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Mendelssohn, 1829

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Summary:Studies the nature of musical performance and draws on the unpublished notebook of Mendelssohn for the year 1829, on the copy of the St. Matthew Passion from which he conducted the performance of 1829, and on letters and drawings of the Mendelssohn family. This film has been digitized because it has a high level of Vinegar Syndrome (chemical deterioration). That condition will prevent any captured images from being 100% perfect. Our goal is to present the content of the film in a digital format that is as good and the least distracting as possible.
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