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Mendelssohn

1. Felix , 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. his grandfather, Moses . 1729--86, German Jewish philosopher. His best-known work is Jerusalem (1783), in which he defends Judaism and appeals for religious toleration
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Mendelssohn and Schumann, the child prodigy and the inflamed Romantic idealist, meet Helmut Krausser, their 21st-century successor whose idiom is dipped into the expressive features of the Romantic ideal," organisers said.
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Taking a look at this weekend's Kentucky, in which Mendelssohn bids to become the first overseas-trained winner, McCarron has sided with Justify, 9-2.A son of Scat Daddy, he is trained by Bob Baffert - a four-time Derby specialist - and is unbeaten in three, including the Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby on his last appearance.
Mendelssohn, trained by Irishman Aidan O'Brien, has won three consecutive races. In March, the son of four-stakes winner Scat Daddy won the UAE Derby by over 18 lengths.
The $2 million UAE Derby Sponsored by Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, the fourth race of the Dubai World Cup was quite literally reduced to a one-horse contest, with Mendelssohn flying to a scintillating victory.
Bach did indeed later use the hymn tune in his cantatas, and to British ears, which rarely hear the original hymn, these may be the immediate connections made, but it was to Luther that Mendelssohn was making reference in the symphony.
Larry Todd connects Hector Berlioz's criticism of Felix Mendelssohn, that he was "a little too fond of the dead," to Mendelssohn's abiding passion for the music and compositional practices of J.
Both Mendelssohn (1809-47) and Smetana (1824-84) are ranked among the 19th century's more significant European composers.
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