Boosey & Hawkes

M060011375

Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. posth.

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    • Composer: Béla Bartók
    • Format: Solo Part with Piano Reduction
    • Instrumentation (this edition): Piano Reduction, Violin
    • Originally for: Violin, Orchestra
    • ISMN: 979-006001137-5
    • Size: 9.1 x 12.2 inches
    • Pages: 32

    A ‘lost' work, only first performed in 1958, after its dedicatee, the violinist Stefi Geyer, had died. The first movement is a radiant idealization of Bartók's true love; the second, a more boisterous picture of Geyer. This work is truly "written from the heart". in essence, it is (unlike his Violin Concerto No. 2) a late-Romantic concerto.