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Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol.5

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CHSA 5235
 
Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol.5
Running Time: 73:57
Release Date: June 2019
Originally recorded in 2013
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos

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FELIX MENDELSSOHN

Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Volume 5
1.

Overture to 'Paulus', Op.26 (1832-36) *

6:32
(St Paul)
in A major • in A-Dur • en la majeur
Oratorio on Words from Holy Scripture
2.

Die schöne Melusine, Op.32 (1833-34, revised 1835) *

10:24
(The Fair Melusine)
in F major • in F-Dur • en fa majeur
Overture after Franz Grillparzer
3.

'Trumpet' Overture, Op.101 (c.1825-26, revised 1833) *

8:38
in C major • in C-Dur • en ut majeur
4.

The Hebrides, Op.26 (1830, revised 1832) *

9:50
(Die Hebriden)
in B minor • in h-Moll • en si mineur
Overture
Dem Kronprinzen von Preußen gewidmet (Friedrick Wilhelm IV.)
5.

Overture to 'Athalie', Op.74 (1842-44) *

8:00
in F major • in F-Dur • en fa majeur
from Incidental Music to the Play by Jean Racine
6.

Ein Sommernachtstraum, Op.21 (1826) *

11:25
(A Midsummer Night's Dream)
in E major • in E-Dur • en mi majeur
Overture after William Shakespeare
Dem Kronprinzen von Preussen gewidment (Friedrich Wilhelm IV.)

Meeresstill und glückliche Fahrt, Op.27 (1828, revised 1834) †

11:48
in D major • in D-Dur • en ré majeur
(Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage)
Overture after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Dem Kronprinzen von Preussen gewidmet (Friedrich Wilhelm IV.)
7.
Meersstille. Adagio -
4:03
8.
Glückliche Fahrt. Molto allegro e vivace - Allegro maestoso
7:43
9.

Overture to 'Roy Blas', Op.95 (1839, revised 1844) †

7:22
in C minor • in c-Moll • en ut mineur
after Victor Hugo
Total time: 74:53
Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Zoë Beyers* • Laurence Jackson† leaders
Conductor: Edward Gardner
20 and 21 October 2013 (The Hebrides), 16 February 2014 (Roy Blas),
15 and 16 February 2014 (Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt),
13 and 14 July 2015 (Ein Sommernachtstraum), & 10 and 11 July 2018 (other works)




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