Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23 (Schumann, Robert)




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For Violin and Piano

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Jimhoyl (2007/3/13)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d. Plate M. 16174 G.
Reprint of German score with Russian titles, plate number stripped in.
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto
Alternative. Title
Composer Schumann, Robert
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. WoO 23
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IRS 160
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1853 September-October
First Performance. 1937-11-26 — Berlin Philharmonic, Georg Kulenkampff (violinist)
First Publication. 1937
Dedication Joseph Joachim
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo: Violin
Related Works Theme in E-flat major
External Links Wikipedia Article

Misc. Comments

Not performed (in public) by its dedicatee or at all until 1937 (see Wikipedia.) (First US performances given in December 1937, with Yehudi Menuhin, violin.) (etc. Also: Schumann's 1854 WoO 24 Geister-Variations are more or less based on the main theme of the Langsam movement of this concerto, transposed down a fifth to E-flat. It's a (long) story... - Schissel