Franz Berwald (1796−1868)

Premier Concerto pour le Violon
[Violin Concerto in C-sharp Minor]

opus 2

1. Allegro moderato
2. Adagio
2. Rondo: Allegretto

  • Year of composition: 1820
  • Work category: Violin and orchestra
  • First performed: 3 March 1821, Stora Börssalen, Stockholm, conducted by the composer and with August Berwald on violin
  • Duration: 20 min

Instrumentation

1.0.2.2 / 2.2.0.0 / timp / str

Examples of printed editions

• Zimmermann, Leipzig/S:t Petersburg n.d., edition for violin and piano
• Bärenreiter, BA4905, Kassel 1974, critical edition

  • Possible call no. and autograph comment: In private ownership

Description of work

1. Allegro moderato C-sharp minor, D-flat major, C-sharp minor 4/4
2. Adagio E major 6/8
2. Rondo: Allegretto E minor, E major, A-flat major, C-sharp minor 2/4