The ARC Ensemble recorded a new version of a previously incomplete Mendelssohn sonata, reconstructed from fragments by Canadian pianist David Louie. Here, Louie takes us through the process of reconstructing a work by one of our greatest composers.

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Listeners may recognize the melodic peroration of the second theme as a borrowing from Mendelssohn’s E minor Violin Concerto.

David Louie

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