Symphony in D minor MWV N 15 (Reformation Symphony)

Thomas Schmidt (Editor), Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

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Abstract

This is the first truly source-critical edition of a major work by a major nineteenth-century composer, drawing on a number of original sources hitherto either unknown or unexplored, together with a plethora of contextual material explicating the history of the work's genesis leading to a fuller understanding of its historical meaning. Includes a 12,000-word introduction, a 33,000-word critical apparatus, and (for the first time) a full transcription of all sketches and drafts of the work.
Series 1, Volume 7 of the Leipzig Edition of the Works of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Complete works edited by Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWiesbaden and Leipzig
PublisherBreitkopf & Härtel
Number of pages252
ISBN (Print)9790004803516
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

NameLeipziger Ausgabe der Werke Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdys
PublisherBreitkopf & Härtel
VolumeI/7

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    Schmidt, T. (Ed.), & Bartholdy, F. M. (2017). Symphony in D minor MWV N 15 (Reformation Symphony). (Leipziger Ausgabe der Werke Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdys; Vol. I/7). Wiesbaden and Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel.