14 texts as set by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, hand-curated by Fach

Mendelssohn Bartholdy

From our collection of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy texts, here are 14 texts hand-curated by Fach, with listening links included.

Born Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847), he was widely known as Felix Mendelssohn. Mendelssohn was a German composer, pianist, and organist during the early Romantic period.

Mendelssohn is considered the greatest child prodigy after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. His sister was Fanny Mendelssohn (later Fanny Hensel), who became a well-known pianist and composer.

Learn more about Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy via Wikipedia here.

14 texts as set by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Perfect for Soprano

Höre, Israel, höre des Herren Stimme
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/hore-israel-hore-des-herren-stimme.html
Listen to Jolanta Michalska-Taliaferro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-7Aiv_FIm8

Hear Ye, Israel
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/hear-ye-israel.html
Listen to Eleanor Steber: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AX-wwiTZrnw

Perfect for Contralto

Sei stille dem Herrn und warte auf ihn
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/sei-stille-dem-herrn-und-warte-auf-ihn.html
Listen to Ira Malaniuk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwQrrb9TXsU

O Rest in the Lord
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/o-rest-in-the-lord.html
Listen to Janet Baker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaOz0fm-dI4

Perfect for Baritone

Herr, Gott Abrahams 
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/herr-gott-abrahams.html
Listen to Friedrich Schorr: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyu87fGe0os

Ist nicht des Herrn Wort wie ein Feuer 
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/ist-nicht-des-herrn-wort-wie-ein-feuer.html
Listen to George London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTjUSDrqohk

Es ist genug 
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/es-ist-genug.html
Listen to Andreas Bauer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTHeVSzu7AY

Ja, es sollen wohin Berge weichen 
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/ja-es-sollen-wohin-berge-weichen.html
Listen to Thomas Berau: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVB2nuuiBSQ

For the Mountains 
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/for-the-mountains.html
Listen to Weston Hurt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwqVvF3klBg

Lord God of Abraham 
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/lord-god-of-abraham.html
Listen to Paul Robeson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3NoOg6y9xA

It Is Enough 
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/it-is-enough.html
Listen to Willard White: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNEPdidk-fo

Is Not His Word Like a Fire
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/is-not-his-word-like-a-fire.html
Listen to Bryn Terfel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHB0r45fbfI

Perfect for Tenor

Dann werden die Gerechten leuchten 
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/dann-werden-die-gerechten-leuchten.html
Listen to Stephen Chaundy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwY-YudGRt4

So ihr mich von ganzem Herzen suchet 
IPA Text: https://www.ipasource.com/so-ihr-mich-von-ganzen-herzen-suchet.html
Listen to Werner Gura: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M5Pvhog9DQ

If With All Your Hearts
Listen to Jerry Hadley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0PVVcWocos 


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