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Felix mendelssohn elijah

Felix mendelssohn elijah

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Elijah (German: Elias), Op. 70, MWV A 25, is an oratorio written by Felix Mendelssohn. It premiered in at the Birmingham Festival. It depicts events in the. Elijah, Op. Elijah, Op. 70, oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn that premiered August 26 The oratorio presents episodes from the story of the biblical prophet Elijah. Felix Mendelssohn was born during this troubled period into a wealthy, cultured, Jewish family. His grandfather Moses was one of Europe's most influential.

Work Title, Elijah. Alternative. Title, Elias, ein Oratorium nach Worten des alten Testaments. Name Translations, Elias (oratorio); Elias (Mendelssohn); Elias. It is fifty years since Mendelssohn's "Elijah" was first performed. Dr. Carl and Dr. Felix Klingemann; Felix Moscheles, Esq.; William Moore, Esq.; and(vi). 9. Elijah, Oratorio on Words of the Old Testament, Op. Felix Mendelssohn. We might begin our approach to Elijah by turning the calendar back to March

At the time of its first performances in , Elijah was hailed as one of the great oratorios, alongside Handel's Messiah. It tells the story of the prophet with. Mendelssohn was evidently bursting to write his glorious oratorio Elijah quite some time before he actually composed the music.


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