Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, "Italian". Saltarello. Presto
Orquesta Sinfónica RTVE. Lucas Macías, director
Saltarello. Presto from Symphony No. 4 in A major Op. 90, "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn
After his Grand Tour of Italy, Felix Mendelssohn composed his fourth symphony, the "Italian", whose last movement "Saltarello" takes its name from the fast folk dance originating in Naples, but traditionally danced at the Carnival parties in Rome.
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