Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: Overture, op. 21 Felix Mendelssohn 12:56
2 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: I. Scherzo Felix Mendelssohn 5:32
3 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: IIa. March of the Fairies Felix Mendelssohn 1:19
4 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: III. “Ye Spotted Snakes” Felix Mendelssohn 4:43
5 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: V. Intermezzo Felix Mendelssohn 4:00
6 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: VII. Nocturne Felix Mendelssohn 7:06
7 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: IX. Wedding March Felix Mendelssohn 5:03
8 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: Xa. Funeral March Felix Mendelssohn 1:04
9 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: XI. Dance of the Clowns Felix Mendelssohn 1:52
10 Le Songe D’une Nuit D’été, op. 61: Finale: “Through the House” Felix Mendelssohn 4:48

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Harold Davidson (classical sound engineer, active from late 1950's) (1960-01-28 – 1960-02-16) (tracks 1–10)
choir vocals:
Philharmonia Chorus (London choir aka New Philharmonia Chorus from 1964–1977) (1960-01-28 – 1960-02-16) (tracks 4, 10)
composer:
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1826) (track 1)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1842) (tracks 2–10)
conductor:
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1960-01-28 – 1960-02-16) (tracks 1–10)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano and alto) (1960-01-28 – 1960-02-16) (tracks 4, 10)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1960-01-28 – 1960-02-16) (tracks 1–10)
producer:
Walter Jellinek (British classical producer) (tracks 1–10)
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–10)
soprano vocals:
Heather Harper (soprano) (1960-01-28 – 1960-02-16) (tracks 4, 10)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1960-01-28 – 1960-02-16) (tracks 1–10)
part of:
Works of Felix Mendelssohn by opus number (number: op. 21) (track 1)
arrangements:
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture (for organ, Warren) (track 1)
Ein Sommernachtstraum, op. 61: Ouvertüre (for piano four-hands) (track 1)
Ein Sommernachtstraum, op. 61: Scherzo (arr. Yannick Merlin for organ) (track 2)
Ein Sommernachtstraum, op. 61: Scherzo (for piano four-hands) (track 2)
is the basis for:
later versions:
part of:
recording of:
Ein Sommernachtstraum, op. 21 (op. 61 no. 1): Ouvertüre (1960-01-28 – 1960-02-16) (track 1)
Ein Sommernachtstraum, op. 61 no. 2: Scherzo: Allegro vivace (1960-01-28 – 1960-02-16) (track 2)
referred to in medleys: