Scherzo for Piano and Orchestra, Sz.28 (Bartók, Béla)

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Editor Denijs Dille (1904-2005)
First edition
Publisher. Info. Budapest: Zeneműkiadó Vállalat, 1961. Plate Z. 3556.
Misc. Notes Most likely additions made by Denjis are probably insignificant or he just did the preface (omitted here) only.
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Work Title Scherzo for Piano and Orchestra
Alternative. Title Scherzo Burlesque for Piano and Orchestra
Composer Bartók, Béla
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Sz.28; Op.2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBB 42
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 sections:
  1. Introduzione. Adagio ma non troppo
  2. Schezero. Allegro
  3. Schezero da cappo. Allegro vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1904
First Performance. 1961 at the Hungarian Radio
Erzsébet Tusa (piano), György Lehel (conductor)
First Publication. 1961
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation piano, orchestra
piccolo, 3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn
A clarinet, E clarinet, 2 clarinets, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, cymbals, bass drum, triangle,
glockenspiel, snare drum, field drum, tam-tam
2 harps, strings

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