Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 3 in A minor ('Scottish'), Op. 56: 1. Andante con moto - Allegro un poco agitato 14:53
2 Symphony No. 3 in A minor ('Scottish'), Op. 56: 2. Vivace non troppo 4:16
3 Symphony No. 3 in A minor ('Scottish'), Op. 56: 3. Adagio - 8:52
4 Symphony No. 3 in A minor ('Scottish'), Op. 56: 4. Allegro vivacissimo - Allegro maestoso assai 9:02
5 Symphony No. 4 in A major ('Italian'), Op. 90: 1. Allegro vivace 10:39
6 Symphony No. 4 in A major ('Italian'), Op. 90: 2. Andante con moto 6:19
7 Symphony No. 4 in A major ('Italian'), Op. 90: 3. Con moto moderato 6:57
8 Symphony No. 4 in A major ('Italian'), Op. 90: 4. Saltarello: Presto 5:42
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: 1. Allegro molto appassionato / 2. Andante 21:19
2 Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: 3. Allegretto non troppo 6:49
3 Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20: 1. Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco 14:55
4 Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20: 2. Andante 7:44
5 Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20: 3. Scherzo: Allegro leggierissimo 4:34
6 Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20: 4. Presto 6:33
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25: 1. Molto allegro con fuoco 6:53
2 Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25: 2. Andante 5:27
3 Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25: 3. Presto 6:26
4 Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40: 1. Allegro appassionato 9:14
5 Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40: 2. Adagio 5:59
6 Piano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 40: 3. Finale: Presto scherzando 7:03
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 A Midsummer Night's Dream, overture, Op. 21 12:17
2 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Scherzo: Allegro vivace 5:08
3 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: L'istesso tempo 1:36
4 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Song with chorus "You spotted snakes" 3:58
5 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Intermezzo 2:11
6 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Notturno 6:27
7 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Wedding March 4:13
8 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Prologue 0:20
9 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Funeral March 1:10
10 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Dance of the Clowns 1:30
11 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Finale "Through this house give glimm'ring light" 4:34
CD 5
# Title Rating Length
1 Song Without Words for piano No. 19 in A flat major, Op. 53/1 3:15
2 Song Without Words for piano No. 34 in C major ('Spinnerlied'), Op. 67/4 2:00
3 Song Without Words for piano No. 20 in E flat major, Op. 53/2 2:40
4 Song Without Words for piano No. 21 in G minor, Op. 53/3 2:47
5 Song Without Words for piano No. 25 in G major, Op. 62/1 2:26
6 Song Without Words for piano No. 42 in B flat major, Op. 85/6 2:13
7 Song Without Words for piano No. 6 in G minor ('Venetianisches Gondellied'), Op. 19b/6 2:44
8 Song Without Words for piano No. 9 in E major, Op. 30/3 2:00
9 Song Without Words for piano No. 10 in B minor, Op. 30/4 3:00
10 Song Without Words for piano No. 11 in D major, Op. 30/5 2:40
11 Song Without Words for piano No. 12 in F sharp minor ('Venetianisches Gondellied'), Op. 30/6 3:02
12 Song Without Words for piano No. 47 in A major ('Kinderstück'), Op. 102/5 1:33
13 Song Without Words for piano No. 1 in E major, Op. 19b/1 3:10
14 Song Without Words for piano No. 2 in A minor, Op. 19b/2 2:44
15 Song Without Words for piano No. 4 in A major, Op. 19b/4 1:56
16 Song Without Words for piano No. 5 in F sharp minor, Op. 19b/5 3:46
17 Song Without Words for piano No. 13 in E flat major, Op. 38/1 2:31
18 Song Without Words for piano No. 14 in C minor, Op. 38/2 1:54
19 Song Without Words for piano No. 18 in A flat major ('Duetto'), Op. 38/6 2:43
20 Song Without Words for piano No. 36 in E major, Op. 67/6 2:37
21 Song Without Words for piano No. 30 in A major ('Frühlingslied'), Op. 62/6 2:50
22 Song Without Words for piano No. 45 in C major ('Kinderstück'), Op. 102/3 1:39

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
John Pellowe (audio engineer) (1989-12-04 – 1989-12-05) (tracks 5–8)
John Pellowe (audio engineer) (1991-05-27) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1833) (tracks 5–8)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1841 – 1842) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Herbert Blomstedt (1989-12-04 – 1989-12-05) (tracks 5–8)
Herbert Blomstedt (1991-05-27) (tracks 1–4)
editor:
Ian Watson (Editor) (tracks 1–8)
orchestra:
San Francisco Symphony (1989-12-04 – 1989-12-05) (tracks 5–8)
San Francisco Symphony (1991-05-27) (tracks 1–4)
producer:
Andrew Cornall (engineer / producer) (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, California, United States (1989-12-04 – 1989-12-05) (tracks 5–8)
arrangements:
Saltarello - Presto from Symphony no. 4 "Italian" (for 16 player pianos, Lehrman) (track 8)
has revision:
part of:
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

violin:
Pinchas Zukerman (violinist) (1983-11) (tracks 1–2)
composer:
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1825) (tracks 3–6)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1838 – 1844-09-16) (tracks 1, 1–2)
conductor:
Pinchas Zukerman (violinist) (1983-11) (tracks 1–6)
orchestra:
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (1983-11) (tracks 1–6)
revised by:
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1845) (tracks 1, 1–2)
arrangements:
Finale from the Violin Concerto (for horn and band, Hopkinson) (track 2)
Octet in E-flat major, op. 20: II. Andante (for piano duet) (track 4)
Octet in E-flat major, op. 20: IV. Presto (for piano duet) (track 6)
orchestrations:
Octet in E-flat major, op. 20: Scherzo (orchestral version) (track 5)
part of:
Violinkonzert in e-Moll, op. 64 (movement) (tracks 1, 1–2)
recording of:

CD 3

piano:
András Schiff (pianist) (1982-12) (tracks 1–6)
balance engineer:
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (tracks 1–6)
composer:
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (tracks 1–3)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1837) (tracks 4–6)
conductor:
Charles Dutoit (conductor) (1982-12) (tracks 1–6)
orchestra:
producer:
Michael Haas (classical music producer) (tracks 1–6)
recorded at:
Herkulessaal in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1982-12) (tracks 1–6)
part of:
Piano Concerto no. 2 in D minor, op. 40 (movement) (tracks 4–6)
recording of:

CD 4

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:

CD 5

piano:
András Schiff (pianist) (1986-09) (tracks 1–22)
composer:
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1829 – 1830) (tracks 7, 13–16)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1833 – 1834) (tracks 8–11)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1834 – 1845) (track 6)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1836 – 1837) (tracks 17–19)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1839 – 1841) (tracks 1, 3–4)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1842 – 1844) (tracks 5, 21)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1842 – 1845) (tracks 12, 22)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1843 – 1845) (tracks 2, 20)
producer:
Christopher Raeburn (tracks 1–2, 5–7, 9, 11–14, 19–21)
recorded at:
Wiener Konzerthaus in Wien, Austria (1986-09) (tracks 1–22)
part of:
arrangements:
Lied ohne Worte A-Dur, op. 62 Nr. 6 (for violin and piano, Hermann) (track 21)
Lied ohne Worte A-Dur, op. 62 Nr. 6 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 21)
Lied ohne Worte C-Dur, op. 67 Nr. 4 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Lied ohne Worte E-Dur, op. 19b Nr. 1 (for violin and piano, Hermann) (track 13)
Song Without Words "May Breezes" (for violin and piano, arr. Kreisler) (track 5)
Spinning Song (for percussion and brass band, Snell) (track 2)
Sweet Remembrance (arr. Heifetz for violin and piano) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Nautical Twilight (track 11)
orchestrations:
Chanson du printemps (orchestrated by Guiraud) (track 21)
La Fileuse (orchestrated by Guiraud) (track 2)
part of:
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 102 (tracks 12, 22)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 53 (tracks 1, 3–4)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 19b (tracks 7, 13–16)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 30 (tracks 8–11)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 38 (tracks 17–19)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 62 (for piano) (tracks 5, 21)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 67 (tracks 2, 20)
recording of: