Bärenreiter’s critical edition of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s “symphonic poem” overture Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage edited by Christopher Hogwood, belongs to our series of seven overtures by the 19th century master.
Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage is known today only in the version from 1834 and our new edition offers a critical edition of this version. But unknown to modern ears is an early version with an additional 50 bars of this overture from 1828 which only survives in a manuscript copy from the composer’s estate.
Bärenreiter offers for the first time the 1828 version in score and parts followed by the 1834 version in score and parts
- A must for every orchestra and library
- Includes two versions back to back
- Full score & parts (BA9057) available for sale