Concerto for Violin in G Minor

From Wind Repertory Project
Max Bruch

Max Bruch (arr. Mark Hindsley)

This work bears the designation Opus 26.

General Info

Year: 1866 / 1948
Duration: c. 24:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Violin and orchestra
Publisher: Hindsley Transcriptions
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $92.00   |   Score Only (print) - $35.00


1. Vorspiel: Allegro moderato (in G minor)- 8:30
2. Adagio (in E-flat major) – 8:10
3. Finale: Allegro energico (in G major) – 7:45


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26, is one of the most popular violin concertos in the repertoire and, along with the Scottish Fantasy, the composer’s most famous work. It has been recorded often. The concerto was first completed in 1866 and the first performance was given on 24 April 1866 by Otto von Königslow with Bruch himself conducting.

- Program Note from Wikipedia

Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) Concert Band (John P. Paynter, conductor; Angel Reyes, violin) – 2 March 1958

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