Symphony no. 4 in A 'Italian', Op. 90

The Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90, commonly known as the Italian, is an orchestral symphony by Felix Mendelssohn. The Italian Symphony was finished in Berlin, 13 March 1833, in response to an invitation for a symphony from the London (now Royal) Philharmonic Society; he conducted the first performance himself in London on 13 May 1833, at a London Philharmonic Society concert. The symphony's success, and Mendelssohn's popularity, influenced the course of British music for the rest of the century. However, Mendelssohn remained unsatisfied with the composition, which ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Symphony no. 4 in A 'Italian', Op. 90 - I. Allegro vivace
Symphony no. 4 in A 'Italian', Op. 90 - II. Andante con moto
Symphony no. 4 in A 'Italian', Op. 90 - III. Con moto moderato
Symphony no. 4 in A 'Italian', Op. 90 - IV. Saltarello (Presto)

Felix Mendelssohn

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period. The grandson of the ... more Learn More »
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