General information
Title CZSinfonietta giocosa
Subtitle CZpro klavír a malý orchestr
Title ENSinfonietta Giocosa
Subtitle ENfor piano and small orchestra
Title DESinfonietta giocosa
Subtitle DEfür Klavier und kleines Orchester
Title FRSinfonietta giocosa [auth.]
Subtitle FRpour piano et petit orchestre
CategoryConcertos
SubcategoryPiano Concertos
Halbreich number and suffix282
Parts of composition (movements)1. Poco allegro; 2. Allegretto poco moderato; 3. Allegro; 4. Andantino (moderato)
Durata28'
Instruments2202-2000-Archi
Solo voicePf
List of characters
Dedicatee Leroux, Germaine
Diplomatic transcription of dedicationÀ Germaine Leroux | à son anniversaire | le dernier cadeau de France.
Note on dedicationDedication on the first page of the autograph piano reduction (1940).
Origin
Place of composition
Year of origin1940
Initiation of composition10/1940
Finishing of composition12.11.1940
Last modification of composition1941
First performance
Performer Germaine Leroux (Pf), Léon Barzin (dirigent/conductor)
Barzin, Léon
Leroux, Germaine
Date of first performance16.03.1942
Location of first performanceNew York, Carnegie Hall
Ensemble The National Orchestral Association
Autograph deposition
InstitutionBohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička
Deposition location
OwnerBohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička
Note on autographAutograph piano score. Autograph score is missing. *** Facsimile of the autograph score and parts in a copyist's hand are held by the Bohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička as well.
Publication
Place of issue
PublisherBoosey & Hawkes
Year of publication1953
CopyrightBoosey & Hawkes, London-New York
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Note
NoteRevised in 1941 in Pleasantville, New York. *** Arrangement for two pianos - Karel Šolc (Boosey and Hawkes, 1951). *** Title on the title page of the facsimile of the autograph score (Bohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička):"Sinfonietta giocosa | pour piano solo et petit orchestre". The title page contains also two dedications: "A | Germaine Leroux | pour son anniversaire | et | pour mon arrivée en Amerique. | B. Martinů | New York. 1/April 1941."; "Souvenir et 'congratulations' | pour le premiere a New York March 1942." *** Estimated durata according to B. Martinů: 7'+6'+8'25''+8' (=29'25'').
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