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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Musikkollegium Winterthur / Douglas Boyd

Symphony No. 2 'Lobgesang'

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  • Type SACD hybride
  • Label Mdg
  • UPC 0760623185767
  • Catalog number MDG 9011857
  • Release date 26 September 14

About the album

 
Mendelssohn must have held his symphony-cantata Lobgesang in particularly high regard. It was printed as his second symphony, following the publication of his first symphony, but at a time when his Italian Symphony and Reformation Symphony had already been composed. Shortly after its publication the work was performed to great acclaim in Winterthur – which means that this new recording by the Musikkollegium Winterthur stands in the best tradition. Led by its principal conductor Douglas Boyd, the Winterthur symphonic cycle on MDG reaches its magnificent culmination.


The Musikkollegium is joined by a top trio formed by the soloists Lisa Larsson, Malin Hartelius, and Jörg Dürmüller. Just listen to the captivating soprano duet “Hüter, ist die Nacht bald hin?” After what feels like infinity, Lisa Larsson’s angelic soprano answers with “Die Nacht ist vergangen!” 

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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 1 Sinfonia
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 1 Sinfonia
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 1 Sinfonia
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 2 [Chor]
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 2 [Chor]
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 3 Recitativo – Allegro moderato
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 3 Recitativo – Allegro moderato
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 4 Chor
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 5 [Duett mit Chor]
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 6 [Arie Tenor]
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 6 [Arie Tenor]
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 7 [Chor]
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 8 Choral
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 9 [Duett]
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     
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    Lobgesang. op. 52 MWV A 18 Nr. 10. Schlusschor
    Composer: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
     

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