Violin Concerto, Op.77 (Brahms, Johannes)

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Performer Pages Henryk Szeryng (violin)
Orchestre national de France (orchestra)
Carl Schuricht (conductor)
Publisher Info. Paris: Radiodiffusion-télévision française, 1955.
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Misc. Notes Recorded 1955 September 21, Septembre Musical de Montreux, Salle du Pavillon (picture on the right: Henryk Szeryng, Paris, 1963, extract of a PARISENIMAGES photo, 1963, Numéro d'image: 73349-25, Numéro d'inventaire: LIP-2353-148).
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Performer Pages Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (orchestra)
Ernest Ansermet (conductor)
Performers Michel Schwalbé (violin)
Publisher Info. Lausanne: Radio Suisse Romande, 1964.
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Misc. Notes Recorded 1964, December, 9, Victoria Hall, Geneva
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1878)
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1879. Plate 8133.
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Publisher. Info. Johannes Brahms: Sämtliche Werke, Band 5:
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Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1926-27. Plate J.B. 13.
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Editor Hans Gál (1890-1987)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1927). Plate Orch.B. 3212
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1956).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Violin and Piano (Brahms)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1879. Plate 8132.
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Arranger Adolf Busch (1891-1952), cadenza
Joseph Joachim (1831-1907), cadenza
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1927). Plate 29811
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Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1920. Plate 29694.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1923. Plate 14505.
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II. Adagio

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Cadenzas

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Arranger Leopold Auer (1845–1930)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1916. Plate 18924.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.(ca.1907). Plate 12336.
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Arranger Alberto Bachmann (1875–1963)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1909. Plate 12586.
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Misc. Notes Dedicated to Max Eschig (1872–1927).
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1909. Plate 12473.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1913. Plate 13448.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1895. Plate 10447.
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Arranger Joseph Joachim (1831-1907)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1902. Plate 11725.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1905]. Plate 11997.
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Arranger Julius Winkler (1855-1938)
Publisher. Info. Wien: Doblinger, 1928. Plate D. 6578.
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Misc. Notes recorded by Wolfgang Schneiderhan, who's teacher Winkler was
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto
Alternative. Title
Composer Brahms, Johannes
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.77
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Allegro non troppo (D major)
II. Adagio (F major)
III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace (D major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1878
First Performance. 1879-01-01 in Leipzig, Gewandhaussaal
Joseph Joachim (1831–1907), violin; Johannes Brahms, conductor
First Publication. 1879 (October) – Berlin: N. Simrock
  • Score – Plate 8133, 208 pages
  • Parts – Plate 8134, 19 parts
  • Violin and Piano – Plate 8132, 39+17 pages
Dedication Joseph Joachim
Average DurationAvg. Duration 39 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin, orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (D, E), 2 trumpets (D), timpani, strings
Related Works See also Analytical Studies for Brahms' Violin Concerto, Op.18, by Otakar Ševčík
External Links Wikipedia article
All Music Guide
KDH Listening Guide
Violin Concerto - scores at Sheet Music Plus

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Version History

  • Composed for violin and orchestra, 1878
  • Arranged for violin and piano by Brahms, 1878