A Dictionary of Music and Musicians/Melusine
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MELUSINE. 'To the legend of the lovely Melusine' is the title of an overture of Mendelssohn's for orchestra, completed at Düsseldorf, November 14, 1833, first performed there in the following July, and published as op. 32, the 4th of the Concert Overtures. In the autograph Mendelssohn spells the name with an a—Melusina.'
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