A Midsummer Night's Dream, overture, Op.21 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 2
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1874. Plate M.B. 7.
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Misc. Notes #382036 This score includes measure numbers. Part of the research project
Romantic Overtures, 1820-1850
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Arranger Julius Weiss (1814-1898)
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Dance of the Clowns (Rupeltanz)

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General Information

Work Title Overture to a Midsummer Night's Dream
Alternative. Title Ein Sommernachstraum after Shakespeare
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.21
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1826 (August 6)
First Performance. 1827-02-20 in Stettin
First Publication. 1832
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons,
2 horns, 2 trumpets, ophicleide, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article (both overture and incidental music)

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Concert Overtures by Felix Mendelssohn