Double Bass Concerto No.3 in B-flat major, M.B 5 (Sperger, Johann Matthias)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
Misc. Notes Landesbibliothek Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (D-SWl): Mus.5176/1
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Work Title Double Bass Concerto No.3 in B-flat major
Alternative. Title
Composer Sperger, Johann Matthias
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. M.B 5
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 27
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation double bass, orchestra
External Links Thomas Nickerson (2013). Thematic Catalogue for Upright Bass Concerti
Extra Information The score dates from 1778 and is marked "No.3". RISM mislabels the catalog number as M.B 4 rather than 5.
Viennese tuning, raised a semitone: \relative c { \key c \major \clef bass \hide Stem  \omit Score.TimeSignature < bes es g bes > } Thus the solo double bass is written in A major and sounds a semitone higher than usual.