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Midsummer Night's Dream - Overture Op. 21 Mendelssohn Help Opus Details
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Mendelssohn composed this lovely overture when he was only 17. He was inspired by reading German translations of Shakespeare, and his light textures capture the elf-like atmosphere of the play.
Category: Suite Orchestra Romantic Period
Time Signature 4 /4 Key Signature   E Major Play MP3 using player below.

1    Theme 1 is fairy-quiet delicate introduction on the strings.

2    This 2nd theme comes in with a huge blast on the brass,

3    the 3rd theme is much quieter than the second, re-introducing the fairy-tale quality of the overture.

4    This 4th theme is another lively one, contrasting with the 3rd theme.
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