Violin Concerto No.1, Op.6 (Paganini, Niccolò)

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Version in D major

 Complete Score
#291643 - 56.05MB, 220 pp. -  7.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 6328x

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PMLP30286-Paganini - Violin Concerto No1 Op6 D major 0 Full Score.pdf
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Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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Version in D major

 Flute 1
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 Flute 2
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 Oboe 1
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 Clarinet 1 in A
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 Bassoon
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 Contrabassoon
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 Horn 1 in D
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 Horn 2 in D
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 Trumpet 1 in D
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 Trumpet 2 in D
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 Timpani (D, A)
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 Bass Drum
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 Cymbals
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 Violins I
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 Violas
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PMLP30286-Paganini - Violin Concerto No1 Op6 D major 1 Flute1.pdf
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Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Version in E major

For Violin and Piano

 Piano score
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 Violin part
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PMLP30286-Paganini - Violin Concerto No1 Op6 (in Eb Major) (Schott) piano score.pdf
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Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.d.(ca.1852). Plate 11368.

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 Piano score
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PMLP30286-Paganini - Concerto No1 Op6 (in Eb Major) piano part.pdf
Editor:

Lambert Massart (1811-1892)

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Paris: Henry Lemoine & Cie, n.d.(ca.1870). Plate 15656.HL. (also S. 1801)

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This accompaniment is in the original key of E major.

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 Piano Score
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 Violin part
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PMLP30286-Paganini - Violin Concerto No1 Op6 in EbM (Becker) piano score.pdf
Editor:

Jean Becker (1833-1884)

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Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 6405.

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Version in D major

For Violin and Orchestra

 Complete score
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PMLP30286-concerto de paganini grade.pdf
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Ayrton Pisco

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Ayrton Pisco

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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Unknown orchestration - does not match any version of the composer.

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For Violin and Piano

 Piano Score
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 Violin Part
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SIBLEY1802.18030.a60e-39087009419146score.pdf
Arranger:

Carl Flesch (1873-1944), cadenza

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Leipzig: Edition Peters, Nr.1991, n.d.(ca.1913). Plate 9770.

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Includes cadenzas, also by Flesch.
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 Complete Score
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PMLP30286-Paganini - Concerto No1 Op6 (Schulz) for violin and piano pno.pdf
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Albrecht Schultz (1848-1880)?

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Braunschweig: Henry Litolff's Verlag, n.d.(ca.1880). Collection Litolff No 2373.

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For Violin and Piano

 Piano score, Violin part
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Paganini - Concerto No.1 in D major, op6..pdf
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London: Unidentified publisher, n.d.(ca.1890).

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Allegro moderato

For Violin and Orchestra (Wilhelmj)

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SIBLEY1802.21850.908c-39087009549777score.pdf
Arranger:

August Wilhelmj (1845-1908)

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Berlin: Simrock, n.d. Plate 21640

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For Violin and Piano (Wilhelmj)

 Piano Score
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 Violin Part
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SIBLEY1802.15675.0325-39087009419195score.pdf
Arranger:

August Wilhelmj (1845–1908)

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Leipzig: B. Senff, n.d. [1880-84]. Plate 1642

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 Violin and Piano Score
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 Violin Part
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PMLP30286-Paganini Wilhelmj Concerto No1 op6 Piano.pdf
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August Wilhelmj (1845–1908)*

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Leipzig: N. Simrock, n.d., Plate 21641.21642

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*Wilhelmj's extensive arrangement transposes the work down a half-step to D major, includes re-writing of the solo part (with new cadenzas) and a new orchestration of the accompaniment.

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Cadenzas

Sauret

 Cadenza
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PMLP30286-paganini sauret cadenze.pdf
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Emile Sauret (1852-1920)

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Unidentified publisher, n.d.(ca.1925).

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Sauret's ed. (with Cadenza) first published in 19th century.

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Cernicchiaro

 Cadenza
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PMLP30286-Paganini - Cadenza to Concerto No1 (Cernicchiaro) violin.pdf
Arranger:

Vincenzo Cernicchiaro (1858-1928)

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Leipzig: Schuberth & Co., n.d.(ca.1880). Plate 5905.

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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto No.1
Alternative Title
Composer Paganini, Niccolò
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.6
Key D major or E-flat major (see comments)
Average Duration 30-35 minutes
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Original orchestration:

Solo — violin
Orchestra

flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, strings
Expanded orchestration

Solo - violin
Orchestra

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bassoon, contrabassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones,
timpani, banda turca (bass drum, crash cymbals, and suspended cymbal), strings
Related Works See also: Elaborate Studies and Analysis of Paganini Allegro Concerto No.1, Op.20 (Ševčík, Otakar).
External Links Wikipedia article


Misc. Comments

"Paganini intended the Concerto to be heard in E-flat major: the orchestral parts were written in E-flat, and the solo part was written in D major with instructions for the violin to be tuned a semitone high (a technique known as scordatura), so that it would therefore sound in E-flat. This enables the soloist to achieve effects in E-flat which would not be possible with a normal D tuning (for example, the opening of the third movement, where the violin plays a rapid downward scale A-G-F♯-E-D, both bowed and pizzicato. This is possible on an open D-string, but is not possible in the key of E-flat, because two strings would be required.[...]A version of the piece was later published (by a composer unknown) with the orchestral parts written out in D major. This was presumably done with sight of the first edition, but it is not known why the orchestral parts were changed to D major, and this orchestration has nothing to do with Paganini. (It is for this reason that there is frequent confusion over the key of the piece, and it is unfortunate that in modern times it is in the wrong key and the wrong orchestration that the piece is most often heard and performed.)[...]In the years following the original publication of the work, Paganini occasionally expanded his orchestration, writing out some odd parts to add from time to time in performance: 2nd flute, 2nd bassoon, doubled the horns, added trombones 1 & 2 (moving the existing trombone part to trombone 3 basso), timpani, and banda turca (bass drum, crash cymbals, and suspended cymbal). He never added these into the one and only manuscript score."

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