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1929

Dvorak's Cello Concerto was performed in Prague

26 April 1929

Antonin Dvorak's 'Cello Concerto in A Major' was performed in Prague 64 years after its composition. This piece was composed for cellist Ludevit Peer and was found by composer Günter Raphael years later.

 

1920

Fauré was granted the Grand-Croix of the Légion d'Honneur

26 April 1920

Gabriel Fauré received the Grand-Croix of the Légion d'Honneur, a privilege deemed unusual for a composer at the time. He was 75 years of age and had recently retired from the Paris Conservatoire.

    Barcarolle No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 26

    Sonata in A Major, Kk. 500 (Allegro)

    Barcarolle No. 2 in G Major, Op. 41

    Sonata in C Major, Kk. 501 (Allegretto)

    Barcarolle No. 3 in G-Flat Major, Op. 42

    Sonata in C Major, Kk. 502 (Allegro)

 

1830

Premiere of Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 4

26 April 1830

The premiere of his Niccolo Paganini's 'Violin Concerto No.4' took place in Frankfurt, Germany. He had composed it in the fall of 1829.

    No. 5 in F-Sharp Minor (Arr. J. Joachim)

    I. Allegro

    No. 1, Malagueña (Arr. J. Heifetz)

    II. Largo

    No. 4, Burleska (Arr. J. Gingold)

    III. Vivace

 

1744

Death of Domenico Sarri

26 April 1744

    I. Allegro

    Kyrie eleison: Allegro (Chorus)

    I. Allegrissimo

    Gloria: Allegro moderato (Chorus)

    I. Largo

    Laudamus te: Andante (Solo Quartet)

 

1744

Death of Domenico Natale Sarro

26 April 1744

    Recitativo "Ciò che donò la frode"

    No. 1 in B Major

    Recitativo "In te, sposa Griselda, mi uccido"

    Ballade No. 3 in A-Flat Major, Op. 47

    Aria "Vorresti col tuo pianto"

    I. Allegro moderato

 

1982

Death of Felix Greissle

26 April 1982

    Sehr langsam (bar 1)

    In iejunio et fletu

    I. Langsam

    O Salutaris hostia

    Cello Sonata

    Lamentations I