9 thoughts on “ Presto - Mendelssohn*, The London Festival Orchestra, Ross Pople - Twelve String Symphonies (CD, Album) ”

  1. Mendelssohn: String Symphonies Nos. Festival Strings Lucerne, Achim Fiedler Mendelssohn's thirteen string symphonies, written between the ages of 12 and 24 as composition exercises, are not often performed; but as this set from the Lucerne Festival Strings under Achim.
  2. Ross Pople and the London Festival Orchestra recorded Mendelssohn's string symphonies, which were originally issued in , the early peak of the digital sound recording explosion, the time when even the most obscure repertoire was being recorded and re-recorded. And although not actually obscure, there had rarely been complete recordings of the string symphonies before and never 8/
  3. Performers London Festival Orchestra (Orchestra / Ensemble) Ross Pople (Conductor) Composers Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy * 3/2/, Hamburg, Germany † 4/11/, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany. Date of recording 5 December - 9 July
  4. Mendelssohn: Twelve String Symphonies / Ross Pople, Et Al Release Date: 11/09/ Label: Hyperion Catalog #: /3 Spars Code: DDD Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Conductor: Ross Pople Orchestra/Ensemble: London Festival Orchestra Number of Discs: 3 .
  5. Mendelssohn's thirteen string symphonies, written between the ages of 12 and 24 as composition exercises, are not often performed; but as this set from the Lucerne Festival Strings under Achim — David Smith, Presto Classical, December More.
  6. A recording of Felix Mendelssohn's early String Symphonies for Hyperion proved a solid hit and helped re-establish the London Festival Orchestra as a force in recording once again. In , Pople and his wife, London Festival Orchestra administrator Anne Storrs, purchased and rehabilitated an old factory building in London's South Bank in.
  7. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Felix Mendelssohn Twelve String Symphonies by London Festival Orchestra - 3 CDs at the .
  8. Of the twelve I myself would deem no. 8 in D Major perhaps the finest, though all the pieces nos. 6 through 12 are startlingly fine. The orchestra on this recording is splendid too, as is the fine direction of Ross Pople, and the sound quality is excellent. All in all, I would award this a Rosette, unhesitatingly!/5(5).
  9. However, the 8 min of the one movement that remains is sufficiently tuneful and well worked that it is interesting even on its own. These light student works are played by the London Festival Orchestra under the baton of the New Zealand-born British conductor Ross Pople. Mendelssohn: String /5(5).

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