Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 21: Overture Felix Mendelssohn 12:17
2 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 1: Scherzo. Allegro vivace Felix Mendelssohn 5:08
3 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 2b: Fairies' March Felix Mendelssohn 1:37
4 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 3 "Ye Spotted Snakes": Song With Chorus Felix Mendelssohn 3:59
5 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 5: Intermezzo. Allegro appassionato Felix Mendelssohn 2:12
6 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 7: Nocturne. Con moto tranquilo Felix Mendelssohn 6:27
7 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 9: Wedding March Felix Mendelssohn 4:13
8 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 10a: Prologue Felix Mendelssohn 0:20
9 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 10b: Funeral March Felix Mendelssohn 1:10
10 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 11: Dance of the Clowns Felix Mendelssohn 1:31
11 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 No. 12b: Finale. "Through This House Give Glimm'ring Light" Felix Mendelssohn 4:40

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir) (1983-03) (tracks 4, 11)
composer:
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1826) (track 1)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1842) (tracks 2–11)
conductor:
Neville Marriner (conductor) (1983-03) (tracks 1–11)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Ann Murray (Irish mezzo-soprano) (1983-03) (track 4)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1983-03) (tracks 1–11)
soprano vocals:
Arleen Augér (soprano) (1983-03) (tracks 4, 11)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1983-03) (tracks 1–11)
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:
partial recording of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

Release

chorus master:John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger)
ASIN:DE: B00000E2P5 [info]