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Violin Concerto

Violin and Orchestra Study Score

By Alban Berg

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Violin and orchestra (Study Score)
Violin and Orchestra Study Score. Composed by Alban Berg (1885-1935). Edited by Douglas Jarman. This edition: Paperback/Soft Cover. Sheet music. Eulenburg Miniature Scores. Classical. Study score. Composed 1935. 92 pages. Duration 29'. Eulenburg Edition #ETP 1906. Published by Eulenburg Edition (HL.49046240).

Item Number: HL.49046240

ISBN 9783795714536. 6x9 inches.

The violin concerto from 1935 is probably the best-known and most frequently performed instrumental work by Alban Berg. Written on behalf of the violinist Louis Krasner, it is his last completed composition. Krasner played the solo part at the world premiere at the Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona on 19 April 1936 after Berg's death. The concert is dedicated to “The Memory of an Angel”. Berg processed the death of 18-year-old Manon Gropius, who had contracted polio, and his daughter Alma Mahler-Werfel's marriage to architect Walter Gropius. His intention was “to translate the traits of the young girl into musical characters”.

With more than 1,200 titles from orchestral and choral literature, chamber music and music theater, Edition Eulenburg is the largestscore series in the world. It covers a large part of music history from the baroque to classical modernism and looks back on a long tradition.

  • Preface 
  • Vorwort 
  • I. Andante / Allegretto 
  • II. Allegro, ma sempre rubato, frei wie eine Kadenz / Adagio 

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