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MENDELSSOHN, Felix: Symphony No. 2, "Lobgesang" (Ziesak, Erdmann, Elsner, Leipzig MDR Radio Symphony and Chorus, Markl)

Composed to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Gutenberg’s invention of the printing press and taking Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as his model, Felix Mendelssohn’s immense Symphony No. 2, sub-titled ‘Hymn of Praise’, enjoyed great success following its 1840 première in Leipzig. Using texts from the Lutheran Bible, he created a stirring symphonic cantata in which the whole world unites in a triumphant song to the Heavenly Father. Jun Märkl, whose Naxos recordings have gained high praise, leads an outstanding line-up of artists in this thrilling performance.


Mendelssohn, Felix
Bible, lyricist(s)

  Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 52, "Lobgesang" (Hymn of Praise)
1.   I. Sinfonia: Maestoso con moto - Allegro - Maestoso con moto come I 00:12:24
2.   I. Allegretto un poco agitato - 00:06:36
3.   I. Adagio religioso 00:08:00
4.   II. Alles was Odem hat (Chorus) - 00:04:38
5.   II. Lobe den Herrn meine Seele (Soprano, Chorus) 00:02:28
6.   III. Recitative: Saget es, die ihr erlost seid - Er zahlet unsre Tranen (Tenor) 00:03:14
7.   IV. Sagt es, die ihr erloset seid (Chorus) 00:02:12
8.   V. Ich harrete des Herrn (2 Sopranos, Chorus) 00:05:21
9.   VI. Stricke des Todes hatten uns umfangen (Tenor) - Wir riefen in der Finsternis (Tenor) - Die Nacht ist vergangen (Soprano) 00:04:24
10.   VII. Die Nacht ist vergangen (Chorus) 00:04:26
11.   VIII. Chorale: Nun danket alle Gott (Chorus) 00:04:09
12.   IX. Drum sing' ich mit meinem Liede (Soprano, Tenor) 00:04:45
13.   X. Ihr Volker! bringet her dem Herrn (Chorus) 00:06:03

Total Playing Time: 01:08:40






Composer(s):
Mendelssohn, Felix

Lyricist(s):
Bible

Conductor(s):
Markl, Jun

Orchestra(s):
Leipzig MDR Symphony Orchestra

Choir(s):
Leipzig MDR Radio Choir

Artist(s):
Elsner, Christian; Erdmann, Mojca; Ziesak, Ruth

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.572294

Barcode: 747313229475

Physical Release: 12/2010

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