Piano Concerto No.5, Op.48 (Cramer, Johann Baptist)



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Piano solo

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Bureau des arts et d'industrie, n.d.[1807]. Plate 278.
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Editor Émile Decombes (1829-1912)
Publisher. Info. Paris: A. O'Kelly, n.d.(1875). Plate A.O.K. 260.
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General Information

Work Title Piano Concerto No.5
Alternative. Title Cinquième grand concerto
Composer Cramer, Johann Baptist
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.48/M.1.5
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJC 28
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements.
  1. Allegro maestoso
  2. Larghetto
  3. Rondo a l’Hongroise
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. ca.1807
First Performance. Possibly 22 May 1807 at the Cramer Benefit Concert
First Publication. London: Clementi, Banger, Collard, Davis & Collard, Stationers Hall (British copyright office) 3 Jan 1811
Dedication Marchioness of Douglas and Clydesdale
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Solo: piano
External Links All Music Guide

Misc. Comments

There was also a piano sonata op.48 mentioned as newly available in the June 1826 AZM - this is a reissue of Op.8, No.2. - Schissel (a recording in 1974 for Turnabout of this concerto is described as having been arranged by Gerhard Puchelt.)

1807 according to Lindeman, p.101 who also gives a chart with a quick breakdown of the first movements of Cramer's piano concertos by key relations. Revised? for extended piano and published 1811 ca. by London: Clementi, Banger, Collard, Davis, & Collard.