Felix Mendelssohn's Fourth Symphony
August 4, 2015 7:34 PM   Subscribe

A welcome reprise of these posts.
posted by Segundus at 1:08 AM on August 5, 2015

My sister Tish, real name Patricia, taught our young nephews to pronounce her name. The closest the babies could come was Badeeda. Listen to the Italian: Ba-dee-da, Ba-dee-da, ba- DEEEEE-da, and you will know why Tish dreaded that symphony that every one else thought called her baby talk name.
posted by Cranberry at 1:19 AM on August 5, 2015

Mendelssohn wrote some amazing symphonies. Thanks for another great post!
posted by persona au gratin at 8:46 AM on August 5, 2015

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