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historic musical bits: Beethoven Egmont Overture Bernstein Vienna Philharmonic


Beethoven Egmont Overture Bernstein Vienna Philharmonic

Edvard Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite, Åse’s Death | Limburgs Symfonie Orkest, Otto Tausk: great compositions/performances


Edvard GriegPeer Gynt Suite, Åse’s Death | Limburgs Symfonie Orkest, Otto Tausk (2/4)

Peer Gynt Suites 1 and 2|Incidental music to Henrik Ibsen’s play. (1875, Op. 23), great compositions/performances


Edvard Grieg – Peer Gynt
Suites – 1 and 2

Great Performances: Felix Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream ARR for piano 4-hands



Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809 – 1847)

English description:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Arr for piano 4 Hands

Overture Op.21 from 1826
Incidental music Op.61 from 1842

Artists: Silver Garburg Piano Duo
Arranger: Mendelssohn him self.

Svensk beskrivning:

En midsommarnattsdröm – Arrangerat för 4-händigt piano

Ouveryr Op.21 från 1826
Skådespelsmusiken Op.61 från 1842

Artister: Silver Garburg Piano Duo
Arrangör: Mendelssohn själv

Tracks / Spår:

1. 00:00 Overture / Ouvertyr
2. 11:38 Scherzo
3. 16:03 March of the Elves
4. 17:13 Song with Chorus / Sång med kör: You Spotted Snakes
5. 20:56 Intermezzo
6. 24:21 Notturno
7. 30:52 Wedding march / Bröllopsmarsch
8. 36:19 Feneral march / Sorgmarsch
9. 37:21 The dance of the clowns / Clown-dansen
10. 38:45 Final

Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Overture, Op. 61



At separate times, Felix Mendelssohn composed music for William Shakespeare’s play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In 1826, near the start of his career, Mendelssohn wrote a concert overture (Op. 21). In 1842, only a few years before his death, he wrote incidental music (Op. 61) for a production of the play, into which he incorporated the existing Overture. The incidental music includes the world-famous Wedding March

Conductor: Jane Glover
Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Picture: “The Reconciliation of Titania and Oberon” –
                  – Joseph Noel Paton