Piano Concerto, Op.40 (Dussek, Jan Ladislav)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Sieber fils, n.d. Plate 128.
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Publisher. Info. London: Clementi and Co., n.d.(1800s)
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Published title: The Grand Military Concerto for the Piano Forte, with Accompaniments, as performed at the Opera Concerts
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Sieber, n.d. Plate 128.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Concerto
Alternative. Title Grande Concerto Militaire
Piano Concerto No.8
Composer Dussek, Jan Ladislav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.40 ; C.153
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements:
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Rondo. Allegretto militaire
First Performance. 1798, London, by the composer
First Publication. 1798?
Dedication Miss Beauchamp
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Solo: piano
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 2 horns + strings
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Misc. Comments

  • According to Rosenblum, Performance practices in classic piano music: their principles and applications, Dussek published his Military Concerto in 1798. In issue 43 of "Journal typographique et bibliographique" (1799?) it is mentioned as newly appeared from Pleyel.

Performance in 1798 season (6 times) by the composer noted in Gerald Abraham, The Age of Beethoven: 1790-1830, page 215.