Violin Concerto, Op.64 (Mendelssohn, Felix)

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Performer Pages University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)
Performers Frank Wen, violin
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Misc. Notes Performed 4 December 2010, Mandel Hall. From archive.org.
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Kateperry (2021/4/12)

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Performers Franziska Früh (violin)
Fulda Symphonic Orchestra, Simon Schindler (conductor)
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Rgagnaux (2017/2/27)

Performer Pages Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (orchestra)
Performers Michel Schwalbé
Samuel Baud-Bovy
Publisher Info. Radio Suisse Romande, 1960
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Misc. Notes Recorded March 25, 1960 in Geneva, Victoria Hall
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For 4 Accordions and Bass Accordion (De Bra)

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Pauldebra (2020/5/17)

Performers Professor P (Paul De Bra playing 4 different accordions and bass accordion)
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Irishmaestro (2013/8/22)

Publisher. Info. Autograph manuscript, dated 16th September 1844.
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Misc. Notes Manuscript was formerly in the Prussian State Library, Berlin.
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homerdundas (2008/11/19)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdys Werke, Serie 4
Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1874-82. Plate M.B. 18.
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Scott Greig (2012/6/4)

Editor Scott Greig
Publisher. Info. Scott Greig, 2004.
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Misc. Notes Typeset in Sibelius. [Grateful for this transcription, but wish it were unedited.]
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Parts

Violin Solo

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Generoso (2009/12/21)

Editor Leopold Auer (1845-1930)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1917. Plate 19692.
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Jaschaheifetz (2009/12/16)

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Doniol (2019/4/3)

Editor Carl Flesch (1873-1944)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Edition Peters, No.1731a, 1927. Plate 9685.
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Orchestra

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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

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Generoso (2009/1/5)

Editor Julius Rietz (1812–1877)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate Orch.B. 4493.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Editor Paul Kim
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Misc. Notes Transposed parts based on the original edition above (Breitkopf & Härtel).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Cello and Orchestra (Berrocal)

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Arranger Joseba Berrocal
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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.
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For Piano and Orchestra (Martin)

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Schalltrichter (2017/9/26)

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Arranger Étienne Martin (1856-1945)
Publisher. Info. Brussels: Schott, n.d. Plate S. F. 4995.
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Misc. Notes Dedication: à son ami Monsieur Arthur de Greef (1862–1940)
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Bibliothèque nationale de France, Musique (F-Pn): VMA-449 (2)
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Arranger Karl Grohmann (b. 1870)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: August Cranz, n.d. Plate 42524.
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For Violin and Strings (Kowalewski)

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For Violin and Piano

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IgorCello (2018/11/20)

Editor Georgy Dulov (1875-1940)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1915. Plate 38279.
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Misc. Notes Volume 956
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Aldona Jones (2012/6/16)

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Editor Albert Roussel (1869-1937)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1916. Plate D. & F. 9412.
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Massenetique (2012/8/13)

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Massenetique (2012/8/13)

Editor Leopold Auer (1845-1930)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1917. Plate 19692-48.
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For Viola and Piano (Soontornniyomkij)

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Misc. Notes For the piano part, use the one from the arrangement for violin and piano (see above)
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For 2 Pianos (Martin)

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Arranger Étienne Martin (1856-1945)
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For Piano 4 hands (Brandts Buys)

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Arranger Jan Brandts Buys (1868-1933)
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, n.d. Plate U.E. 606.
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For Piano 4 hands (Rösler)

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Morel (2011/12/12)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d. Plate 6049.
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For Piano (Smith)

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Generoso (2009/11/1)

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Publisher. Info. London: Ashdown & Parry, n.d.(ca.1865). Plate A. & P. No. 5801.
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Andante (No.2)

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Misc. Notes 2nd violin accompaniment for teaching and performing purposes
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For Organ (Cruickshank)

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Arranger William Alexander Campbell Cruickshank (1854-1934)
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Arranger Ebenezer Prout (1835-1909)
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For Piano (Duval)

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Publisher. Info. Amsterdam: G. Alsbach & Co., n.d. Plate G. A. & C. 104.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto
Alternative. Title Violin Concerto [No.2]
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 (attacca):
  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 — 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
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, strings
Related Works See Analytical studies for Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Op.21 by Otakar Ševčík
Discography MusicBrainz
Wikipedia (section)
External Links Wikipedia article
All Music Guide
Concertos by Felix Mendelssohn