Month: January 2019

Mendelssohn + More Program Notes

Sergei Prokofiev / April 23, 1891 – March 4, 1953 Classical Symphony in D-Major Musicologists credit Franz Joseph Haydn with the crystallization in the late Eighteenth Century of the musical form we call the symphony: a four movement instrumental work constructed around a standard architectural framework. The first movement is a fast episode featuring two… Read more »