Max Bruch – Violin Concerto No.1 G minor Op.26 (Menuhin, 1961)

 

  1. VorspielAllegro moderato
  2. Adagio
  3. Finale: Allegro energico

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 Max Bruch‘s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26, is one of the most popular violin concertos in the repertory. It continues to be performed and recorded by many violinists and is arguably Bruch’s most famous composition.[1]
History

The concerto was first completed in 1866 and the first performance was given on 24 April 1866 by Otto von Königslow with Bruch himself conducting. The concerto was then considerably revised with help from celebrated violinist Joseph Joachim and completed in its present form in 1867. The premiere of the revised concerto was given by Joachim in Bremen on 5 January 1868 with Karl Martin Rheinthaler conducting.[2]       More…

 

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