Piano Concerto No.1, Op.36 (Huber, Hans)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1878]. Plate 14839.
Misc. Notes Solo part; orchestra cues in small notes.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Concerto No.1
Alternative. Title
Composer Huber, Hans
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.36
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IHH 27
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4
  1. Vorspiel. Langsam, düster gehalten
  2. Langsam, in weihevoller Stimmung
  3. So rasch wie möglich
  4. Mit Feuer und Schwung
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1877
First Performance. 1878-2-3 in Basel
Orchestra of the General Musical Society conducted by Alfred Volkland.
Hans Huber, piano
First Publication. 1878
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30–35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo: Piano
Orchestra: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, triangle, strings
Discography All Music Guide
External Links Detailed Preface for the MPH Study Score of this Work, by Christoph Schlüren, October 2014 (mentions information about premieres of this concerto and the first violin concerto)

Preface to the First Edition of Huber’s 2nd Violin Concerto (mentions premiere of the 1st Piano Concerto, 1878)

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An 1887 performance, reported on as a new work, described in the magazine Musical Notes in its December 1887 issue.

(Performed December 7 1886 or 1887 with Agnes Zimmermann as pianist in London.)

The small score in Breitkopf's 1878 printing is 140 pages. Schlüren notes this was "Huber’s only concerto to appear in full score during his lifetime."