Violin Concerto in D minor (Severn, Edmund)

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin and Piano

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Aldona Jones (2012/3/5)

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Aldona Jones (2012/3/5)

Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1909. Plate 12504-63.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto in D minor
Alternative. Title
Composer Severn, Edmund
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IES 2
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegro energico (= 108) - Allegro molto fuoco
  2. Andante espressivo (F major) - Piu agitato - Meno mosso - Tempo I
  3. Adagio non troppo - Allegro con fuoco
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1908
First Performance. 1916 January 7
  • New York Philharmonic, Josef Stransky conducting, Maximilian Pilzer soloist
First Publication. 1909
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Violin, Orchestra (2 flutes (no.2 takes piccolo), 2 oboes (no.2 takes English horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, strings)
Primary Sources Fleisher

Misc. Comments

2nd movement is given as "expressivo" on the front page but more usually "espressivo" on the reduction itself (p.20.)

Fleisher's finale heading has Allegro con fuoco - may have been changed to Allegro for the reduction. Changing tempi in a reduction is not unknown (compare eg: the full score and reduction of Gouvy's 2nd symphony.)