[Almighty Father, hear our prayer] (Medndelssohn)

[Almighty Father, hear our prayer] (Medndelssohn)

Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

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 >

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Title: [Almighty Father, hear our prayer] (Medndelssohn)
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 56217 14443 26711
Key: G Major
Source: The "Elijah"
Copyright: Public Domain

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