Bernhard Crusell (1775−1838)

Concertino [B-flat major, for bassoon and orchestra]

  • Year of composition: 1829
  • Work category: Bassoon and orchestra
  • Dedication: Concertino pour le Basson composé pour son gendre Mr Fr. Preumayr par B. Crusell
  • First performed: 24 September 1829 at Ladugårdsland Church in Stockholm, sol. Franz Preumayr
  • Arrangement/revision: Piano reduction by Harry Ahmas 1984
  • Duration: Approx. 15-20 min

Instrumentation

1.2.2.2 / 2.2.0.0 / timp / str

Examples of printed editions

• Musiikki Fazer, Helsinki 1984 (piano reduction)
• Warner/Chappell Music, Finland Oy 1995 (piano reduction), included in Documenta Musicae Fennicae XX (ISMN M-042-06658-4, ISBN 951-757-485-1)

  • Location autograph: Musik- och teaterbiblioteket

Examples of recordings

• Agnas Musikproduktioner, AM 019 (CD), 2010
Dalasinfoniettan, soloist: Gabriel Litsgård, cond. Alexander Hanson
• Intim Musik, IMCD 015 (CD), 1992
Gothenburg Symphonics, soloist: Anders Engström, cond. Thord Svedlund
• Chandos, CHAN10477 (CD), 2008
Orchestra of Opera North, soloist: Karen Geogheegan, cond. Benjamin Wallfish

Description of work

Allegro brillante B-flat major 4/4 (C), Poco adagio G minor 9/8, Allegro (Tempo 1) B-flat major 4/4 (C), Allegro moderato F major 4/4 (C) (Variazione 1-2), Polacca B-flat major 3/4