Violin Rhapsody No.2, Sz.90 (Bartók, Béla)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Violin and Orchestra (Composer)
Revised version (1944-45)
Vienna: Universal Edition, 1931.
London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1949. Plate 16230.
2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd doubling english horn),
2 clarinets in A (2nd doubling bass clarinet in A), 2 bassoons, 2 horns in F,
2 trumpets in C, trombone, bass tuba, timpani,
percussion (side drum (without snares), triangle, cymbals, bass drum),
piano and celesta (1 player), harp, strings
|Work Title||Rhapsody No.2 for Violin and Orchestra|
|Alternative Title||Folk Dances No.2 for Violin and Orchestra|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||Sz.90 ; BB 96|
|Year/Date of Composition||1928, revised 1944-45|
|First Performance||1928-11-19 in Amsterdam - violin and piano
1932-01-24 in Amsterdam - violin and orchestra
|First Publication||1929 - Vienna: Universal Edition|
1929 (violin and piano)
|Dedication||Zoltán Székely (1903-2001)|
|Average Duration||12 minutes|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|External Links||Wikipedia article|