Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Concerto for violin and orchestra

Year of composition

1950-1951

Duration

30'

Scored for

Violin and orchestra: 2 2 2 2 - 2 2 1 0 - timp. - harp - piano - strings

Publication information

Universal Edition, reduced score for violin and piano (UE11678); study score available at Musikproduktion Hoeflich (mph no.461)

Premiere

World premiere: Basle, 24 January 1952. Hansheinz Schneeberger, violin; Paul Sacher, conductor

Recordings (selective list)

  • ‘Frank Martin interprète Frank Martin’
    Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin
    Orchestre Symphonique de la Radio Luxembourg
    Frank Martin, conductor
    Jecklin-Disco JD 632-2 ℗ + © 1989 (FMS020)

  • Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin
    L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
    Ernest Ansermet, conductor
    DECCA PY 925 ℗ 1955 © 1996 (FMS074)

  • Baiba Skride, violin
    BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    Thierry Fischer, conductor
    ORFEO C 849 121 A ℗ + © 2012 (FMS204)

  • Paul Kling, violin
    The Louisville Orchestra
    Robert Whitney, conductor
    First Edition Music FECD-0020 ℗ + © 2003 (FMS035)

  • ‘Legendary conductors’
    Joseph Szigeti, violin
    New York Philharmonic Orchestra
    Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor
    (Live recording 16-11-1952)
    Asdisc AS 626 ℗ 1991 (FMS100)

  • Stuart Canin, violin
    Berkeley Symphonic Orchestra
    Stuart Canin, conductor
    New Albion Records NA086CD ℗ + © 1996 (FMS128)

  • Piotr Milewski, violin
    Bieler Symphonieorchester
    Grzegorz Nowak, conductor
    GALLO CD-582 ℗ + © 1991 (FMS164)

  • Dene Olding, violin
    Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
    Hiroyuki Iwaki, conductor
    ABC Classics 8.77000 4 ℗ 1990 + © 1991 (FMS199)

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