: Ouvertüre, Op.21EliasHör mein BittenInfelice, Op.94Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 g-Moll, Op. 25Klaviersextett in D-Dur, Op.110Klaviertrio Nr. 1 d-Moll, Op. 49Klaviertrio Nr. 2 c-Moll, Op. 66Konzert für Violine und Streichorchester d-MollKonzert für zwei Klaviere und Orchester in As-DurKonzert für zwei Klaviere und Orchester in E-Dur, S.5Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Op.62MinneliedNeue Liebe: In dem Mondenschein im Walde, Op.19a no.4Organ sonata no.6 in D minor, Op.65Ouvertüre Ruy Blas op. 95Ouvertüre, Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt, Op.27Psalm 43: Richte mich, Gott, Op.78 Nr.2St Paul, Op.36: OvertureStreichersymphonie Nr. 1 in C-DurStreichersymphonie Nr. 10 in h-MollStreichersymphonie Nr. 12 in g-MollStreichoktett Es-Dur, Op. 20Streichquartett Nr. 1 Es-Dur, Op. 12Streichquartett Nr. 2 a-Moll, Op. 13Streichquartett Nr. 3 D-Dur, Op. 44 Nr. 1Streichquartett Nr. 4 a-Moll, Op.44 Nr. 2Streichquartett Nr. 5 Es-Dur, Op.44 Nr. 3Streichquartett Nr. 6 f-Moll, Op. 80Streichquintett Nr. 2 B-Dur, Op. 87Suleika, Op.34 no.4Symphonie Nr. 1 in c-Moll, Op.11Symphonie Nr. 2 in B-Dur, "Lobgesang", Op.52Symphonie Nr. 3 in a-Moll, "Schottische", Op.56Symphonie Nr. 4 in A-Dur, "Italienische", Op.90Symphonie Nr. 5 in D-Dur, "Reformationssymphonie", Op.107The DreamThree pieces for clarinet, cello and piano (arr. Ernst Naumann)Variations Concertantes in D major, Op.17Verleih uns FriedenViolinkonzert in e-Moll, Op.64Violinsonate F-DurViolinsonate f-Moll, Op.4