First Edition Penguin Score: Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor 1951


Title: Violin Concerto in E Minor

Composer: Mendelssohn

Publisher: Penguin

Publication Date: 1951

Edition: 1st

Format: Softcover

The book is in good condition; a delightful addition to any library!
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Reader's note

Add a dash of sophistication to the bookshelf with this gorgeously designed first edition Penguin manuscript of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor--one among a bounty of classic books and gorgeous vintage Penguin books on our 2nd hand bookstore! 'Felix Mendelssohn was born at Hamburg in 1809, and was brought up in cultured and affluent surrounding. His father, Abraham (son of Moses Mendelssohn, the distinguished philosopher, friend of Kant, Herder and Lessing) was a rich banker and a man of strong character and considerable learning. Felix looked upon him as his 'teacher both in art and life', while Abraham was wont to say: 'Formerly I was the son of my father; now I am the father of my son''