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  • A number of secular songs have become popular over the years, including Bridal Chorus from Wagner's Lohengin ( "Here Comes the Bride") and the recessional Wedding March from Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream.

    Liturgical Wedding Crashers

  • While Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony may have been a reaction to the tragedy of war, Dvorák's New World Symphony and Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony were both responses to the discovery of new countries and the delights of the age of travel.

    How the great symphonies became our soundtrack to a changing world

  • Mendelssohn's telling of the story is a tad elliptical in places.

    Read My Lips

  • On the 200th anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn's birth, I would draw your attention to the nice collection of his music on CPDL, and offer this charming performance of Lift Thine Eyes.

    Mendelssohn's 200th

  • The Emerson played selections from Mendelssohn's Four Pieces, Op. 81, nicely, though this music isn't the composer's strongest suit.

    Emerson opens string quartet festival with well-played Schonberg

  • The Emerson played selections from Mendelssohn's Four Pieces, Op. 81, nicely, though this music isn't the composer's strongest suit.

    Emerson opens string quartet festival with well-played Schonberg

  • To learn more about the formula for a tear-jerker, a few years ago Dr. Guhn and his colleague Marcel Zentner found musical excerpts—from Mendelssohn's "Trio for Piano" and Barber's "Adagio for Strings," for example—that reliably produce the chills and then measured the physiological reactions heart rate, sweating, goose bumps of listeners.

    Anatomy of a Tear-Jerker

  • In Scotch Symphony, Balanchine distills the essence of romantic ballet using Mendelssohn's titular score.

    This week's new dance

  • A protégé of Felix Mendelssohn, Joachim had triumphantly played Beethoven's Violin Concerto under Mendelssohn's baton in London in 1844, helping establish that work in the core repertoire.

    Inspired by Joseph Joachim

  • New Liturgical Movement: Mendelssohn's 200th skip to main | skip to sidebar

    Mendelssohn's 200th

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