Violin Concerto No.2, Op.86 (Gernsheim, Friedrich)


Sheet Music

Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin and Piano

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Engraver Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Jul. Heinr. Zimmermann, 1913. Plate Z. 5986.
Misc. Notes possibly a bleached version of the scan at BSB? (do not remove this line, others may have something to add.)
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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Gernsheim, Friedrich
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.86
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
  1. Allegro risoluto
  2. Andante cantabile
  3. Allegro giocoso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1912?
First Performance. 1913 October 20
First Publication. 1913 – Leipzig: Jul. Heinr. Zimmermann
Dedication Seinem Freunde Henri Marteau
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes (estimated)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo: violin
Orchestra: 2 flutes/piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons + 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba + timpani, glockenspiel + strings

Misc. Comments

1912 composition date according to Emery (1928, 1969 revision?) "The Violin Concerto".

The full score (a rare thing it seems, but the Fleisher Collection at the Free Library of Philadelphia seems to list a copy, 80 pages) was published 1914 (they also have the parts).

Premiered 1913-10-20 - see Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, Jg. 80, 30 Oct.1913, p.609, article on Gernsheim's New Violin Concerto.