String Symphony No.9 in C major, MWV N 9 (Mendelssohn, Felix)




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Performer Pages Jean-François Paillard (director)
Publisher Info. Erato, 1959.
Performers Orchestre de chambre Jean-François Paillard
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1823.
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mendelssohn Bartholdy, F. 6 (3)
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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 1769.
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General Information

Work Title String Symphony No.9 in C major
Alternative. Title Sinfonia IX
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. MWV N 9
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 172
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Grave (C minor); Allegro (C major, 425 bars total)
  2. Andante (E major, 169 bars)
  3. Scherzo – Trio più lento (C major, 124 bars total)
  4. Allegro vivace (C minor, 364 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1823 (March 12)
First Publication. 1967
Average DurationAvg. Duration 28-30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation strings
Primary Sources Holograph score, 1823. D-B, Mendelssohn Bartholdy, F.6 (3)
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