“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
by Felix Mendelssohn, transcribed by Samuel P Warren,
reprint from G Schirmer, 1880
This is a new printing of the original edition on sturdy acid-free paper. 24 pages. We include a capsule biography and photo.
Warren made a faithful and exciting transcription of this famous overture; note that this is Warren’s transcription is of
overture! If you felt that that you didn’t want to work up just the
, here you can can spend your time
on the entire emotional overture! Highest quality guaranteed. Size of music is
13.5" x 10.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
(1809–1847) was a child
prodigy whose short life produced some of the greatest early Romantic music. Mendelssohn wrote this stunning overture in 1826 when he was 17 years old to accompany Shakespeare’s play.
Samuel P Warren
(1841–1915), though born in Montreal, made his mark on the organ world
in New York City. He was a founder of the American Guild of Organists
, a respected performer and teacher, and extraordinary transcriptionist.
Moderately difficult to difficult.