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The Italian symphony August 22, 2007

Posted by Jeff in Classical, Music.
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Sir Georg Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony in the first movement of the Third Symphony (the “Italian”) by Felix Mendelssohn:


From 1950, Sergiu Celibidache conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in the entire work:

To the extent that this non-blog is about anything, it’s about explaining the things in life that I love. So I confess to some degree of exasperation that I cannot explain why Mendelssohn is one of my favorite composers.

You’ll just have to accept that that I do.

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