Basic Details

Title
Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra
Availability
Out of Print
Category
Orchestral
Instrumentation
Vlc; 2.2.2.3-4.2.0.0-3perc-harp.cel-str
Duration
21'
Publisher
Ricordi (Franco Colombo Inc.)
Premiere
  • World: Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA, March 24th, 1950 (Philadelphia Orchestra; Eugene Ormandy, conductor; Paul Olefsky, cello)
Parts/Movements
  1. Rider on the Plains
  2. Variations on a Southern Hymn
  3. Children's Games
Versions
Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (cello and piano) (W186)

Cataloging Information

Copyright
©1952 Ricordi
Year Composed
1950
M.S. Location
The Virgil Thomson Papers at Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University
Cardell Number
Orch3[A-E]
Meckna Number
W36

Additional Info

Notes

Portions used for the ballet The Harvest According (1952; ms.; See W5)

Related Persons

Attachments

Related Works

The Harvest According - Related Works

The Harvest According, a ballet with music from:

Symphony on a Hymn Tune (1928; Southern; See W10)

Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (1950; Ricordi/Belwin Mills; See W36)

Suite from "The Mother of Us All" (1949; G. Schirmer; See W35)