Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Opus 21
By Felix Mendelssohn / ed. Maurice Hinson and Allison Nelson
Alfred Masterwork Edition
Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands)
Mendelssohn's wonderful Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream musically represents various characters in Shakespeare's play. This edition is based on the duet manuscript dated 1829, which is housed in the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. It includes editorial fingering, an analysis of the form, and historical information.
OVERTURE to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, OP. 21