Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Opus 26 by Max Bruch (1838-1920). Edited by Zino Francescatti. For violin and piano accompaniment. Classical Period. Difficulty: difficult. Instrumental solo book. Bowings, fingerings and piano accompaniment. Composed 1864-67. 42 pages. Published by International Music Company (IM.865).
With bowings, fingerings and piano accompaniment. Classical Period. 9x12 inches.
Location: from Alpine UT
Location: from New York
March 22, 2007
Pretty much a kick-butt concerto
This is one of the more popular violin concertos, and pretty much a must for anyone whose serious about music. The third movement is by far the hardest of the three, and the most worthwhile. The whole piece, however, is full of awesome melodies.
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Location: from San Diego, CA
November 24, 2006
Francescatti piano reduction is fun.
Francescatti gets beyond the endless tremolo in the left hand unless absolutely necessary. This piece plays as if written for the piano; very comfortable for the most part. The violin parts are incredibly beautiful and not too tiring, as the piece is not really long. Excellent choice of a concerto...
23 of 44 people found this review helpful.
Location: from New York,New York
January 21, 2004
This is an amazing concerto. The first movement begins with a drumroll and winds until the the violinist enters with a cadenza. The movement encounters few difficulty with the exception of various g flats in the upper range. The second movement is a marvelous melodious and romantic movement which is...
21 of 44 people found this review helpful.