Mendelssohn midsummer

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Recordings:

Seiji Ozawa: Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1994. Dotted Quarter= 82-84

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream - Boston Pops Orchestra & Seiji Ozawa

John Nelson: Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, 2003. Dotted Quarter= 88

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream - Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, John Nelson & Rebecca Evans

André Previn: London Symphony Orchestra, 1986. Dotted Quarter= 80

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream - André Previn, Delia Wallis, Finchley Children's Music Group, Lillian Watson & London Symphony Orchestra

Midi Practice Tracks:

*These were created using MIDI with the viola part removed. I intensely dislike the midi orchestral instrument sounds, so I changed many of the instruments to the piano patch. Playing along with them provides the rhythmic stability of using a metronome while adding the framework for what else is happening in the orchestra.

Dotted Quarter = 60

Dotted Quarter = 70

Dotted Quarter = 80

Video and Recordings from YouTube:

Excerpt starts at 21:35 (orchestra and ballet company not listed)

Valery Gergiev: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra

James Levine, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1985 (YouTube redirect)

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