A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op.61 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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Scherzo (No.1)

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Intermezzo (No.5)

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Notturno (No.7)

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Wedding March (No.9)

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Editor Julius Rietz (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880).
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Wedding March (No.9)

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Editor Julius Rietz (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880)
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For String Quartet (Sitt)
See: Meister für die Jugend
For Piano Trio (Vilbac, Schulz, Plock)

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Arranger Renaud de Vilbac (1829–1884)
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Publisher. Info. Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag, No.891, n.d.(ca.1870). Plate 10749.
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For Violin and Piano (Blumenthal)
See: Selection from Mendelssohn's 'Midsummernight's Dream' by Jacques Blumenthal
For Violin and Piano (Ernst)

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Publisher. Info. Boston: White and Goullard, 1870. Plate 44.
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For Piano 4 hands (Mendelssohn)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d. (ca.1844). Plate 7040
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1870). Plate 6040. 6055
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For Piano solo (Bohlmann)
See: Theaterrevuen (No.19)
For Piano solo (Liszt)
See: Concert Paraphrase on Mendelssohn's 'Sommernachtstraum', S.410, by Franz Liszt
For Piano solo (Smith)
See: Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.76, by Sydney Smith

Scherzo (No.1)

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For Organ (Frederiksen)

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Arranger Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)
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For Piano solo (Ritter)

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Arranger Théodore Ritter (1840-1886)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Brandus et Cie., n.d.[1878]. Plate B. et Cie. 12,365.
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For Piano solo (Thalberg)

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Nocturne (No.5)

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Publisher. Info. The Etude Magazine, May 1920.
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Wedding March (No.9)

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For Violin, Cello and Piano (Sitt)

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For Piano 4 hands (Mendelssohn)

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For 2 Violins (David)
See: Unsere Lieblinge, Vol.2
For 2 Violins (Pečar)

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For Organ (Dubois)

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General Information

Work Title Musik zu Ein Sommernachtstraum
Alternative. Title A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.61, MWV M 13
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 14 movements
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1842
First Performance. 1826-08-26 Ouverture (Op.21)
Berlin: Abraham Mendelssohns Wohnhaus. Felix Mendelssohn, conductor.

1827-02-20 Ouverture (Op. 21) (first public performance)

Stetin: Carl Loewe, conductor

1843-10-14 Ouverture und Bühnenmusik (Opp.21 & 61)

Potsdam: Neuen Palais. Felix Mendelssohn, conductor
First Publication. 1844, 1848 - Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
  • Vocal Score - Plate 7040, 115 pages (1844)
  • Full Score - Plate 7774, 177 pages (1848)
Librettist William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Language English ; German
Dedication King Friedrich Wilhelm IV
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus / orchestra
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Misc. Comments

  • The overture was composed some years earlier (1826) and has a separate opus number (Op.21).