Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4, "Italian"

04.11.2019 - By Sticky Notes: The Classical Music Podcast

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We're two weeks away from Season 5 of Sticky Notes! This week, we look back at Mendelssohn's most popular symphony, the Italian! We discuss Mendelssohn's love of nature, the the remarkable independence and variety that Mendelssohn achieves within a tightly knit German Romantic era symphony. This symphony is like flipping through a photo album of Mendelssohn's Grand Tour of Italy, and we explore how he was able to create such a distinct picture in each movement. Thanks for listening!

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