Piano Concerto No. 1 (Glazunov)

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Alexander Glazunov composed his Piano Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Opus, 92, in 1911, during his tenure as director of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. The concerto is dedicated to Leopold Godowsky, whom Glazunov had heard on tour in St. Petersburg in 1905.

Form[edit]

The concerto is written in two movements, the second being a theme and variations forming an amalgam of slow movement, scherzando elements and finale (coda).[1]

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Tema con variazoni
    1. Tema (Andante tranquilo)
    2. Variation I
    3. Variation II (chromatica) Andantino
    4. Variation III (Eroica) Allegro moderato)
    5. Variation IV (lyrica) Adagio
    6. Variation V (Intermezzo) Allegro
    7. Variation VI (quasi una fantasia) Lento
    8. Variation VII Mazurka: Allegretto
    9. Variation VIII Scherzo: Allegro ma non troppo
    10. Variation IX Finale: Allegro moderato

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Pott, 6.

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