Allegro Appassionato Op. 43 by : Camille Saint-Saens : Peter Jost
At the beginning of the 1870s; Saint-Saëns displayed a particular partiality for the violoncello. He composed his first cello sonata in December 1872; immediately after having completed the first cello concerto. It was presumably directly after this that he wrote the “Allegro appassionato” for cello and piano op. 43 that also appeared in a version for orchestra three years later. We do not know why he wrote the work; but it is likely that after having written two weighty works for cello; Saint-Saëns wanted to write something “easier” that was also suitable as an encore. David Geringas kindly provided the fingering and bowing for the brilliant cello part.
|Publisher||Henle Urtext Edition|
| Length x Width ||12.2 x 9.25 inches |
| Shipping Weight||0.28 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL51481227|
|Voicing Description||Score and Solo Part|
| 1st Publication Date||09/2014|
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