Mendelssohn version recommendations

December 21, 2020, 8:49 AM · Yes, I’ll ask her teacher , but curious if any edited versions stand out.

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December 21, 2020, 9:05 AM · Get the urtext. The edited version that comes with the Barenreiter urtext is fine and we found the accompanying materials to be really helpful.
December 21, 2020, 9:06 AM · Thanks as always, Susan!
Edited: December 21, 2020, 11:38 AM · Henle or (better) Barenreiter. Also just check in the Barenreiter there are actually two versions of the Mendelssohn E minor concerto (the same with the first concerto in D minor which has two versions). The version that 99.99% of people play is the revised second version of the E minor concerto (1845). Some parts come with both.
December 21, 2020, 2:28 PM · Leopold Auer edition, published by Carl Fischer.

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