Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23 (Schumann, Robert)
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Violin and Piano
Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d. Plate M. 16174 G.
Reprint of German score with Russian titles, plate number stripped in.
|Work Title||Violin Concerto|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||WoO 23|
|Year/Date of Composition||1853 September-October|
|First Performance||1937 November 26, Berlin Philharmonic, violinist Georg Kulenkampff.|
|Instrumentation||Violin / Orchestra|
|Related Works||Theme in E-flat major|
|External Links||Wikipedia Article|
Not performed (in public) by its dedicatee or at all until 1937 (see Wikipedia.) (First US performances given in December 1937, with Yehudi Menuhin, violin.) (etc. Also: Schumann's 1854 WoO 24 Geister-Variations are more or less based on the main theme of the Langsam movement of this concerto, transposed down a fifth to E-flat. It's a (long) story... - Schissel