1947 Concert

Concertino

For piano and wind orchestra with percussion
Commissioned by the Südwestfunk Baden-Baden

Year of composition 1947
Duration 12 minutes

Dedicated to Carl Seemann

I Allegretto
II Allegro pesante
III Molto vivace

World premiere

World premiere 5. october 1947

Baden- Baden

Südwestfunk-Orchester
Piano Carl Seemann

Conductor Werner Egk

Comment

At the Schwetzingen Festival of 1968, John Cranko turned the “Concertino” into a ballet entitled “Fragmente”.

Hans Werner Henze

Instrumentation

2 Flauti 2° anche Ottavino
2 Oboi
2 Clarinetti
2 Fagotti
2 Corni
2 Trombe
2 Tromboni
1 Tuba
3 Timpani
Percussione3 Piatti sospesi
Tamburo piccolo

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