Violin Concerto No.2, Op.61 (Szymanowski, Karol)

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Editor Eugenia Umińska (1910-1980)
Grzegorz Fitelberg (1879-1953)
Publisher. Info. Warsaw: PWM, n.d.(1952?).
Misc. Notes 300dpi B/W
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto No.2
Alternative. Title II Koncert Skrzypcowy
Composer Szymanowski, Karol
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.61 ; M.71
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1932-33?
First Performance. 1933 October 6, Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, Warsaw
Paul Kochański, violin
Grzegorz Fitelberg, conductor
First Publication. 1934 - Paris: Max Eschig
Dedication A la memoire du Grand Musicien, mon cher et inoubliable Ami, Paul Kochanski
Average DurationAvg. Duration 19–23 minutes ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation solo: violin
orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba,
timpani, 3 percussion, strings
External Links Szymanowski site
All Music Guide
MPH preface by Bradford Robinson, 2008

Misc. Comments

Paul Kochański had died in 1934, by the time the work was submitted for publication. - Schissel

MPH preface gives 1931-32 composition (but Szymanowski site timeline explains more convincingly?)