Violin Concerto, Op.44 (Myaskovsky, Nikolay)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d. Plate M. 18228 Г.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto in D minor
Alternative. Title
Composer Myaskovsky, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.44
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INM 84
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro giocoso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1938, revised 1939
First Performance. 1939-01-10, Moscow
First Publication. 1948
Copyright Information This work is claimed to be under copyright in the USA due to
"restoration" via the GATT/TRIPS amendment (Section 104). NIE-V8001P260
Dedication David Oistrakh
Average DurationAvg. Duration 31 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation violin and orchestra
Solo - violin
3 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 3 trumpets
timpani, percussion, strings
External Links
Wikipedia article (German)
Wikipedia article (Japanese)

Misc. Comments

  • The instrumentation was taken from here.

The first (1938) version of the work can be heard in a broadcast recording included in an Oistrakh Edition set of CDs on Brilliant Classics; commercial recordings (almost?) entirely use the 1939 revision.

US premiere with orchestra given by Michel Piastro, violin, John Barbirolli conducting the Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York, at a student concert on March 1, 1941 (Concert Program from