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dc.contributor.other Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy es
dc.contributor.other Gewandhausorchester Leipzig es
dc.contributor.other Kurt Masur es
dc.coverage.spatial Germany es
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-28T01:39:32Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-28T01:39:32Z
dc.date.issued 2012-07-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/133
dc.description.abstract The first public presentation of Mendelssohn's works took place in 1822. That year he also wrote his official op. 1, a Piano Quartet in C Minor. All these works were well received. He had a private orchestra, for which he wrote the work now known as Symphony no. 1 in C Minor. He also continued with other work, such as the Piano Quartet in F Minor (1823). In 1824 the famous pianist Ignaz Moscheles (1794–1870) arrived in Berlin from London, England, and for a time Mendelssohn studied piano with him. The following year Mendelssohn visited Paris, where he met many famous composers and performed his Piano Quartet in B Minor, dedicated to Goethe. Back in France he wrote with mature craftsmanship the celebrated Midsummer Night's Dream Overture. In 1827 Mendelssohn's only opera, Die Hochzeit des Camacho ( The Marriage of Camacho ), based on Don Quixote by Cervantes (1547–1616), was presented in Berlin. More successful was the Octet for Strings, one of Mendelssohn's freshest and most original works. The same year he became acquainted with Anton Thibaut, a professor of law and a gifted amateur writer of music who was concerned with revitalizing interest in old church music. Through him, Mendelssohn came to know the masterpieces of the Renaissance (a period of great artistic awakening during the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries) and early baroque choral music, an elaborate style of music popular in the eighteenth century. In 1828 appeared the Goethe-inspired overture Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage. Upon the urging of the king of Prussia, Mendelssohn was appointed music director of the Academy of Arts in Berlin. Until 1845 he worked only occasionally in Berlin without giving up his post at Leipzig. His schedule was marked with several trips to London, with performances of his works in London and Birmingham, England. In 1843 Mendelssohn founded the Leipzig Conservatory of Music, the first of its kind in Germany. He completed the Scottish Symphony, the Violin Concerto, and other major works of his maturity in Leipzig. In 1844 he conducted five Philharmonic concerts in London, and in 1846 he gave the first performance of his Elijah, written for the Birmingham Festival of that year. His chief occupation was still as conductor of the Gewandhaus concerts, but he also functioned as director of the Leipzig Conservatory, teaching piano and composition as part of his duties. Mendelssohn's health began to fail in 1844. Three years later he was literally devastated by the death of his beloved sister, Fanny, on May 14. From then on his health fell apart drastically, and although he went on a short summer trip to Switzerland for his health, finishing the String Quartet in F Minor, he returned exhausted to Leipzig, where he died on November 4, 1847, at the age of thirty-eight. es
dc.description.tableofcontents String Symphony No. 8 in D major (version for strings only) ; Adagio e grave allegro, Adagio, Menuetto, Allegro molto-- Symphony No. 8 in D major (version with wind instruments) ; Adagio allegro, Adagio, Menuetto, Allegro molto-- es
dc.format.medium 1 CD-Rom (64 min., 46 seg.) : Stereo ; 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte F.M. Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 75627536 es
dc.subject.lcsh Symphonies, Symphonies (String orchestra) es
dc.title String Symphonies 8 es
dc.title.alternative Sinfonías para Cuerdas 8 es
dc.title.alternative The Masterworks es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder Edel Classics GmbH es
dc.identifier.classification 5028421239378 es
dc.subject.cdu Me.16cd7 es


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