Piano Concerto in C major (Vaughan Williams, Ralph)

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Work Title Piano Concerto
Alternative. Title Concerto for 2 Pianos and Orchestra
Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Toccata: Allegro moderato
II. Romanza: Lento
III. Fuga chromatica (Allegro), con finale alla tedesca
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926 (first two movements)
1930 (finale)
First Performance. 1933 (original - piano solo version)
Adrian Boult (conductor)

1946 (revised - 2 piano version)

Dedication To Harriet Cohen
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Solo: piano (original) ; 2 pianos (revised)
Orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, organ pedal (ad lib.), strings
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