Clarinet Concerto in B-flat major (Dimler, Franz Anton)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1790-1800).
Misc. Notes Partially autograph, partially copy ("Fragliches", in RISM terms.) From BNF: "Authentification des parties autogr. par comparaison avec le ms. Ms. 9280 (5) : parties de clarinette solo, cor 2 et basso (2e mouvement) autogr. ; les autres parties ne paraissent pas toutes de la même main."
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Work Title Clarinet Concerto in B-flat major
Alternative. Title
Composer Dimler, Franz Anton
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFD 1
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Allegro
  2. (Poco) Adagio
  3. Rondo (or Rondeau) (spelling and exact tempo depends on particular parts)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1800 ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Solo: clarinet
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings

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Modern ed by Musica Budapest and Eulenburg Zürich 1973, 2nd ed 1977 5th ed 1983 - unless that is of another clarinet concerto in B of his; he wrote multiple clarinet concertos, and perhaps more than one is in B major. This clarinet concerto (no key specified in the BNF listing) is given a more specific date - 1795- and has a different instrumentation and movement list (Allegro, Largo, Rond[e]au), though it might conceivably be the original version of the partially-abschrift set of parts above... (since copying, even- especially, emphatically (heh)!- by the composer, of course introduces the opportunity by the copyists for thinking about changes.)

To quote Data-BNF: "Grove music online ne mentionne l'existence que d'un concerto de clarinette sans précision, alors qu' il en existe quatre à F-Pn" (this one, one in parts from 1795, and two (full orchestra- "partition"-) scores from 1796 and undated, estimated to first half of 1790s, I think?)