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Felix Mendelssohn:

About Felix Mendelssohn

By the time he was a teenager, Felix Mendelssohn was already an excellent pianist and composer. And Mendelssohn was very talented in other areas. In addition to German (his native language), Mendelssohn spoke French, English, and Italian. He was also a very good painter. And he became quite famous as a conductor.

Music heard in this episode:

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Mendelssohn: Spinning Song
Mendelssohn: Octet
Mendelssohn: Calm Sea/Prosperous Voyage
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4
Mendelssohn: Elijah: He Watching Over Israel
Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture

Learn more about Felix Mendelssohn

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This Week's Quiz

In Latin, Felix means

 horse

 free

 happy

 sick

 sad

Which country inspired one of Mendelssohn's Symphonies?

 Russia

 Mexico

 China

 Italy

 Peru

Felix performed music and plays with his older sister. What was her name?

 Mary

 Fanny

 Anne

 Elizabeth

 Susan

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Felix Mendelssohn:

About Felix Mendelssohn

By the time he was a teenager, Felix Mendelssohn was already an excellent pianist and composer. And Mendelssohn was very talented in other areas. In addition to German (his native language), Mendelssohn spoke French, English, and Italian. He was also a very good painter. And he became quite famous as a conductor.

Music heard in this episode:

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Mendelssohn: Spinning Song
Mendelssohn: Octet
Mendelssohn: Calm Sea/Prosperous Voyage
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4
Mendelssohn: Elijah: He Watching Over Israel
Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture

Learn more about Felix Mendelssohn

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

In Latin, Felix means

 horse

 free

 happy

 sick

 sad

Which country inspired one of Mendelssohn's Symphonies?

 Russia

 Mexico

 China

 Italy

 Peru

Felix performed music and plays with his older sister. What was her name?

 Mary

 Fanny

 Anne

 Elizabeth

 Susan

 

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