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Mendelssohn (Vinyl LP) | Decca 4870257

Mendelssohn (Vinyl LP)

£38.59

Label: Decca

Cat No: 4870257

Barcode: 0028948702572

Format: LP

Number of Discs: 2

Expected Release Date: 9th August 2024

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Contents

Artists

Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano)
London Mozart Players

Conductor

Jonathan Bloxham

Works

Liszt, Franz

Lieder (7) (Mendelssohn), S547
» no.1 Auf Flugeln des Gesanges

Mendelssohn, Fanny

Notturno in G minor
Ostersonate (Easter Sonata) for piano

Mendelssohn, Felix

A Midsummer Night's Dream
» Nocturne (arr. Moszkowski)
» Scherzo (arr. Rachmaninov)
Piano Concerto no.1 in G minor, op.25
Songs without Words (Lieder ohne Worte): Book 6, op.67
» no.2 in F sharp minor
» no.6 in E major

Artists

Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano)
London Mozart Players

Conductor

Jonathan Bloxham

About

*** 2x Vinyl LPs ***

‘Mendelssohn’ explores three facets of one of the most famous names in classical music: the glittering Piano Concerto no.1 by Felix Mendelssohn with the London Mozart Players; the long-lost ‘Easter Sonata’ by his sister Fanny as well as transcriptions by other composers of Mendelssohn’s most famous music. In 2024, Isata Kanneh-Mason featured in the critically acclaimed film ‘The Other Mendelssohn’, exploring the life of the exceptionally talented by overlooked Fanny Mendelssohn, later Fanny Hensel. In the film, they uncover the fact that the Easter Sonata, a piece lost for 150 years, was in fact written by Fanny, not Felix. Isata was the first artist to perform the work attributed to the correct composer. The album features this world-premiere recording of the new urtext edition of Fanny Mendelssohn’s Easter Sonata. As well as beautiful solo piano transcriptions by Liszt (‘On Wings of Song’) and Rachmaninov (‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’), and two of Felix’s ‘Songs Without Words’ and Fanny’s ‘Nocturne’, also for solo piano.

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