Violin Concerto (Reznicek, Emil von)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Richard Birnbach, 1924. Plate R.B. 1665.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto
Alternative. Title
Composer Reznicek, Emil von
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IER 66
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements
  1. Allegro molto (attacca)
  2. Allegretto con commodo, capriccioso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918 (begun)
First Performance. 1925 February 26 (Ignatz Waghalter, violin solo) (but see below)
First Publication. 1924
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25-33 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Violin, Orchestra (2 flutes, 1 playing piccolo; 2 oboes, 1 playing English horn; 2 clarinets; 2 bassoons; 4 horns; 2 trumpets; timpani; cymbals; bass drum; strings)
External Links All Music Guide
Fleisher Collection

Misc. Comments

Related to the Concertstück of 1918, but did not remain in that form. According to cpo's notes to their recording of the latter, the composer wasn't satisfied with the concerto until 1940, which is the year he gives for its premiere.