Cello Concerto, Op.41 (Widor, Charles-Marie)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1877., dated August 13.
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For Cello and Piano (Widor)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: J. Maho, n.d.
Reprinted Paris: Hamelle, n.d.[1882]. Plate J.1887 H.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. HMB link above probably only approximate (date of receipt in Leipzig), as often for French scores (1880 or 1881 seems more nearly right.)
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General Information

Work Title Cello Concerto
Alternative. Title
Composer Widor, Charles-Marie
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.41
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICW 4
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegro
  2. Andantino – Andante – Animato
  3. Allegro vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1877
First Performance. 1882 March 12
First Publication. 1880?
Dedication A Madame la Comtesse de Beaumont-Castries.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra flutes, oboes, clarinets in A, bassoons, horns in E, chromatic horns in C, trumpets in A, trombones, timpani, percussion, strings

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Usually dated to 1878 (see e.g. the recent Dutton recording). Premiered 12 March 1882 according to "Chronique des arts et de la curiosité", 11 March 1882, Nº 10, page 77.