Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream; Die erste Walpurgisnacht

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COMPOSERS: Mendelssohn
LABELS: Apex
WORKS: Midsummer Night’s Dream; Die erste Walpurgisnacht
PERFORMER: Soloists; Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 67870-5

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Mendelssohn’s highly potent brand of magic here in rhythmically robust live recordings of eight numbers from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and a formidable team of soloists for the spooky Walpurgisnacht. No song texts, alas. Hilary Finch