|Composition Year||1887 ca?|
|Genre Categories||; ; ; ; ;; ; ;|
|Work Title||Violoncelle Concert No. 2 (Ré mineur) pour violoncelle avec l'orchestre ou piano Op.59|
|Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No.||Op.59|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IFN 6|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1887 ca?|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||15 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
Orchestra: Flutes, oboes, clarinets in A, bassoons, horns in F, trumpets in F, timpani, strings
Recorded with 4 other Neruda concertos on cpo.
The evidence on the full score leaves open that the work might have been completed before 1887, since only the date of premiere, not of composition, is actually written anywhere on it.
The parts were also issued by Urbánek (in manuscript copies), also with plate U. 473. Fleisher gives first performance Copenhagen, 1888; handwritten notes in score would suggest 1887 January 15, Vienna and several other performances before 1888... Confusing...