Mendelssohn


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 (mĕn′dl-sən, -zōn′), Felix Full name Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. 1809-1847.
German conductor, pianist, and composer of works characterized by emotional restraint and classical form, including the Italian (1833) and Scottish (1842) symphonies.

Mendelssohn

, Moses 1729-1786.
German philosopher noted for his writings on the inborn ability of humans to recognize beauty, truth, and goodness. His influence and works aided the assimilation of Jews into German society.

Mendelssohn

(ˈmɛndəlsən; German ˈmɛndəlzoːn)
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1. (Biography) Felix (ˈfeːlɪks), full name Jacob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. 1809–47, German romantic composer. His works include the overtures A Midsummer Night's Dream (1826) and Fingal's Cave (1832), five symphonies, the oratorio Elijah (1846), piano pieces, and songs. He was instrumental in the revival of the music of J. S. Bach in the 19th century
2. (Biography) his grandfather, Moses (ˈmoːzəs). 1729–86, German Jewish philosopher. His best-known work is Jerusalem (1783), in which he defends Judaism and appeals for religious toleration

Men•dels•sohn

(ˈmɛn dl sən)

n.
1. Felix (Jacob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy), 1809–47, German composer.
2. his grandfather, Moses, 1729–86, German philosopher.
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The ring was on her hand, the Bishop's benediction had been given, the bridesmaids were a-poise to resume their place in the procession, and the organ was showing preliminary symptoms of breaking out into the Mendelssohn March, without which no newly-wedded couple had ever emerged upon New York.
And now he and his wife were pacing slowly down the nave, carried forward on the light Mendelssohn ripples, the spring day beckoning to them through widely opened doors, and Mrs.
Returning from one of Mozart's grand operas, splendidly performed at the Royal Theatre, he looked over his own, played a few of the best parts, sat staring at the busts of Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and bach, who stared benignly back again.
She trifled away half an hour at the piano; and played, in that time, selections from the Songs of Mendelssohn, the Mazurkas of Chopin, the Operas of Verdi, and the Sonatas of Mozart -- all of whom had combined together on this occasion and produced one immortal work, entitled "Frank.
I don't like the Brahms, though, nor the Mendelssohn that came first--and ugh
30 Dundalk 1m Listed ATR VVCARD, page 63 MENDELSSOHN, who landed the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar in November, heads a team of three Aidan O'Brien-trained colts in tonight's Dundalk feature, which is part of the European Road to the Kentucky Derby series.
It was actually the second symphony by Mendelssohn, but published after his death.
The concerts will consist of a symphonic poem entitled Khirokitia by Cypriot composer Giorgos Karvellos, a Concerto for piano, violin and strings in D minor, MWV O4 by German composer, pianist and conductor Felix Mendelssohn and Symphony no.
Arguably, Mendelssohn was not migrating, but merely moving just over 100 kilometers within Germany, from Dessau, the capital of Anhalt-Dessau, to Prussia's largest city.
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy es un caso excepcional en la historia de la musica, y en la historia de la vida.
Mendelssohn, the Organ, and the Music of the Past: Constructing Historical Legacies.
Both Mendelssohn (1809-47) and Smetana (1824-84) are ranked among the 19th century's more significant European composers.