A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture

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Felix Mendelssohn

A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture in E major

Op. 21

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Inspired by William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream, Felix Mendelssohn completed his famous eponymous Overture in 1826. The stunning accomplishment the Overture represents testifiies not only to the creative maturity of the seventeen-year-old composer, but also to Mendelssohn's music as the embodiment of... read more