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Title
The piano concertos
Composer
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy 1809-1847
Performer
Martin Helmchen  (piano) Koninklijk Filharmonisch Orkest van Vlaanderen
Conductor
Philippe Herreweghe 1947-
Publisher
PentaTone, 2010
1 cd
Recording date
2010
Playing time
00:54:56
Note
Ook afspeelbaar als sacd
EAN
0827949036668
CDR
BAX3393

About Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period. Mendelssohn's compositions include symphonies, concertos, piano music, organ music and chamber music. His best-known works include the overture and incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Italian Symphony, the Scottish Symphony, the oratorio St. Paul, the oratorio Elijah, the overture The Hebrides, the mature Violin Concerto and the String Octet. The melody for the Christmas carol "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" is also his. Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words are his most famous solo piano compositions.

A grandson of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn was born into a prominent Jewish family. He was brought up without religion until the age of seven, wh…Read more on Wikipedia

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