Scherzo fantasque, B.78 (Bloch, Ernest)

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Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos

PDF scanned by David Campbell
David Campbell (2015/6/30)

Arranger Composer
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, Inc., 1950. Plate 42223.
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General Information

Work Title Scherzo fantasque
Alternative. Title
Composer Bloch, Ernest
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. B.78
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IEB 24
Key A minor
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1948
First Performance. 1950 December 2, Chicago
First Publication. 1950
Dedication To my friends A.E. and Corinne Lacomblé
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano and orchestra (piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, strings)
Primary Sources Description of Manuscript Score and Parts at Fleisher Collection
External Links Ernest Bloch Legacy

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May relate to his Concerto symphonique (perhaps as a discarded movement?)