Konzert für Violine und Orchester
KOMPONIST: Alban Berg
VERLAG: Breitkopf und Härtel
INSTRUMENT GROUP: Orchester
The tragic circumstances surrounding the origin of the concerto are well known: Manon Gropius, the daughter of Berg’s friend Alma Mahler, died of polio after the composer had written the first sketches to his violin concerto. In remembrance of her, he dedicated the work “to the memory of an angel”.