Violin Concerto No.1, Op.42 (Gernsheim, Friedrich)


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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J. Rieter-Biedermann, 1880. Plate 1094.
Reprinted Munich: Musikproduktion Höflich, 2004.
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General Information

Work Title Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Alternative. Title
Composer Gernsheim, Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.42
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegro non troppo
  2. Andante affettuoso
  3. Allegro energico e con brio
First Performance. 22 January 1880, Rotterdam. Isidor Schnitzler, violin soloist.
Performed in Boston (US premiere?), 23 October 1897, Boston Symphony Orchestra, same soloist.
First Publication. 1880
Dedication Pablo de Sarasate (1844–1908)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin and orchestra
Solo - violin
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (D), timpani, strings
External Links Preface by Christoph Schlüren, 2004

Misc. Comments

Boston Symphony Program Notes give premiere information for a number of Gernsheim works, including this one. Conductor's name and specific orchestra missing, however.