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Felix Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Nationality: German
Born: February 3, 1809, Hamburg Died: November 4, 1847, Leipzig (age 38)

Violin Sonata in F major, MWV Q26

(for violin and piano)
12:00 I. Allegro vivace
8:29 II. Adagio
5:44 III. Assai vivace
Duration: 27 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1838-1839 (age 28-30)
Published: 1953
Note: Incomplete revision at the time of Mendelssohn's death. Revived and published in 1953 by Yehudi Menuhin
3 recordings, 9 videos
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12:39
Madeline Adkins, Luis Magalhães
I. Allegro vivace
8:36
Madeline Adkins, Luis Magalhães
II. Adagio
6:12
Madeline Adkins, Luis Magalhães
III. Assai vivace
11:54
Shlomo Mintz, Paul Ostrovsky
I. Allegro vivace
9:37
Shlomo Mintz, Paul Ostrovsky
II. Adagio
5:21
Shlomo Mintz, Paul Ostrovsky
III. Assai vivace
11:26
Anne-Sophie Mutter, André Previn
I. Allegro vivace
7:14
Anne-Sophie Mutter, André Previn
II. Adagio
5:23
Anne-Sophie Mutter, André Previn
III. Assai vivace

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