Franz Berwald (1796−1868)

Duo für Pianoforte und Violoncello [or violin, B-flat major]

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1. Allegro ma non troppo, attacca
2. Poco adagio quasi andante, attacca
3. Allegro agitato

  • Year of composition: 1857
  • Work category: Cello and piano
  • Dedication: 'für den Violoncellisten Herrn Bernhard Cossman'
  • First performed: January 1859 (Weimar?), Bernhard Cossman (cello)
  • Duration: 19 min
  • Detailed duration: Lidström-Forsberg: 18'33''

Examples of printed editions

Edition Suecia, Stockholm, revised by Sven Kjellström, 1946 (cello, violin and piano part)

Bärenreiter, Kassel 1987, BA 4914 (Monumenta Musicae Sveciae: Franz Berwald Sämtliche Werke, vol. 14), ed. Kathleen Kuzmick Hansell

Location for score and part material

Statens musik- och teaterbibliotek

Literature

Robert Layton: 'Berwald', Sthlm 1956, pp. 89, 109 ff, 115, 132

Klaus Stahmer: 'Ein Beitrag Berwalds zur romantischen Sonatenform. Das Duo für Violoncello und Klavier (1858)' in Svensk tidskrift för musikforskning 1977/2, pp. 23-33

Description of work

1. Allegro ma non troppo B-flat major 3/4
2. Poco adagio quasi andante G major 4/4 (C)
3. Allegro agitato B-flat major alla breve