Piano Concerto No.2, Op.89 (Benedict, Julius)

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Editor First edition ?
Publisher. Info. London: Cramer & Co., n.d.[1865]. Plate 10,004.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Bartholf Senff, n.d. Plate 794.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Concerto No.2
Alternative. Title Concerto allegro, andante & rondeau, pour le piano, avec accompagnament de grand orchestre
Composer Benedict, Julius
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.89
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 16
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Andante
  3. Rondo brillante. Allegro con spirito
First Performance. 1837 (first movement)

1867 April 27, by Arabella Goddard at the Crystal Palace, London (in full)

First Publication. 1867 – London: Cramer & Co.
Dedication Eugénie, Impératrice des Français
Average DurationAvg. Duration 33 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano, orchestra
External Links *Hyperion Records
Extra Information First movement originally published as concerto no.2 opus 19; see link.

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First movement performed in 1837 as "New Concerto (First Movement), E flat" and published in 1839 by Schott around 1839 as his 2nd concerto opus 19. The whole work was brought out in full in 1867 by Cramer of London and on the continent in 1869 by Senff (Temperley, the author of Hyperion's notes, claims 1868 for the Senff edition- this is possible.) In Benedict's official final list of works his first concerto is his concerto in C minor opus 45 published in 1852 initially premiered in 1850 as a Concertstück.
Also, re Cramer see Cramer & Co.