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Mendelssohn: Symphonies & Overtures

Elizabeth Connell (soprano), Karita Mattila (soprano), Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor)

London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Claudio Abbado

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$27.50

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Contents

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 11

Work length32:18
$4.40
$5.60
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1984-10-07
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, Smith Square

I. Allegro di molto

Track length10:39
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II. Andante

Track length6:40
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III. Menuetto (Allegro molto)

Track length6:45
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IV. Allegro con fuoco

Track length8:14
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Mendelssohn: Octet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20, MWV R20 - Orchestral Arrangement

Work length3:58
$1.10
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  • Felix Mendelssohn (work arranger)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1984-10
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, Smith Square

III. Scherzo

Track length3:58
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Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, Op. 21

Work length12:03
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1984-10-10
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, Smith Square

Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave), Op. 26, MWV P 7

Work length10:23
$1.10
$1.40
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1985-02-06
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Town Hall, London

Mendelssohn: Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt, Op. 27, MWV P5

Work length13:08
$1.10
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1986-11-28
  • Recording Venue: All Saints Church, London

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 52, MWV A 18 - "Hymn Of Praise"

Work length1:14:19
$15.40
$19.60
  • Elizabeth Connell (soprano), Hans Peter Blochwitz (tenor), Karita Mattila (soprano), John Alley (chorus master)
  • London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1985-02-06
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

I. Sinfonia: Maestoso con moto

Track length13:47
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I. Sinfonia: Allegretto un poco agitato

Track length7:00
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I. Sinfonia: Adagio religioso

Track length8:08
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II. "Alles was Odem hat, lobe den Herrn" - "Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele"

Track length5:29
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Molto più moderato ma con fuoco:"Lobe den Herrn,... meine.

Track length2:42
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III. "Saget es, die ihr erlöst seid"

Track length0:51
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III. "Er zählet unsre Tränen"

Track length2:20
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IV. "Sagt es, die ihr erlöset seid"

Track length2:08
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V. "Ich harrete des Herrn"

Track length6:46
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VI. "Stricke des Todes hatten uns umfangen"

Track length4:14
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VII. "Die Nacht ist vergangen"

Track length4:58
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VIII. "Nun danket alle Gott" - "Lob, Ehr' und Preis sei Gott"

Track length4:13
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IX. "Drum sing ich mit meinem Liede ewig"

Track length5:12
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X. "Ihr Völker, bringet her dem Herrn Ehre und Macht"

Track length6:31
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Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 'Scottish'

Work length42:21
$4.40
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1984-02-22
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, Smith Square

I. Andante con moto - Allegro un poco agitato - Assai animato - Andante come prima

Track length16:54
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II. Vivace non troppo

Track length4:04
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III. Adagio

Track length11:28
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IV. Allegro vivacissimo - Allegro maestoso assai

Track length9:55
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Mendelssohn: Overture "The Fair Melusine", Op. 32

Work length10:47
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1984-10-10
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, Smith Square

Allegro con moto

Track length10:47
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Mendelssohn: "Trumpet Overture", Op. 101 - Allegro vivace

Work length9:09
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1986-11-28
  • Recording Venue: All Saints Church, London

Allegro vivace

Track length9:09
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Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas, Op. 95 - Overture to Victor Hugo's play

Work length8:20
$1.10
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1986-11-28
  • Recording Venue: All Saints Church, London

Lento - Allegro molto

Track length8:20
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Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 'Italian'

Work length28:17
$4.40
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1984-10-06
  • Recording Venue: St. John's Smith Square, London

I. Allegro vivace

Track length10:30
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II. Andante con moto

Track length5:55
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III. Con moto moderato

Track length6:29
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IV. Saltarello. Presto

Track length5:23
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Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 107, MWV N 15 "Reformation"

Work length30:55
$4.40
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1984-02-19
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, Smith Square

I. Andante - Allegro con fuoco

Track length12:13
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II. Allegro vivace

Track length5:48
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III. Andante

Track length3:45
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IV. Choral "Ein' Feste Burg ist unser Gott!" (Andante con moto - Allegro vivace - Allegro maestoso - Più animato poco a poco)

Track length9:09
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Mendelssohn: Overture For Wind Instruments, Op. 24, MWV P1 (für Harmoniemusik)

Work length9:46
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1986-11-26
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 1, London