Piano Concerto No.1 'The Song of Gwyn ap Nudd', Op.52 (Holbrooke, Joseph)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For 2 Pianos
|Work Title||Piano Concerto No.1 'The Song of Gwyn ap Nudd', Op.52|
|Alternative Title||Symphonic Poem|
|Year/Date of Composition||1906-08, revised 1923|
|First Performance||1910 November 21, Queen's Hall, London, Harold Bauer, piano, composer conducting|
|Average Duration||36 minutes?|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
Based on a poem by T. E. Ellis = Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis (1880 - 1946); each section of each movement has headings from this source.
(The 36-minute version recorded on Hyperion is the 1923 revision, not the 1902?/1906-1908 original.)
Program note to the first performance refers to the concerto as a symphonic poem.
(One of at least six? concertos by the composer- a piano concerto no.2 Op.100 "the Orient", a 3rd piano concerto "Dance Symphony", a violin concerto "The Grasshopper", a double concerto Tamerlane (Op.119) for clarinet and bassoon, a quadruple concerto, a cello concerto "Cambrian" (Op.103), and a bassoon (or saxophone) concerto, followed.)