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Violin Concerto No.1, Op.31

Category Orchestral > Concertos
Composed 1982-1983
Duration (approx) 24 minutes

2(II=picc). 2(II=ca). 2(II=Ebcl).bsax(=bcl). 2(II=cbsn) - 4221 - timp - perc(2): jazz drum kit/BD/tam-t/tamb/tgl/ch. cym/bell
tree/glsp/vib/xyl/mar/crot - cel(=pno) - harp - strings (min


An arrangement of the first movement as a fantasia, Op.26.

Related Works White Nights (violin, small orchestra), Op.26
Recording(s) Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Oboe Concerto, After Sunrise
Publisher Faber Music
First performance 2 November 1983
Venue Studio 7, Manchester
Orchestra / Ensemble BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Bryden Thomson
Soloists / Players Ernst Kovacic (violin)
Review Bayan Northcott, The Sunday Telegraph, 8 July 1984

… a big, two-movement piece, which in its episodic, strongly contrasted way showed a refreshing independence of conventional procedures …