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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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Contents

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

Work length32:18
$4.40
$6.00
  • 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, Op. 20, MWV R20

Work length3:58
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1984-10
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, Smith Square

III. Scherzo (Version for Orchestra)

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 Overture, Op. 26, MWV P7 "Fingal's Cave"

Work length10:23
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  • 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 A18 "Hymn of Praise"

Work length1:14:19
$15.40
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  • 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: a. Maestoso con moto

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

Track length7:00
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I. Sinfonia: c. Adagio religioso

Track length8:08
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IIa. Chorus. Alles was Odem hat lobe den Herrn

Track length5:29
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IIb. Solo and Chorus. Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele

Track length2:42
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IIIa. Recit. Saget es, die ihr erlöst seid

Track length0:51
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IIIb. Aria. Er zählet unsre Tränen

Track length2:20
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IV. Chorus. Sagt es, die ihr erlöst seid

Track length2:08
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V. Duet & Chorus. Ich harrete des Herrn

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

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

Track length4:58
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VIII. Chorale. Nun danket alle Gott

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

Track length5:12
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X. Chorus. 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
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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

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: Die schöne Melusine Overture, Op. 32, MWV P12

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

Mendelssohn: Trumpet Overture, Op. 101, MWV P2

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

Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95

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

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

Work length28:17
$4.40
$6.00
  • 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 N15 "Reformation"

Work length30:54
$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. Andante con moto (Chorale "Ein feste Burg")

Track length9:08
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Mendelssohn: Overture for Wind Instruments, Op. 24, MWV P1

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