Mendelssohn: Sextet & Octet

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Mendelssohn: Sextet & Octet


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2nd November 2009

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Release date:

9th May 2011




60 minutes


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Mendelssohn: Sextet & Octet


Octet in E flat major, Op. 20

Piano Sextet Op. 110

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center



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This is a wonderful recording of Mendelssohn’s Octet, written when Mendelssohn was only 16, in 1825. Its a remarkable work, assured and vibrant. This recording really captures this, and manages to convey both lightness and vibrancy, in a seemingly effortless performance.

Felix Mendelssohn: Sextet for Piano and Strings in D major, Op. 110

I. Allegro vivace

II. Adagio

III. Menuetto: Agitato

IV. Allegro vivace

Felix Mendelssohn: String Octet in E flat major, Op. 20

I. Allegro moderato ma con fuoco

II. Andante

III. Scherzo: Allegro leggierissimo

IV. Presto

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