Piano Concerto No.1 (Scott, Cyril)

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Contents

Performances

Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos

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Publisher. Info. Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, No.1858?, 1922. Plate 30764.
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Misc. Notes Originally uploaded to the U.S. server by Daphnis on 26/10/2011. The BNF catalog entry for this gives edition number 1858.
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Work Title Piano Concerto No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Scott, Cyril
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICS 69
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Allegro maestoso - Animato - Molto tranquillo
II. Adagio - Sostenuto - Animato
III. Allegro poco moderato - Poco sostenuto - Estatico
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1913-14
First Performance. 1915-05-15 — London, British Music Festival
Cyril Scott (piano) ; Thomas Beecham (conductor) ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
First Publication. 1922 – Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne (2 piano reduction)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30-40 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo: Piano
Orchestra: 2 flutes/piccolo, oboe, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons + timpani, percussion, celesta + harp + strings

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Score and parts available at the Fleisher Collection at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

There are at least two recordings available (on Chandos and on Lyrita) as of 2017 (the Lyrita CD contains a reissue of the 1975 Lyrita LP premiere of the first concerto; both concertos recorded in 1974.) The Lyrita recording is either of a more extended (uncut?) score or is slower in some places, as it seems to be 10 minutes longer. (The first movement is 5 minutes longer in Ogdon's recording, the 2nd movement 3 minutes longer, the finale almost two minutes longer.)

RAM copy of score gives 1915 for date of composition.