String Symphony No.11 in F minor, MWV N 11 (Mendelssohn, Felix)



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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1823.
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mendelssohn Bartholdy, F. 6 (4)
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Editor Hellmuth Christian Wolff (1906-1988)
First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipziger Ausgabe der Werke, Serie I, Bd.3
Leipzig: Deutscher Verlag für Musik, 1967. Plate DVfM 1771.
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General Information

Work Title String Symphony No.11 in F major
Alternative. Title Sinfonia XI
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. MWV N 11
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 174
Key F minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Adagio (F major); Allegro molto (F minor, 445 bars total)
  2. Scherzo 'Commodo Schweizerlied' (D minor, 176 bars)
  3. Adagio (E-flat major, 135 bars)
  4. Menuetto; Trio. Allegro moderato (F minor, 132 bars total)
  5. Allegro molto (F minor, 508 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1823 (June 14 to July 23)
First Publication. 1959
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35-40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation timpani, triangle, cymbals (2nd mvt only), strings
Primary Sources Holograph score, 1823. D-B, Mendelssohn Bartholdy, F.6 (4)
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