Violin Concerto, Op.64 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

Contents

Performances

Recordings

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2011/2/2)

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2011/2/2)

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2011/2/2)

Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Publisher Info. Chicago: University of Chicago Orchestra
Performers Frank Wen (violin)
Copyright
Misc. Notes Performed 4 December 2010, Mandel Hall. From archive.org.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

OGG file (audio)
Kateperry (2021/4/12)

OGG file (audio)
Kateperry (2021/4/12)

OGG file (audio)
Kateperry (2021/4/12)

Publisher Info. Fulda Symphonic Orchestra, 2001
Performers Franziska Früh (violin)
Fulda Symphonic Orchestra, Simon Schindler (conductor)
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

MP3 file (audio)
Lucas-coelho (2021/8/5)

MP3 file (audio)
Lucas-coelho (2021/8/5)

MP3 file (audio)
Lucas-coelho (2021/8/5)

Performer Pages David Oistrakh (violin)
Kirill Kondrashin (conductor)
Publisher Info. Design Records, 1961. DLP 134.
Performers The orchestra is given as the "National Philharmonic Orchestra," but this cannot be the same organization that was founded in Britain in 1964.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Source: Internet Archive
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
TN-PMLP4931-01.01. Concerto In E Minor For Violin & Orchestra Op.64- Allegro Molto Appassionato-1186.png

MP3 file (audio)
Rgagnaux (2017/2/27)

Performer Pages Michel Schwalbé (violin)
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (orchestra)
Samuel Baud-Bovy (conductor)
Publisher Info. Radio Suisse Romande, 1960.
Reissue Schattdorf: Gagnaux Collection
Copyright
Misc. Notes Recorded March 25, 1960 in Geneva, Victoria Hall
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
Schwalbe Michel ca1965.jpg

MP3 file (audio)
Lucas-coelho (2021/8/5)

Performer Pages Isaac Stern (violin)
Philadelphia Orchestra (orchestra)
Eugene Ormandy (conductor)
Publisher Info. Columbia Masterworks, 1959. ML 5379.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Source: Internet Archive
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
TN-PMLP3312-01.01. Concerto In D Major For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 35- I-Allegro Moderato-5934.png
For 4 Accordions and Bass Accordion (De Bra)

MP3 file (audio)
Pauldebra (2020/5/17)

Publisher Info. Paul De Bra, 2020.
Performers Professor P (Paul De Bra playing 4 different accordions and bass accordion)
Copyright
Misc. Notes arrangement available from this page
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Naxos

Javascript not enabled.

Accompaniments

MP3 file (audio)
LetsReason (2023/11/6)

Publisher Info. Musix4me LLC, 2023.
Performers Robert Moody
Copyright
Misc. Notes This is a high quality (NotePerformer 4) realization of the orchestral accompaniment. This is free for anyone to have.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
TN-PMLP4931-Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto - Orchestra Accompaniment-5722.png

Sheet Music

Full Scores

PDF scanned by PL-Kj
Irishmaestro (2013/8/22)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1844. (September 16).
Copyright
Misc. Notes Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Kraków (PL-Kj): Mus. ms. autogr. Mendelssohn
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by PL-Kj
Feduol (2022/5/18)

Copyist Eduard Henschke (1805–1854)
Publisher. Info. Nachlass-Band 19 (pp.99-232)
Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1844-45).
Copyright
Misc. Notes Biblioteka Jagiellońska, Kraków (PL-Kj): Mus. ms. autogr. Mendelssohn 39
This file is part of the Submission Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by UME
homerdundas (2008/11/19)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812-1877)
Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 4
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1877. Plate M.B. 18.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
SaraOrchLibrary (2022/2/1)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812-1877)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate P.B. 480.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A1706.
Copyright
Misc. Notes High Resolution File. Matches parts OB 4493 with printed bar count.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
Jovoschmidt (2023/8/17)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel & Cie., No.42, (1951). Plate H. 31442.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Preface by Marc Pincherle (1888-1974) was removed.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF typeset by editor
Scott Greig (2012/6/4)

Editor Scott Greig
Publisher. Info. Scott Greig, 2004.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Typeset in Sibelius. [Grateful for this transcription, but wish it were unedited.]
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Parts

Violin Solo

PDF scanned by D-Mbs
Feduol (2024/2/13)

Editor Jean Becker (1833-1884)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Edition Peters, n.d.(ca.1893). Plate 7729.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by US-R
Feduol (2012/6/16)

Editor Albert Roussel (1869-1937)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1916. Plate D. & F. 9412.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
Generoso (2009/12/21)

Editor Leopold Auer (1845-1930)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1917. Plate 19692.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by CDN-Tu
Feduol (2009/12/16)

Editor Henry Schradieck (1846-1918)
Publisher. Info. Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics, Vol.235
New York: G. Schirmer, n.d.[1923].
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feduol (2019/4/3)

Editor Carl Flesch (1873-1944)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Edition Peters, No.1731a, 1927. Plate 9685.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feduol (2024/2/14)

Editor Enrico Polo (1868-1953)
Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1940). Plate E.R. 2207.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
Orchestra

PDF scanned by Unknown
Horndude77 (2009/7/24)

10 more: Oboe 1, 2 • Clarinet 1, 2 (A) • Bassoon 1, 2 • Horn 1, 2 (E) • Trumpet 1, 2 (E) • Timpani • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos/Basses

PDF scanned by Unknown
Horndude77 (2009/7/24)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Horndude77 (2009/1/5)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Horndude77 (2009/7/24)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Horndude77 (2009/7/24)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Horndude77 (2009/7/24)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Horndude77 (2009/7/24)

PDF scanned by Unknown
ras1 (2008/8/14)

PDF scanned by Unknown
ras1 (2008/8/14)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Horndude77 (2009/7/24)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Generoso (2009/1/5)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812-1877)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate Orch.B. 470 (later 4493).
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A1706.
Copyright
Misc. Notes These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
Balletcomposer (2023/1/7)

Publisher. Info. Unidentified publisher, n.d.(ca.1900).
Reprinted Detroit: Luck's Music Library, n.d.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF typeset by editor
Abbotthallz (2022/3/24)

PDF typeset by editor
Abbotthallz (2022/3/24)

Editor Fiona Birkbeck
Publisher. Info. Fiona J Birkbeck
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF typeset by editor
Paul3151 (2018/7/11)

Editor Paul Kim
Publisher. Info. Paul Kim, 2018.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Transposed parts based on the original edition above (Breitkopf & Härtel).
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete

For Cello and Orchestra (Berrocal)

PDF typeset by arranger
Hautboy (2021/6/5)

Arranger Joseba Berrocal
Publisher. Info. Joseba Berrocal, 2021.
Copyright
Misc. Notes 'Simple Version'. Arrangement for Solo Cello and orchestra of Violin Concerto op. 64. To be used with the usual piano reduction or orchestral parts.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Piano and Orchestra (Martin)

PDF scanned by F-Pn
Schalltrichter (2017/9/26)

PDF scanned by F-Pn
Schalltrichter (2017/9/26)

Arranger Étienne Martin (1856-1945)
Publisher. Info. Brussels: Schott, n.d. Plate S. F. 4995.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Dedication: à son ami Monsieur Arthur de Greef (1862–1940)
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): VMA-449 (1)
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): VMA-449 (2)
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Theatre Orchestra (Grohmann)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Davidlhardie (2020/8/16)

Arranger Karl Grohmann (b. 1870)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: August Cranz, n.d. Plate 42524.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Violin and Strings (Kowalewski)

PDF typeset by arranger
Dwakretki (2019/4/8)

Arranger Jakub Kowalewski
Publisher. Info. Jakub Kowalewski
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Violin and Piano (Composer)

PDF scanned by D-Mbs
Alaric (2023/8/27)

Arranger Composer
Editor First edition (pre-1870 printing)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.[1845]. Plate 7210.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Color scan of copy owned by Henri Marteau (1874-1934).
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by D-Mbs
Polona (2023/6/5)

Editor Jean Becker (1833-1884)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Edition Peters, n.d.(ca.1893). Plate 7729.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
IgorCello (2018/11/20)

Editor Georgy Dulov (1875-1940)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1915. Plate 38279.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Volume 956
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by US-R
Aldona Jones (2012/6/16)

PDF scanned by US-R
Feduol (2012/6/16)

Editor Albert Roussel (1869-1937)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1916. Plate D. & F. 9412.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by US-R
Massenetique (2012/8/13)

PDF scanned by US-R
Massenetique (2012/8/13)

Editor Leopold Auer (1845-1930)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1917. Plate 19692-48.
Copyright
Misc. Notes On p. 11 of the Violin Part, the first bar of the second line is missing a sharp on a 32nd note.
This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by nlib.narod.ru
Feldmahler (2006/10/02)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Resnek (2007/3/25)

Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Violin and Piano (Polo)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feduol (2024/2/14)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feduol (2024/2/14)

Arranger Enrico Polo (1868-1953)
Publisher. Info. Milan: Ricordi, n.d.(ca.1945). Plate E.R. 2207.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Viola and Piano (Soontornniyomkij)

PDF typeset by arranger
VarunSoon (2022/8/12)

PDF typeset by arranger
VarunSoon (2021/4/15)

Arranger Varun Soontornniyomkij (b. 1997)
Publisher. Info. Varun Soontornniyomkij, 2021.
Copyright
Misc. Notes To be used with the the piano part of the original version
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Cello and Piano (Bockmühl)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Moencheberg (2024/2/14)

PDF scanned by Unknown
YuriyLcello (2021/10/2)

Arranger Robert Emile Bockmühl (1812-1881)
Publisher. Info. Offenbach: Johann André, n.d.[1878]. Plate 12698.
Copyright
Misc. Notes In D minor
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For 2 Pianos (Martin)

PDF scanned by F-Pn
Schalltrichter (2017/9/26)

Arranger Étienne Martin (1856-1945)
Publisher. Info. Brussels: Schott, n.d. Plate S. F. 4997 F.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Dedication: à son ami Monsieur Arthur de Greef (1862–1940)
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): VMA-449 (3)
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Piano 4 hands (Brandts Buys)

PDF scanned by US-R
Morel (2010/3/2)

PDF scanned by US-R
Morel (2010/3/2)

Arranger Jan Brandts Buys (1868-1933)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d. Plate U.E. 606.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Piano 4 hands (Rösler)

PDF scanned by US-R
Morel (2011/12/12)

Arranger Gustav Rösler (1819-1882)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. Plate 6049.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Piano (Smith)

PDF scanned by Henselt Libr.
Generoso (2009/11/1)

Arranger Sydney Smith (1839-1889)
Publisher. Info. London: Ashdown & Parry, n.d.(ca.1865). Plate A. & P. No. 5801.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Andante (No.2)

For 4 Accordions and Bass Accordion (De Bra)

PDF typeset by arranger
Pauldebra (2020/5/17)

PDF typeset by arranger
Pauldebra (2020/5/17)

MSCZ typeset by arranger
Pauldebra (2020/5/17)

Arranger Paul De Bra (b. 1959)
Publisher. Info. Paul De Bra, 2020.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For 2 Violins (Klier)

PDF typeset by Duo Klier
DuoKlier (2021/6/20)

Arranger Duo Klier (b. 1981)
Publisher. Info. Duo Klier
Copyright
Misc. Notes 2nd violin accompaniment for teaching and performing purposes
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Violin and Piano (Composer)

PDF scanned by US-R
Peter (2009/8/13)

PDF scanned by US-R
Peter (2009/8/13)

Arranger Composer
Editor Henry Tolhurst (1854-193)
Publisher. Info. London: Patey & Willis, 1894. Plate P.& W. 1950.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Double Bass and Piano (Simandl)

PDF scanned by CZ-Pu
Schalltrichter (2021/8/27)

Arranger Franz Simandl (1840-1912)
Publisher. Info. Helbronn: C.F. Schmidt, n.d. Plate 2116.
Copyright
Misc. Notes color
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Organ (Cruickshank)

PDF scanned by US-R
Afp0815 (2014/7/27)

PDF scanned by US-R
Albrights (2022/8/8)

Arranger William Alexander Campbell Cruickshank (1854-1934)
Editor John Ebenezer West (1863-1929)
Publisher. Info. London: Novello and Company, n.d. Plate 11774.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
While tailoring to A4, footers were omitted. This only affects plate numbers, except for a footnote on the third page of music: it suggests playing the passage between asterisks on the Great with Gamba 8 foot.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Organ (Prout)

PDF scanned by US-R
Massenetique (2012/8/13)

Arranger Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
Publisher. Info. London: Augener & Co., n.d.(ca.1870). Plate 2837.
Copyright
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.
For Piano (Duval)

PDF scanned by Rob Peters
Rob Peters (2020/12/12)

Arranger S. Duval
Publisher. Info. Amsterdam: G. Alsbach & Co., n.d. Plate G. A. & C. 104.
Copyright
Misc. Notes "Frei für Pianoforte übertragen von S. Duval"
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Braille Scores

BRF typeset by editor
Feduol (2024/1/17)

Editor Hu Haipeng (b. 1984)
Publisher. Info. Hu Haipeng, 2020.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Braille score in customized (between bar-over-bar and line-over-line) format, 40 cells per line.
See here for additional information on Braille scores.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto
Alternative. Title Violin Concerto [No.2]
Name Translations Koncert skrzypcowy; Husľový koncert; Концерт для скрипки с оркестром; 바이올린 협주곡; concerto pour violon en mi mineur; Violin Concerto in E minor; Concierto para violín; Concertul pentru vioară; ไวโอลินคอนแชร์โต; Concert per a violí; Viulukonsertto; Концерт для скрипки з оркестром; Concerto per violino e orchestra op. 64; Violinkonzert e-Moll; ヴァイオリン協奏曲; Violinski koncert; Vioolconcert; کنسرتو ویلن در می مینور (مندلسون); 小提琴协奏曲; Violin Concerto (Mendelssohn); 小提琴協奏曲孟德爾頌; Violinkonsert; Houslový koncert e moll; Concerto para violino; Violinkoncert i e-mol; קונצ'רטו לכינור במי מינור; Kunċert għal vjolin u orkestra fil-Mi minuri, op. 64; Koncertas smuikui (Mendelsonas); Konserto Biola dalam E Minor; Violonkonĉerto en E-minoro
Name Aliases 멘델스존 바이올린 협주곡; 멘델스존 바이올린협주곡; Concierto para violin; Concierto para violín nº 2; Concierto para violín n.º 2; Concierto para violin n 2; Concierto para violin nº 2; Concierto para violin n.º 2; Concierto para violin nº2 de Mendelssohn; Concierto para violín n 2; Concierto para violin n 2 de Mendelssohn; Concierto para violín n 2 de Mendelssohn; Concierto para violin n. 2; Concierto para violín n. 2; Concierto para violín nº2 de Mendelssohn; ไวโอลินคอนแชร์โต ในบันไดเสียง อี ไมเนอร์; Concert per a violí de Mendelssohn; Mendelssohnin viulukonsertto; Violinkonzert; Violinkonzert e-Moll op. 64; メンコン; メン・コン; Violinski koncert- Mendelssohn; Vioolconcert in e-klein; Vioolconcert (Mendelssohn-Bartholdy); concerto n° 2 pour violon et orchestre en mi mineur; concerto pour violon n° 2 de Mendelssohn; concerto n° 2 pour violon et orchestre; concerto n° 2 pour violon; concerto pour violon n° 2; concerto pour violon et orchestre n° 2 de Mendelssohn; Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64; קונצ'רטו לכינור במי מינור, אופוס 64; Konserto Biola dalam E Minor, Op. 64
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; LCCN: n91030067; GND: 300101902
Composer Mendelssohn, Felix
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.64 ; MWV O 14
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IFM 196
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegro molto appassionato (528 bars)
  2. Andante - Allegretto non troppo (123 bars)
  3. Allegro molto vivace (234 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1838-1844 (Sept. 16), rev.1845
First Performance. 1845-03-13 in Leipzig, Saal des Gewandhauses
Ferdinand David (violin), Gewandhaus orchestra, Niels Gade (conductor)
First Publication. 1845 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel // London: J. J. Ewer & Co. // Milan: J. Ricordi
(Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1845), p.98)
Dedication Ferdinand David
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation violin, orchestra
InstrDetail 18 parts
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings
Related Works See Analytical studies for Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto by Ševčík
Discography MusicBrainz
External Links Wikipedia article
All Music Guide
Concertos by Felix Mendelssohn