Since this work was first published after 1923 with the prescribed copyright notice, it is unlikely that this work is public domain in the USA. However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted), the EU, and in those countries where the copyright term is life+70 years or less.
|Composition Year||1943 ca.|
|Genre Categories||;; ; ;|
|Work Title||Ballade for Horn and Piano|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IHK 1|
|Key||E♭ minor - E♭ major|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1943 ca.|
|First Performance.||1950-9-18, Dennis Brain, horn, Klaus Billing, piano (possibly performed earlier)|
|First Publication.||1944 ca.|
|Dedication||Georg Reinhart (1877-1955) (Georg Reinhart-Schwarzenbach)|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||7 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Early 20th century|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||horn (E♭), piano|
Published without (c) notice, so PD-US.
Plate no. 2099 (Bärenreiter-Ausgabe) if sequential, places its date between 1941? 1943? (composition) and 1944 (B-A 2120, Walter Kraft's Christus.)
See. Gives composition date as ca.1943, and analyses the form from the score and Brain's radio broadcast of the work.