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Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4

Video-masterclass with: Sarah Newbold and Michael Cox – 2nd and 1st flutes of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields

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  • Mendelssohn, Symphony 4 (Italian Symphony)

Date composed

  • 1833, revised 1837

First Performance

  • May 13th 1833, London. Performed by the London Philharmonic Society (Now Royal Philharmonic Society), conducted by Mendelssohn.


  • Allegro vivace,
  • Andante con moto,
  • Con moto moderato,
  • Saltarello- Presto.

Excerpts on principal chairs from

  • 4th movement, bars 1 – 34.

Audio excerpt from

  • Label: Naxos Classical Archives
  • Artists: Krips, Josef; London Symphony Orchestra

Video lesson by:

  • Michael Cox & Sarah Newbold

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