Violin Concerto in B-flat major (Cannabich, Christian)

Authorship Note
This work was formerly attributed to Joseph Haydn.

Sheet Music


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Arranger Max Seiffert (1868-1948), harpsichord realization
Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1915. Plate Part.B. 2443.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin and Piano (Gärtner)

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Arranger Hermann Gärtner (1865-ca.1920), arrangement and cadenza
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, No.2893, 1915. Plate 26211.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto in B-flat major
Alternative. Title
Composer Cannabich, Christian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Hob.VIIa:B2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICC 13
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Allegro con giusto (B major)
  2. Adagio (F major)
  3. Tempo di Menuetto (B major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1767
First Publication. 1915 – Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation violin, strings
Extra Information The concerto was first published by Breitkopf in 1915 in a piano reduction by Hermann Gärtner. It was the third of a three-work set with the Violin Concerto in C major, Hob.VIIa:1 and the Violin Concerto in G major, Hob.VIIa:4*. Another edition was published in 1977.