Concerto for 2 Pianos in E major, MWV O 5 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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Performer Pages Kazue Rockzaemon Isida (Piano)
Publisher Info. Tokyo: Rockza Music Edition
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Editor Karl-Heinz Köhler (1928–1997)
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Publisher. Info. Leipziger Ausgabe der Werke Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdys
Serie 2: Konzerte und Konzertstücke. Band 4.
Leipzig: Deutscher Verlag für Musik, 1961. Plate 4251a.
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General Information

Work Title Concerto for 2 Pianos in E major
Alternative. Title
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. MWV O 5
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Allegro vivace
II. Adagio non troppo
III. Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1823, revised 1829 or 1833
First Performance. 1824 (1829) - see below
  • First Private Performance: 1824-11-24 in Berlin, home of Abraham Mendelssohn.
    Felix Mendelssohn and Fanny Hensel (pianos).
  • First Public Performance: 1829-07-29 in London.
    Felix Mendelssohn and Ignaz Moscheles (pianos).
  • First Modern Performance: 1959-02-03 in Leipzig, Gewandhaus.
    Günther Kootz and Dieter Zechlin (pianos) ; Gewandhaus Orchestra ; Franz Konwitschny (conductor).
First Publication. 1961 – Leipzig: Deutscher Verlag für Musik
Average DurationAvg. Duration 32 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 Pianos + 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in A, 2 bassoons, 2 horns in E, 2 trumpets in E, timpani, strings
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Misc. Comments

The original version (1823) of the first movement has been published in an edition by Stephan D. Lindeman (Madison: A-R Editions, Inc., 1999). Google Preview contains information about the existing manuscripts.

Concertos by Felix Mendelssohn