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Felix Mendelssohn

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born, and generally known in English-speaking countries, as Felix Mendelssohn (3 February 1809 – 4November 1847) was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.

Mendelssohn's work includes symphonies, concerti, oratorios, piano music and chamber music. His most-performed works include his Overture andincidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Italian Symphony, the Scottish Symphony, the Hebrides Overture, his Violin Concerto, and hisString Octet. After a long period of relative denigrati ...read more

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born, and generally known in English-speaking countries, as Felix Mendelssohn (3 February 1809 – 4November 1847) was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.

Mendelssohn's work includes symphonies, concerti, oratorios, piano music and chamber music. His most-performed works include his Overture andincidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Italian Symphony, the Scottish Symphony, the Hebrides Overture, his Violin Concerto, and hisString Octet. After a long period of relative denigration due to changing musical tastes and anti-Semitism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, hiscreative originality has now been recognized and re-evaluated. He is now among the most popular composers of the Romantic era. « hide

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LPs
"Reformation" Symphony No. 5 in D major/D minor, Op. 107
1868

4.1
7 Votes
"Italian" Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90
1851

4.2
18 Votes
String Quartet No. 6, Op. 80
1847

4.4
4 Votes
Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66
1845

3.3
2 Votes
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
1844

4.4
26 Votes
Die erste Walpurgisnacht, Op. 60
1843

4.8
2 Votes
"Scottish" Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56
1842

4.3
11 Votes
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61
1842

4.3
3 Votes
"Lobgesang" Symphony No. 2 in B♭ major, Op. 52
1840

3.9
4 Votes
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49
1839

4.1
5 Votes
The Hebrides Op. 26
1833

Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
1831

4.5
4 Votes
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 11
1824

4
4 Votes
Sinfonia for Strings No. 11 in F major
1823

3.5
2 Votes
Piano Sonata Op. 105
1822

3
1 Votes
Compilations
Best of Mendelssohn
2005

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