Double Bass Concerto, Op.22 (Ōzawa, Hisato)

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Sheet Music


II. Monologue

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Publisher. Info. New York: C. F. Peters Corp., 1964.
Misc. Notes The first page specifies 2 temple blocks, but this is obscured by the scan.
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General Information

Work Title Double Bass Concerto
Alternative. Title コントラバス協奏曲
Composer Ōzawa, Hisato
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.22
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHŌ 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements:
  1. Allegretto moderato
  2. Monologue. Moderato
  3. Aria. Andante non troppo
  4. Dialogue. Moderato espressivo
  5. Finale. Allegro con brio
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1934-04-18
First Performance. 2017-09-03 - Nakako Sano (double bass), Kazuki Yamada (conductor), & Japan Philharmonic Orchestra (YouTube)
Copyright Information Possibly public domain in EU and other 70 pma territories.
This item, which is in the public domain in its country of origin, is likewise in the public domain in countries which apply the rule of the shorter term. All EU countries apply the rule of the shorter term in general.
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Dedication Serge Koussevitzky (1874–1951)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Solo: double bass
Chamber orchestra: piccolo, flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn,
2 temple blocks, snare drum without snares, strings
External Links Osawa Project (Japanese)