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|Work Title||Violin Concerto, Op.38|
|Composer||Noren, Heinrich Gottlieb|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.38|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1911|
|First Performance.||Premiere: 1912-5-28, Danzig, Alexander Petschnikoff, solo violin|
Hugo Kortschak performed the work then in Vienna with the Tonkünstler Orchestra, on 1912-10-3 in Berlin with Berlin Philharmonic and in Munich with the Konzertverein Orchestra
US Premiere: 5 December 1913 (Hugo Kortschak, solo violin, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock, conducting)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
|Instrumentation||Violin and orchestra (3 Flutes (3 takes piccolo), 2 oboes, 1 English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 3 tubas (?), timpani, percussion, harp, strings)|
(A PDF searchable from Google- difficult to acquire the URL though- gives US premiere info for the concerto- though it gives the mode minor- A minor- rather than A major. Edit: which is as well. it is in minor, after all!)
The Violinist, volume 14, October 1912 issue, page 37, mentions the "initial performance" of the concerto, October 3 1912, Berlin, with the Berlin Philharmonic and the same soloist (unspecified conductor).
Emery: The Violin Concerto mentions the premiere earlier in Danzig.
Study score now available from Musikproduktion Höflich (see preface linked above).