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The concert on 5 May 1847 included Mendelssohn's last public performance anywhere: he played Bach's Prelude and Fugue on B A C H. The following day he transcribed a Song without Words for the Queen and the Prince (the eighth 4-hands transcription he had made for them) and delivered the manuscript to Buckingham Palace just before leaving England for the last time.

The concert on 5 May 1847 included Mendelssohn's last public performance anywhere: he played Bach's Prelude and Fugue on B A C H. The following day he transcribed a Song without Words for the Queen and the Prince (the eighth 4-hands transcription he had made for them) and delivered the manuscript to Buckingham Palace just before leaving England for the last time.

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