Die erste Walpurgisnacht

Felix Mendelssohn

Die erste Walpurgisnacht

Op. 60

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Mendelssohn's relationship with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was both complex and problematical. An approximate contemporary of Mozart, Goethe revered that composer's work to the extent he understood it but found no favor in the Romantic thrashings of Beethoven, for example, even though he himself was a linchpin in the e... read more