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Concerto en re - Concerto in D

for violin and orchestra

By Igor Stravinsky

Violin and orchestra (Study Score) - difficult
For violin and orchestra. Composed by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971). Edited by Manfred Karallus. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Eulenburg Taschenpartituren (Pocket Scores). Classical. Study Score. Composed 1931. 72 pages. Duration 22'. Eulenburg Edition #ETP 1815. Published by Eulenburg Edition (HL.49009695).

Item Number: HL.49009695

ISBN 9783795762285. 5.5x7.5 inches.

The idea of a violin concerto came from Stravinsky's publisher at the time, Willy Strecker from Schott, and violinist Samuel Dushkin. Stravinsky even noted in his autobiography that the availability of advice from Dushkin's was a factor in writing the piece. He also sought the opinions of composer and violinist Paul Hindemith who reassured Stravinsky about his concerns with writing for an instrument he was unfamiliar with. The help he received may have helped Stravinsky discover new possibilities for the instrument.

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  • March 21, 2007 What a piece - for study and performance

    This piece is incredible. I am a violinist performing this work, and score study is critical. This is a great edition with a fascinating essay about the work. Clear and easy to understand.

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