|Composition Year||1811, St. Petersburg|
|Genre Categories||;; ; ;|
|Work Title||Piano Concert No.2|
|Alternative. Title||Concerto No.2|
|Name Translations||Concerto pour piano n° 2 de Ries; Piano Concerto in E-flat major, op. 42|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.42|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IFR 51|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1811, St. Petersburg|
|First Publication.||1812 – Leipzig: A. Kühnel|
|Dedication||à Son Altesse Imperiale Rodolphe Archeduc d'Autriche|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||30 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
Orchestra: flute, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + 2 horns, 2 trumpets + timpani + strings
|External Links||Kühnel edition announced in the .|
Reviewed in .
The actual title is "Concerto No.2"; of his eight (not nine!) piano concertos this was third to be composed and first to be published, but it is the second of his concertos (not counting the concerto for two horns and some others), the first being the violin concerto (no.1) in E minor. Recorded at least once.