Violin Concerto, Op.52 (Weingartner, Felix)



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Editor First edition ?
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1912. Plate Part.B. 2337.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Work Title Violin Concerto
Alternative. Title
Composer Weingartner, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.52
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Allegro placido - Allegro molto
  2. Andantino quasi Allegretto (G minor)
  3. Caprice savoyard: Allegro molto deciso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1911?
First Performance. 1912-10-28 — Vienna Philharmonic, Fritz Kreisler (violin), Felix Weingartner (conductor)
First Publication. 1912 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Dedication Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo: violin
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes (Oboe and English Horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 2 trumpets + 2 timpani + strings
External Links MPH preface (by Wolfgang Eggerking, 2013)

Misc. Comments

Apparent source for premiere information - notes to cpo recording. (Also MPH notes.)

British premiere? - early performance: Musical Times and Singing-class Circular for March 1 1913 reports a performance, at the Palladium, on January 26 of that year by the Beecham Symphony Orchestra under Schilling-Ziemsen, again with Kreisler as soloist.