Violin Concerto No.1, Op.88 (Foerster, Josef Bohuslav)

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin and Piano (Kubelík)

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Editor Jan Kubelík (1880–1940)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1912. Plate U.E. 3887.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. The violin part edited, and cadenza written, by the dedicatee who I think also did the reduction, but this is not clear? (Perhaps it should be strictly speaking by arranged by unknown.)
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Foerster, Josef Bohuslav
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.88
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Andante sostenuto (quasi adagio) (attacca)
  3. Allegro grazioso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1911?
First Performance. 1911-10-22
New York: Hippodrome, Jan Kubelík, violin; Nahan Franko, unknown orchestra
First Publication. 1912 – Vienna: Universal Edition (piano reduction)
1913 – Vienna: Universal Edition (full score)
Dedication Jan Kubelík
Average DurationAvg. Duration 31 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Violin solo + 2 Flutes (no.2 takes piccolo), 2 oboes (no.2 takes English horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, triangle, celesta, harp, strings
External Links Preface for Musikproduktion Höflich by Christoph Schlüren, 2004 (considerable information on work, premiere, etc.)

Misc. Comments

At least three recordings (two on CD - 1997 on Orfeo, 2007 on Supraphon - and one on LP - in the 1950s on Westminster.)

Instrumentation from the Fleischer catalog online (Free Library of Philadelphia.)