MENDELSSOHN 5 Symphonien etc. Abbado

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FELIX MENDELSSOHN

5 Symphonien

Overtures

»Ein Sommernachtstraum«

»Die schöne Melusine«

»Die Hebriden« · »Ruy Blas«

»Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt«

»Trompeten-Ouvertüre«
Connell · Mattila · Blochwitz
London Symphony
Chorus and Orchestra
Claudio Abbado
Int. Release 20 Sep. 2001
4 CDs / Download
CD DDD 0289 471 4672 8 GB 4
Collectors Edition


Track List

CD 1: Mendelssohn: Symphony No.1; Scherzo, Overtures "A Midsummer Night's Dream" & "The Hebrides"

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Symphony No.1 in C minor, Op.11

Octet in E flat, Op.20

Arr. for orchestra by the composer

Overture "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Op.21

The Hebrides, Op.26 (Fingal's Cave)

London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Total Playing Time 1:11:51

CD 2: Mendelssohn: Symphony No.2 "Hymn of Praise"

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Symphony No.2 in B flat, Op.52 - "Hymn of Praise"

London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, London Symphony Chorus

Elizabeth Connell, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, London Symphony Chorus

Hans Peter Blochwitz, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Elizabeth Connell, Karita Mattila, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, London Symphony Chorus

Hans Peter Blochwitz, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Hans Peter Blochwitz, Elizabeth Connell, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Total Playing Time 1:14:24

CD 3: Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3 "Scottish"; Overture "The Fair Melusine"; "Trumpet Overture"; "Ruy Blas"

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.56 - "Scottish"

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11:28

Overture "The Fair Melusine", Op.32

"Trumpet Overture", Op.101 - Allegro vivace

Ruy Blas, Op.95 - Overture to Victor Hugo's play

London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Total Playing Time 1:10:41

CD 4: Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos.4 "Italian" & 5 "Reformation"; Overture for Wind Instruments

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Symphony No.4 in A, Op.90 - "Italian"

Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.107 - "Reformation"

London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado

Total Playing Time 1:08:57

One of Abbado's biggest LSO recording projects -- a richly rewarding legacy.