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Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Video-masterclass with: Gareth Davies – First Flute London Symphony Orchestra

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Mendelssohn - "Scherzo" from A Midsummer Night's Dream - Flute Excerpt

by Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra | Naxos Classical Archives

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  • Mendelssohn, Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream


  • 1842

First Performance:

  • October 14th 1843, At New Palace, Potsdam. Performed by the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra as incidental music to the play by Shakespeare.


(Orchestra Movements)

  • Overture
  • Scherzo
  • Intermezzo
  • Nocturne
  • Wedding March.

Audio excerpt from:

  • Label: Naxos Classical Archives

    Artists: Beinum, Eduard van; Concertgebouw Orchestra

Video lesson by:

  • Gareth Davies

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