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Mendelssohn: His Life and Music

by Neil Wenborn

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 184379232X, Paperback)

Mendelssohn is one of the world's best-loved composers. His greatest music The Hebrides, the Violin Concerto, the Italian Symphony is a cornerstone of the classical repertoire, while the Wedding March from his incidental music to A Midsummer Night's Dream has been the soundtrack to the happiest moments of millions of lives. The most astonishing child genius in the history of music, Mendelssohn was also an international celebrity, his company sought by the leading figures of his time, from Goethe to Queen Victoria. Widely regarded, in the last years of his tragically short life, as the world's greatest living composer, Mendelssohn has survived the assaults of such powerful detractors as Wagner, George Bernard Shaw and the cultural ideologues of Nazi Germany to remain, today as for his contemporaries, the creator of some of the freshest and most inspiring music ever written.

Contains 2 CDs of music spanning Mendelssohn's career

Free access to a dedicated website with hours of extra music

Part of the affordable Life and Music series from Naxos Books, utilizing both traditional and new media

Released to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Mendelssohn's birth in 1809

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:15:13 -0400)

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