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Topic: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto num 1 Op 25  (Read 1918 times)

Offline Gambit

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Mendelssohn Piano Concerto num 1 Op 25
on: March 07, 2004, 04:20:13 AM
My favorite piano concerto after Beethovens fouth. It just that when i listen to it my spirit rises. This concerto is underated IMO.
"There is one god: Bach, and Mendelssohn is his prophet"

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Offline rachlisztchopin

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Re: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto num 1 Op 25
Reply #1 on: March 07, 2004, 08:42:31 PM
Mendelssohn's first piano concerto is amazing...its one of my fav. piano concertos too

Offline dgk88

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Re: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto num 1 Op 25
Reply #2 on: March 08, 2004, 12:37:15 AM
It is absolutely amazing, I believe its 5th on my list of favs.  and the good thing about it is that it isn't that difficult ;D

Offline sharon_f

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Re: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto num 1 Op 25
Reply #3 on: March 08, 2004, 05:11:48 AM
It was a favorite with Rudolph Serkin who recorded it with Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra. That performance is a real treat. Although not very difficult, the finale requires an excellent rotation technique.
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