Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

George Rochberg

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Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
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Quick Overview

The bulk of the writing of my violin concerto took place in the spring and summer of 1974. It is an elegiac work ? even romantic in spirit. From the first ideas that came to me through their eventual realization, I was conscious of one thing: to work out the tradition of the violin concerto which began with Mozart and continued through Bart

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Additional Information

Commission Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony for Isaac Stern.
Composition Date 1974
Duration 00:40:00
Orchestration Solo Vln.; 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1; Timp. Cel. 2Hp. Str.
Premiere April 4th, 1975. Isaac Stern, Violin, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Donald Johanos.