- Shostakovich, Dmitri
Complete Works, V. 16; Concertos no. 1 and no. 2 for Violoncello and Orchestra; Partitura.
Izdatelisvo ''Musika'', Moskva, 1985, Quarter Leather, , , Very Good
190 pp. Full score, quarto, 9 X 11.75 inches. Leatherlike spine printed in black and gold; handsome gray cloth boards with bright gilt stamping of the composer's name. Light wear to extremities, text is clean and unmarked. (Sobranie Sochineniia. [Complete Works, Vol. 16]. Full-page photographic portrait of Shostakovich, two score-page facsimiles in color. Editor's notes in several languages. The concerto for violoncello No. 1, Op. 107, was composed in 1959 and premiered by Mstislav Rostropovich on October 4, 1959, with the Leningrad Philharmonic at the Large hall at the conservatory. The second cello concerto, Op. 126 was composed in 1966 and was also written for Rostopovich and premiered in Moscow on September, 26, 1966, to celebrate the composer's 60th birthday. Concerto No. 1: I. Allegretto, II. Moderato, II. Cadenza, Allegro con Moto. Concerto No. 2: I. Largo, II. Allegretto, III. Allegretto.