Mendelssohn: The Hebrides and Other Overtures (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Mendelssohn: The Hebrides and Other Overtures (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

R. Larry Todd


The live performance overtures A Midsummer Night's Dream, Calm Sea and wealthy Voyage, and The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave), conceived by means of Mendelssohn prior to the age of twenty, have ranked one of the such a lot enduring of the nineteenth-century orchestral repertoire. R. Larry Todd deals a ancient, stylistic, and analytical consultant to those 3 impressive works. His sincerely dependent and obtainable textual content is supported by means of a wealth of fundamental records, together with Mendelssohn's correspondence, memoirs of his acquaintances, and nineteenth-century severe stories.

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