Felix Mendelssohn

Biography by

Mendelssohn was the only musical prodigy of the 19th century whose stature could rival that of Mozart.
Read Full Biography

Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61 1843 Orchestral
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 1844 Concerto
Symphony No. 4 in A major ("Italian"), Op. 90 1833 Symphony
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssohn's Festgesang for the Gutenberg Festival) 1840 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Elijah (Elias), oratorio, Op. 70 1846 Choral
Song Without Words for piano No. 30 in A major ("Frühlingslied"), Op. 62/6 1842 Keyboard
The Hebrides, overture for orchestra in B minor ("Fingal's Cave"), Op. 26 1830 Orchestral
Symphony No. 3 in A minor ("Scottish"), Op. 56 1842 Symphony
Song Without Words for piano No. 34 in C major ("Spinnerlied"), Op. 67/4 1845 Keyboard
Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20 1825 Chamber Music
Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song), song for voice & piano, Op. 34/2 1835 Vocal Music
Song Without Words for piano No. 12 in F sharp minor ("Venetianisches Gondellied"), Op. 30/6 1830 Keyboard
Symphony No. 5 in D major/D minor ("Reformation"), Op. 107 1830 Symphony
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 1831 Concerto
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 1839 Chamber Music
Paulus (Saint Paul), oratorio, Op. 36 1836 Choral
Variations sérieuses, for piano in D minor, Op. 54 1841 Keyboard
Song Without Words for piano No. 6 in G minor ("Venetianisches Gondellied"), Op. 19b/6 1830 Keyboard
Symphony No. 2 in B flat major ("Lobgesang", "Hymn of Praise"), Op. 52 1840 Symphony Choral
Rondo capriccioso, for piano in E major, Op. 14 1830 Keyboard
See All Compositions

Photo Gallery

See All Photos