So which Mendelssohn composer do we like best?main
From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:
The near-symbiotic relationship between Mendelssohn and his older sister, examined in my forthcoming book Genius and Anxiety, was so central to both lives that Felix was felled by a stroke on hearing of Fanny’s death and died before the year was out….
It is almost impossible on record to hear them together, which is why the present release is such a gift….
Read on here.