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Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol.5

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CHSA 5235
 
Mendelssohn in Birmingham, Vol.5
Running Time: 73:57
UPC Code: 095115523520

Release Date: June 2019
Originally recorded in 2013
Conductor
Edward Gardner
Producer
Brian Pidgeon
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer assistant (Ein Sommernachtstraum)
Robert Gilmour
Engineer assistant (other works)
Jonathan Cooper
Venue
Town Hall, Birmingham
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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