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Concert Piece op. 79

for Piano and Orchestra

By Marc-Andre Hamelin

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2 pianos, 4-hands
For Piano and Orchestra. Edited by Ernst Herttrich. Arranged by Marc-Andre Hamelin. Sheet music. Henle Music Folios. Classical. Piano reduction for 2 pianos. Op. 79. G. Henle #HN829. Published by G. Henle (HL.51480829).

Item Number: HL.51480829

9.25x12.25 inches.

There were two reasons behind Weber's hesitation to perform his opus 79, known as 'Concert Piece' in public. As he wrote to the music journalist Friedrich Rochlitz, experience had shown that concertos in minor keys were not as well-received by the public. Furthermore he was worried that he would be misjudged as a 'musical charlatan' because while composing it he had had visions of a dramatic love story at the time of the crusades, which had influenced the character of the work. His concerns were superfluous; the effective virtuoso piece conquered the concert stages all over the world. It is now available for the fi rst time as an Urtext edition. The world famous pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin provided the fingering.?

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