Felix Mendelssohn


Op. 70 • “Elias”

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The immediate success of Elijah (1846) may in some way be regarded as inevitable, given the confluence of elements central to Mendelssohn's being as a composer: his cultish following in Victorian England, his lyric and dramatic gifts, his devotion to the genius of Bach and to his own ideals of religious music. The Moza... read more