Double Bass Concerto No.5 in E-flat major, M.B 7 (Sperger, Johann Matthias)

Authorship Note
RISM doubts Sperger's authorship and suggests Anton Zimmermann. See primary sources below.

Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.
Misc. Notes Landesbibliothek Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (D-SWl): Mus.5177/3a
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General Information

Work Title Double Bass Concerto No.5 in E-flat major
Alternative. Title
Composer Sperger, Johann Matthias
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. M.B 7
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJS 43
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Solo: double bass
Orchestra: 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings
Primary Sources Landesbibliothek Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (D-SWl): Mus.5174/2a (score), Mus.5177/3a (solo part)
Extra Information Viennese tuning, raised a semitone to E major: \relative c { \key c \major \clef bass \hide Stem  \omit Score.TimeSignature < bes es g bes > } Thus the solo double bass is written in D major and sounds a semitone higher than usual.