Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1809-02-03
Death 1847-11-04
DE
Latin, Italian, German, French, Greek, Ancient (to 1453), English, Yiddish

Biographical notes:

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), Anh. B.

From the description of Beethoven's pianoforte sonata in A♭. Op. 26 (no. 12) / arranged in score ... entirely in autograph of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. [1834] (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 421364937

Nos. 1 and 2 composed 1847, part of an unfinished string quartet. No. 3 composed 1843, and no. 4 composed 1827. All originally for string quartet. This transcription 1965.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Suite for strings / F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ; transcribed by Norman Black. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50547710

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), M 9.

From the description of Musik zu "Kurfürst Johann Wilhelm im Theater" / Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. 1834. (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 421364917

Felix Mendelssohn was a German composer, pianist, and conductor.

From the description of Felix Mendelssohn letter to Mrs. [Anne] Taylor, 1833. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38452813

Epithet: composer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001027.0x000154

Mendelssohn, German composer, pianist and orchestral conductor.

From the description of [Letter] 1838 Juli 10, Berlin [to Heinrich Schlessinger], Kiev / Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 289534924

Grattan Cooke (Henry Angelo Michael Cooke, 1809-1889) was a leading English oboist of his day, reported to have been much liked by Mendelssohn; see e.g. his obituary notice in The musical times and singing class circular, v. 54 (1889), p. 602.

From the description of Letter : Leipzig, to Grattan Cooke, London, 1842 6 Mar. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 216884730

Composer.

From the description of Felix Mendelssohn autograph letter to Karl Klingemann, 1838 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 605998715

From the description of Letter to W. von Zuccalmaglio by Mendelssohn : with three lines notes written to [Frl. Wieck] and signed by R. Schumann, 1839 Dec. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 656563639

From the description of Felix Mendelssohn autograph letter to Karl Klingemann, 1829 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 668986082

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy was a German composer.

From the description of Letter : [Dusseldorf], to [Eduard or Julius] Reitz, [1833 or 1834]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122532453

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter E. Babiy (B.A. '54, M.B.A. '55), Mr. and Mrs. Melvin (Elizabeth Babiy) Bennett ('49), and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph R. (Edith Babiy) Kingsley in memory of their parents, Dr. Peter and Edith Babiy, former Curator of the Cornell Entomology Collection.

From the description of Felix Mendelssohn items, 1836-1851. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64742740

German composer.

From the description of "Aria" : autograph manuscript, 1825 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566986

From the description of Etude [manuscript]. 4 Jan. 1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567086

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 23 January 1832, to Aloys Fuchs in Vienna, 1832 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582211

From the description of Sechs Gesaenge / mit Begleitung des Pianoforte / componirt / von / Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. / op. 19 [manuscript]. [1834?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567097

From the description of "Aus der Fremde / ein Liederspiel / gedichtet von / C. Klingemann / componirt von / Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy / zur Feyer des 26 December 1829. / Clavierauszug" : autograph manuscript, 1829 Dec. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567030

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 2 December 1845, to an unidentified recipient, 1845 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582292

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 7 April 1844, to [Friedrich Wilhelm] Jähns, 1844 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582217

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 10 July 1838, to Herr Bauernfeld in Vienna, 1838 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582181

From the description of Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt / eine Ouvertüre / für / ganzes Orchester [manuscript]. [1828?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567073

From the description of Chor der Wäscherinnen (aus Victor Hugo's Ruy Blas). [1839?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567089

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 27 August 1831, to W[ilhelm] Taubert, 1831 Aug. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582266

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Soden, 23 August 1844, to an unidentified recipient, 1844 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582287

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 4 April 1842, to an unidentified Hofrath, 1842 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582281

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Rome, 14 February 1831, to H[einrich] Baermann in Munich, 1831 Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582175

From the description of Venetianisches Gondellied ; [Frühlingslied]. 1842 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567067

From the description of "A Song" : autograph manuscript, 1829 Sept. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567052

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 13 January 1839, to an unidentified recipient, 1839 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582279

From the description of Autograph letters signed (20), dated : London, Vienna (and Kloster Lilienfeld), Milan, Lucerne, Paris, [Berlin], Düsseldorf, Leipzig, and Frankfurt, 1829-1846, to Eduard Devrient, 1829-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582193

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 13 January 1837, to N[icolas] Mori at Mori & Lavenu in London, 1837 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582231

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 13 September 1839, to Julius Stern in Berlin, 1839 Sept. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582264

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 23 April 1841, to Julius Rietz in Düsseldorf, 1841 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582244

From the description of Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde. Vocal score. [1829 Dec. 26?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567034

From the description of "Elias. / No 8 Rect: / Alt Solo / der Engel" : copyist's manuscript, 1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567006

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 3 January 1841, to [Eduard Otto], 1841 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582240

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 17 December 1843, to [Maria Hawes in London], 1843 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582214

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 27 November 1846, to G[eorg] D[ietrich] Otten in Hamburg, 1846 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582237

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 24 September 1846, to J. Benacci-Peschier in Lyon, 1846 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582188

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Düsseldorf, 31 December 1834, to Mme [i.e. Mlle C.?] Kiené, 1834 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582221

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Berlin, 20 February 1844, and Baden-Baden, 31 May 1847, to N. Simrock in Bonn, 1844 Feb. 20 and 1847 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582255

From the description of Gruss [manuscript]. [1845?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567107

From the description of [Composition for piano] : autograph manuscript, 1831 Nov. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566998

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Frankfurt, 18 April 1845, to J. Bayard Taylor, 1845 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582272

From the description of [Erster Verlust] [manuscript]. [1841?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567015

From the description of Sechs / Lieder ohne Worte / (zweites Heft) / componirt / und Fräulein Elise von Woringen zugeeignet / von / Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. / Op. 30 [manuscript]. [1835?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567059

From the description of Maiglöckchen und die Blümelein [manuscript]. [1844 Jan. 23?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567116

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 22 March 1820 [i.e. 1821], to [Dr. Gustav Adolph Stenzel], 1821 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582276

From the description of Concerto / F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy [manuscript]. [between 1842 and 1844] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567002

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Florence, 26 June 1831, and Leipzig, 1 March 1839, to Sir George Smart in London, 1831 June 26 and 1839 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582258

From the description of Duet [manuscript]. den 22sten Dec. 1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567110

From the description of Die Hebriden. / Ouvertüre [manuscript]. 16 Dec. 1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567023

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 31 January 1839, to Herr J[osua] Schloss in Cologne, 1839 Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582251

From the description of Des Hirten Winterlied [manuscript]." : autograph manuscript, 1840 Nov. 18. [1840 Nov. 18] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567037

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 25 June 1841, to Julius Rietz in Düsseldorf, 1841 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582248

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 21 July 1840, to Wm. Chappell in London, 1840 July 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582190

From the description of Sinfonia / e moll [manuscript]. 24 Dcbr 1821. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567104

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 13 November 1843, to an unidentified recipient, 1843 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582284

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 18 November 1840, to Mrs. [Ignaz] Moscheles in London, 1840 Nov. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582235

From the description of [Canon, 2 violas] : autograph manuscript, 1831 June 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566990

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 12 April 1846, to [Joseph Fischhof in Vienna], 1846 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582208

From the description of [4 early piano works] [manuscript]. [1827?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566994

From the description of Die Liebende schreibt ; [Reiselied] [manuscript]. 10 Aug. 1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567044

From the description of [Andante, violin, violoncello.] : autograph manuscript, 1838 Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270942422

From the description of Ouverture Meeresstille. F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy [manuscript]. [1828?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567075

From the description of Aus der Fremde. / Ein Liederspiel von C. Klingemann. [manuscript]. 19 Dec. 1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567027

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Leipzig], 8 February 1839, to [Carl Friedrich] Kistner, 1839 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582225

From the description of Autograph letters signed (5), dated : Leipzig, Bad Soden (bei Frankfurt), and Berlin, 6 January 1843-16 August 1844, to Fr[iedrich] Kistner in Leipzig, 1843 Jan. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582228

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 16 April 1847, to an unidentified recipient, 1847 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582295

From the description of Lied [manuscript]. [1844?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567062

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Leipzig, 23 November 1842, to Benacci & Peschier in Lyon, 1842 Nov. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582185

From the description of [Die erste Walpurgisnacht. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1845 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567009

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), Anh. B.

This copy served as the engraver's model for five of the six songs printed in the 1839 first edition, published by Friedrich Kistner in Leipzig as "Sechs Schottische National-Lieder."

From the description of Schottische National-Lieder / Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. 1838. (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 369132835

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), U 125.

This copy served as the engraver's model for the 1840 first edition (Paris: M. Schlesinger) as a contribution to "Méthode des méthodes de piano" by F.J. Fétis and J. Moschellès.

From the description of Etude in F minor / by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. 1839. (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 421365813

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), U 42.

First publication: A sonata by Mendelssohn, by R. Larry Todd (from The Piano Quarterly, 29, 1980, pp. 30-31).

From the description of Sonata / Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy]. 1823. (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 421364818



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Subjects:

  • Songs (Medium voice) with chamber orchestra--Scores
  • Ballads--19th century
  • String quintets (Violins (2), violas (2), violoncello), Arranged--Scores
  • Brass quintets (Trombones (3), trumpets (2)), Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Cantatas, Sacred--Vocal scores with piano
  • Chamber music
  • Instrumental music
  • Sextets (Violin, violas (2), violoncello, double bass, piano)
  • Canons, fugues, etc.
  • Concertos (Violin)--Scores
  • Symphonies (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged
  • Oratorios, Arranged--Parts
  • Songs with orchestra, Arranged--Parts
  • Piano quartets--Scores
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra--Scores
  • Band music, Arranged--Parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestra--Vocal scores with piano
  • Incidental music--Scores
  • Cantatas, Secular--Scores
  • Choruses, Sacred
  • Marches (Orchestra)--Parts
  • Oratorios (Música)--Fragmentos
  • Choruses, Sacred (Women's voices)
  • Band music, Arranged--Scores
  • Te Deum laudamus (Music)
  • Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with instrumental ensemble--Scores
  • Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Parts
  • Scherzos (Orchestra)--Scores and parts
  • String octets (Violins (4), violas (2), violoncellos (2))
  • Overtures (Piano), Arranged
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) and string orchestra--Scores
  • Cantatas--Piano scores
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Overtures--Scores
  • Songs (Medium voice) with piano
  • String quartets--Parts
  • Piano trios
  • Choruses (Men's voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Piano trios--Scores
  • Band music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Psalms (Music)--31st Psalm
  • Operas--Vocal scores with piano
  • Cantatas, Sacred--Scores
  • Concertos (Violin)--Excerpts
  • Oratorios
  • Harp and piano music
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Songs with piano
  • Piano music (4 hands), Arranged
  • Plucked instrument ensembles, Arranged--Manuscripts--Scores and parts
  • Incidental music
  • Incidental music--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Excerpts--Scores
  • Canons Violas (2)
  • Instrumental music--Scores
  • Cantatas--Excerpts
  • Sonatas (Violoncello and piano)--Scores and parts
  • Operas--Excerpts--Scores
  • Sacred songs (High voice) with piano
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Vocal scores
  • Violin and violoncello music
  • Incidental music--Vocal scores with piano
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with orchestra--Vocal scores
  • Harp music (Harps (2)), Arranged--Scores
  • Piano music--Scores
  • Overtures (Band), Arranged--Scores
  • Musical sketches
  • Band music--Scores and parts
  • Psalms (Music)
  • Vocal music
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Incidental music--Excerpts--Scores
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Vocal scores
  • Hymns--19th century
  • Tríos vocales
  • Sonatas (Violin and piano)--Parts
  • Psalms (Music)--42nd Psalm
  • Songs (High voice) with piano
  • Symphonies (String orchestra)--Scores
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts)
  • Symphonies (Band)--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Songs, Yiddish
  • Incidental music--Vocal scores
  • Choruses (Mixed voices)
  • Oratorios--Scores
  • Rondos (Piano)
  • Sacred songs (High voice) with orchestra--Scores
  • Canons, fugues, etc. (Organ)
  • Music--18th century--Manuscripts
  • Hymns
  • Operas--Librettos
  • String quintets (Violins (2), violas (2), violoncello)--Scores
  • Organ music
  • Incidental music--Excerpts, Arranged
  • Popular music--19th century--Scores
  • Piano music (Pianos (2)), Arranged--Scores
  • Songs without words (Instrumental music)
  • Harp music (Harps (2))--Parts
  • Trios (Piano, clarinet, viola), Arranged--Parts
  • Operas--Vocal scores
  • Sacred monologues with music (Orchestra)--Scores
  • Choruses, Sacred--Instrumental settings--Parts
  • Songs
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores
  • Música--Manuscritos
  • String octets (Violins (4), violas (2), violoncellos (2))--Scores
  • Overtures--Parts
  • Kyrie eleison (Music)
  • Vocal duets with piano
  • Psalms (Music)--95th Psalm
  • Piano music
  • Woodwind quintets (Bassoon, clarinet, flute, horn, oboe), Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Composers--Correspondence
  • Canons, fugues, etc. (Piano)
  • Trios (Piano, basset horn, clarinet)--Scores
  • Orchestral music--Scores
  • Dúos vocales con piano
  • Musicians--Portraits
  • Composers, German--19th century--Manuscripts
  • Musicians--Caricatures and cartoons
  • Promptbooks
  • String quartets--Scores
  • Violoncello and piano music
  • Canons, fugues, etc. (Harpsichord)
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Symphonies (Piano (4 hands), violin, violoncello), Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Magnificat (Music)
  • Incidental music--Parts
  • Sacred songs (Low voice) with orchestra
  • Songs with piano--Scores
  • Ave Maris Stella (Music)
  • Wind quintets (Bassoon, clarinet, flute, horn, oboe)--Parts
  • Manuscripts, English
  • Violin music, Arranged--Parts
  • Symphonies--Scores
  • Concertos (Piano)--Scores
  • Symphonies (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged--Scores
  • Operas--Scores
  • Songs--19th century
  • Cantatas, Sacred
  • Romanzas sin palabras--Arreglos
  • Brass quartets (Horns (4))--Scores and parts
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 8 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Viola music (2 violas)
  • Composers, German--19th century
  • Oratorios--Parts
  • Oratorios--Vocal scores
  • Concertos (Pianos (2))--Scores
  • Vocal duets with piano--Scores
  • Instrumental ensemble, Arranged--Scores
  • Choruses, Sacred (Women's voices) with organ--Scores
  • Composers--19th century

Occupations:

  • Composers.
  • Arrangers.
  • Composer

Places:

  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Austria (as recorded)
  • Middlesex, England (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Stepney, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Rhode Island--Providence (as recorded)
  • Dublin, Ireland (as recorded)
  • Hanwell, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Brenzett, Kent (as recorded)
  • Kinsale, Cork (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Twickenham, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Harlington, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Kirby Bellars, Leicestershire (as recorded)
  • Crystal Palace, Sydenham (as recorded)
  • Chiswick, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Havering atte Bower, Essex (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Schortau, Saxony (as recorded)
  • Islington, Middlesex (as recorded)