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Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn

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Transcription is a time-honored tradition in classical music. Many composers over the centuries have taken music written for one instrument and transcribed it so that it could be played by another instrument. Let's hear what that sounds like in the case of Felix Mendelssohn. Guitarists Eliot Fisk and Paco Pena play a two-guitar version of Mendelssohn's Song Without Words, Op. 62, No. 1, originally for piano. Their performance comes from the Cullen Theater, in Houston, Texas.