Pierre, Rode: Violin Concerto No.5 in D Major, Op.7 (Rode005) – sheet music

Title
$54.00

The performance material for this work is available for hire.

Please use this form to send us the details about your planned performance and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible with more details.

If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to write to us using our contact form.

Add to wishlist

Description

Rode, Pierre (1774-1830)

Product Code: RODE005
Description: Violin Concerto No.5 in D Major, Op.7
Year of Publication: 2010
Instrumentation: Vn; 2fl 2ob 2fag 2cor 2trbe 2vn va vc/b
Binding: Score: Spiral / Parts: Unbound
Duration: 23 min(s)
Option(s): Score (Hardcopy):$72.00/ Score + CD (Hardcopy): $82.00/ Score (PDF):$54.00/ Performance material on hire
Solo Instrument(s): Violin

Details

The Violin Concerto No. 5 in D major, probably written around 1800/1801, is more pastoral in character than the bold First Concerto. The first movement begins with an Adagio introduction featuring mellow woodwind, which gives away after ten measures to the main Allegro giusto tempo. A contrasting gently rocking theme reappears both in the development/contrasting section and the recapitulation. The Siciliano is an elegant and introspective movement. After a full orchestral statement of the Siciliano theme, the soloist enters with a dolce second theme. After this material is fully explored and followed by a subsequent orchestral tutti, the soloist enters with the theme with which the orchestra began the movement, winding down to a quiet close, the soloist playing until the end. Among the most interesting aspects of the concerto's Rondo à la russe finale is the main rondo tune. Schwarz identified it as based on the tune used by Beethoven in his Variations for solo piano WoO71 (after Wranitzky's ballet Das Waldmädchen), and Wranitzky's theme is in turn based on the rondo finale of one of Giornovichi's violin concertos. Schwarz claimed that, though distorted, the theme ultimately derives from the Russian folk-tune "In the Field Stood a Little Birch Tree". Rode's treatment contains all the energy and brio of his finales and is a delight from beginning to end.