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Felix Mendelssohn - Venetian Gondola Songs

Piano

By Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn

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Piano
Piano. Composed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Edited by Ernst Herttrich, Rudolf Elvers, and Ullrich Scheideler. Henle Music Folios. Softcover. G. Henle #HN1172. Published by G. Henle (HL.51481172).

Item Number: HL.51481172

9x12 inches.

In autumn 1830 Mendelssohn Bartholdy visited Venice whilst on a great European tour and was intoxicated by his impressions. He said of the local gondoliers: “The gondoliers are now crying out to one another again, and the lights are reflected deep in the water; one is playing the guitar and singing. It is a merry night”. Perhaps it was with this in mind that Mendelssohn wrote four Venetian Gondola Songs between 1830 and 1841.

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