Goethe & Mendelssohn

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Goethe and Mendelssohn (Classic Reprint) [Karl Mendelssohn-Bartholdy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The following pages were written in the midst of the great events of the year It is strange to see that even at so absorbing a time the higher life of the nation was especially directed to artistic productions.

t Atthe meeting of the Historical Science Society. After exploring how a notoriously pagan celebration came to be named after the Christian missionary St.

Walpurgis (ca. ), John Michael Cooper discusses the Night's treatments in several closely interwoven works by Goethe and Mendelssohn. His book situates those works in their immediate personal and professional contexts, as well as among Cited by: 4.

Goethe Und Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being cu Author: Karl Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.

About this Item: Bertuch Verlag GmbH, Germany, Pamphlet. Condition: New. Language: German. Brand new Book. Die glückliche Bekanntschaft des alten Goethe mit dem jungen Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy war für beide eine äußerst beeindruckende und nachhaltige Begegnung.

'Mendelssohn, Goethe, and the Walpurgis Night' addresses tolerance and acceptance in the face of cultural, political, and religious strife.

Its point of departure is the Walpurgis Night. The Night, also known as Beltane or May Eve, was supposedly an annual witches' Sabbath that centered around the Brocken, the highest peak of the Harz by: 4. The book closes with a discussion of the critical receptions of Goethe, Mendelssohn, and their Walpurgis Night essays (chapter 6) and the issues involved in the performative reception of Mendelssohn¿s cantata in the nineteenth century and today (chapter 7).

As a footnote, I should add that the potency of the political and social connotations. Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy met Goethe for the first time when Goethe & Mendelssohn book was 12 years old. Between the then old man and the young musician there sprung up a sincere and Goethe & Mendelssohn book friendship.

Felix visited his illustrious friend for several weeks at a time, and hour by hour he played to him while the old man listened enraptured to his music. Goethe loved Bach’s Well-Tempered Klavier Preludes and Fugues, so he asked the year-old boy to play some of them for him. This was accomplished, as Zelter put it, “with perfect certainty.” To test the boy further, Goethe then requested a minuet.

Mendelssohn replied with. Mendelssohn was invited to meet Goethe on several later occasions, and set a number of Goethe's poems to music. His other compositions inspired by Goethe include the overture Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage (Op. 27, ), and the cantata Die erste Walpurgisnacht (The First Walpurgis Night.

Mendelssohn was invited to meet Goethe on several later occasions, and set a number of Goethe's poems to music, such as the overture Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage (Op.

27, ). Strikingly different is the more overtly Romantic Die erste Walpurgisnacht (The First Walpurgis Night), a setting for chorus and orchestra of a ballad by Goethe. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Karl, Goethe and Mendelssohn. London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Karl Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; M E von Glehn.

According to Goethe, Mendelssohn bore “the same relation to the little Mozart that the perfect speech of a grown man does to the prattle of a child.” Even if Goethe got a bit carried away, his. Goethe und Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. Responsibility: translated, with additions from the German of Karl Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, by M.E.

von Glehn ; with portraits and facsimile, and letters by Mendelssohn of later date. Felix Mendelssohn was born on 3 Februaryin Hamburg, at the time an independent city-state, in the same house where, a year later, the dedicatee and first performer of his Violin Concerto, Ferdinand David, would be born.

Mendelssohn's father, the banker Abraham Mendelssohn, was the son of the German Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, whose family was prominent in the German Jewish. Mendelssohn, Goethe, and the Walpurgis Night addresses tolerance and acceptance in the face of cultural, political, and religious strife.

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Its point of departure is the Walpurgis Night. The Night, also known as Beltane or May Eve, was supposedly an annual witches' Sabbath that centered around the Brocken, the highest peak of the Harz Mountains. Walpurgisnacht sets a text by that greatest of German Romantic authors, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Mendelssohn met Goethe on three occasions; after their last meeting inhe began setting Goethe’s ballad that tells of an 8th-century pagan ritual celebrated in the face of Christian oppression.

Since about there has been a veritable renaissance in scholarship and performances concerning the works of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Fanny Hensel. The essays in this book, presenting the findings of three generations of members of the international community of Mendelssohn/Hensel scholars, constitute a compendium of cutting-edge research relating to these two important.

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Book Description: Mendelssohn, Goethe, and the Walpurgis Night addresses tolerance and acceptance in the face of cultural, political, and religious strife. Its point of departure is the Walpurgis Night. The Night, also known as Beltane or May Eve, was supposedly an annual.

The seven chapters therefore move from the "general, historical, religious, and biographical contexts for the creation of Goethe's and Mendelssohn's treatment of the Walpurgis-night" (p. xiv) to tracing the genesis and interpretation of these highly influential works; the book closes with a brief reception history and some thoughts on.

Mendelssohn’s descriptions of the old Goethe, his humorous reports of a performance of Hamlet in the England of and of the coronation of the Hungarian king in Pressburg, and the vivid criticisms of the Papal Choir in Rome are invaluable contributions to social history.

The Suleika figure we find in Felix Mendelssohn’s settings is far less Oriental and feminine than the one found in his sisters reading.

Some scholars have suggested that chromaticism is traditionally linked with Orientalism. “It is supposed to embody cultural Goethe: “The Book of Suleika” II. He was very early musically gifted.

Mendelssohn performed in public at the age of 9 and composed already from the age of As a pupil of Friedrich Zelter, who was a friend of Goethe, Mendelssohn composed at the age of 17 his first masterpiece: the Overture to the Midsummer Night's Dream.

Zelter, Rochlitz, nach ihnen Goethe und Mendelssohn fanden sich mit geheimer Gewalt about Bach published was not only a ‚warning cry’ = ‚wake-up call’ but also a political manifesto.

Zelter, Rochlitz, and after them, Goethe and Mendelssohn were drawn to it by an almost uncanny power.”].

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“Mendelssohn is the son of a Jew,” Zelter assured Goethe.

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But do not worry, “he is no Jew.” The renewed interest in Mendelssohn’s Jewishness is part of a relatively recent resurgence in. This book explores the conceptions of time, memory and history found in his instrumental compositions, presenting an intriguing new perspective on his ever-popular music.

Focusing on Mendelssohn's innovative development of cyclic form, Taylor investigates how the composer was influenced by the aesthetic and philosophical movements of the period. Reconstruction by Oppenheim in of meeting of Felix Mendelssohn and Goethe in Captions. Summary. Description: English: Mendelssohn plays to Goethe, painting by Moritz Oppenheim, Date: Source: Jüdisches Museum, Frankfurt.

An extraordinary prodigy of Mozartean abilities, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy was a distinguished composer and conductor, a legendary pianist and organist, and an accomplished painter and classicist.

Lionized in his lifetime, he is best remembered today for several staples of the concert hall and for such popular music as "The Wedding March" and "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing."Now, in the.

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In April he failed to acknowledge Schubert's gift of 16 settings of his own poems which included such masterpieces as 'Gretchen am Spinnrade', 'Meeresstille', 'Der Fischer' and 'Erlkönig'.