Felix Mendelssohn

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German musician and romantic composer of orchestral and choral works (1809-1847)

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In taking on the role of the 21st Gewandhaus "Kapellmeister," Nelsons is now in league with a series of famous predecessors, including Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Kurt Masur and Bruno Walter.
The modern version came about when organist William Hayman Cummings adopted it to a tune by German composer Felix Mendelssohn in the 1850s.
Ciertamente eso se le admira a Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: no solo que haya dejado una obra en su mayor parte digna de los oidos mas exigentes; no solo que haya rescatado del cesto de la basura la Pasion segun san Mateo de Bach; no solo que le haya inoculado optimismo y ganas de vivir a Chopin y a Schumann, sino, sobre todo y a la hora del ajuste de cuentas, hay que agradecerle su empeno en hacer musica colmada de nervio y fibra, en que sin necesidad de rasgarse las vestiduras lego joyas como su Octeto para cuerdas, que ha hecho menos dura la vida a ciertas personas.
THE links between the composer Felix Mendelssohn and North Wales are to be celebrated at this year's Conwy Classical Music Festival.
Dans un programme diversifie, le public a pu apprecier de belles œuvres de Ludwig Van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel et Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy que Lionel Bringuier (28 ans) a brillamment conduites.
The 46 year old virtuoso made a triumphant return to the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM), this time with the English chamber orchestra The Academy of St Martin in the Fields, to play pieces by Felix Mendelssohn and Ludwig Van Beethoven.
It's a painting by Carl Joseph Begas of the 12-year-old Felix Mendelssohn - the age at which he composed the first work on this double CD set of three piano quartets Opus 1, 2 and 3.
The oratorio Elijah (German title: Elias) was Felix Mendelssohn Barthoidy's crowning achievement in large-scale vocal works.
In each of these three cities, the orchestra will perform a selection of pieces by Felix Mendelssohn, Wolfgang Mozart and Pyotr Tchaikovsky as well as a " few Scottish surprises", says Gavin Reid, director of the SSO.
The late Rapoport, who was a music theorist and teacher in Israel, presents his dissertation, which examines the compositional style of the orchestral, chamber, and piano music of Felix Mendelssohn.
For one thing, it is punctuated by case studies of major figures--Charles-Valentin Alkan, Fromental Halevy, sister and brother Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Jacques Offenbach, Salomon Sulzer--and for another, Richard Wagner is always looming.
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809-4 November 1847), generally known in English-speaking countries, as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.
The Anchorage Symphony Orchestra will perform major pieces from composers Felix Mendelssohn and Anton Bruckner for this month's classic concert, "Epic Evening.
In this column, I will attempt to do the same for vocal chamber duets by Felix Mendelssohn, which deserve to be heard more often.
He was followed by Fromerntal Halevy and then Giacomo Meyerbeer, but all three were dwarfed by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) who was recognized as one of the greatest musical talents of his time.