String Quintets Op. 18 & 87

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dc.contributor.other Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy es
dc.contributor.other Sharon Quartet es
dc.contributor.other Petra Vahle es
dc.coverage.spatial The Netherlands es
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-28T01:43:46Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-28T01:43:46Z
dc.date.issued 2012-07-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/149
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 Quintet in A major Op. 18 ; Allegro con moto, Intermezzo (andante sostenuto), Scherzo (allegro di molto), Allegro vivace-- String Quintet in B flat major Op. 87 ; Allegro vivace, Andante scherzando, Adagio e lento, Allegro molto vivace-- es
dc.format.medium 1 CD-Rom (61 min., 27 seg.) : Stereo ; 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte F.M. Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 75562503 es
dc.subject.lcsh String Quintets (Violins (2), Violas (2), Violoncello) es
dc.title String Quintets Op. 18 & 87 es
dc.title.alternative Quinteto de Cuerdas Op. 18 & 87 es
dc.title.alternative The Masterworks es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.identifier.classification 5028421393230 es
dc.subject.cdu Me.16cd23 es


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1. String Quint ... 18 - Allegro con moto.mp3 9:58 13.66Mb Unknown mp3
2. String Quint ... zo (andante sostenuto).mp3 8:19 11.41Mb Unknown mp3
3. String Quint ... rzo (allegro di molto).mp3 4:48 6.580Mb Unknown mp3
4. String Quint ... p. 18 - Allegro vivace.mp3 6:11 8.482Mb Unknown mp3
5. String Quint ... p. 87 - Allegro vivace.mp3 10:59 15.06Mb Unknown mp3
6. String Quint ... 7 - Andante scherzando.mp3 4:47 6.554Mb Unknown mp3
7. String Quint ... p. 87 - Adagio e lento.mp3 10:33 14.47Mb Unknown mp3
8. String Quint ... - Allegro molto vivace.mp3 6:06 8.362Mb Unknown mp3
String Quintet in A major Op. 18 - Completo.wav 29:07 293.8Mb WAV audio wav
String Quintet ... ajor Op. 87 - Completo.wav 32:16 325.6Mb WAV audio wav

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