[Wake! Pussy willow and violet blue]

[Wake! Pussy willow and violet blue]

Composer: Mendelssohn; Adapter: I. F. L.
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Composer: Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (b. Hamburg, Germany, 1809; d. Leipzig, Germany, 1847) was the son of banker Abraham Mendelssohn and the grandson of philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. His Jewish family became Christian and took the Bartholdy name (name of the estate of Mendelssohn's uncle) when baptized into the Lutheran church. The children all received an excellent musical education. Mendelssohn had his first public performance at the age of nine and by the age of sixteen had written several symphonies. Profoundly influenced by J. S. Bach's music, he conducted a performance of the St. Matthew Passion in 1829 (at age 20!) – the first performance since Bach's death, thus reintroducing Bach to the world. Mendelssohn organized the Domchor in Berlin… Go to person page >

Adapter: I. F. L.

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Tune Information

Title: [Wake! Pussy willow and violet blue]
Composer: Mendelssohn
Adapter: I. F. L.
Incipit: 53453 45134 5653
Copyright: Public Domain


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