|Full title||Piano Trio for violin, cello, and piano / Klaviertrio für Violine, Violoncello und Klavier|
Weigl began this work in 1938 and completed it on 28 January 1939, less than four months after entering on his American exile.
Dedicated to Ira A. Hirschmann.
Performance duration: ca. 22 min.
|Manuscript sources||NYPL JOB 73-127, holograph score (51 numbered pages), with composer's note at the end: 28/I. 1939. See also NYPL JPB 99-7 no. 78, bound copyist's score by W. Weissleder (44 pages), with composer's holograph title and a completion date for each movement—at the end of the Allegro moderato (p. 21): K.W. 23./XII. 1938; of the Andante (p. 31): K.W. 17./I. 1939; and of the Allegro molto (p. 44): K.W. 28./I. 1939.|
|Publication details||Not published in Weigl's lifetime; publisher of record now ACA.|
|Availabiity||Performance score and parts available from ACA and KWF.|
|Recordings||CD: George Marsh, Steven Honigberg, and Joseph Holt; Albany Records TROY437 (2000; recorded in March and April 2000, St. Luke's Church, McLean, Virginia).
CD: Osiris Trio (Ellen Corver, piano, Peter Brunt, violin, and Larissa Groeneveld, cello); Challenge Classics CC72614. Also on the CD: Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) in the 1932 arrangement for piano trio by Eduard Steuermann. Program notes by Paul Scheepers (German, with English translation by Bruce Gordon).
Piano Trio: movement 1, Allegro Moderato
Performances (click icon to expand or collapse list)
|26 May 1942***||New York, private musicale, home of Mrs. H. A. Guinsburg: Stefan Frenkel, violin; Leo Rostal, cello; Bruno Eisner, piano. Also on program: Ysaye, Prelude for violin solo; Bach, arias arranged for soprano and cello.|
|29 January 1966||New York, WNYC radio broadcast, The Brooklyn Museum Concert Series, Karl Weigl Memorial Program:Stanley Hoffman, violin; George Saslow, cello; Zita Carno, piano.|
|9 February 1966||New York, Austrian Forum: Stanley Hoffman, violin; George Saslow, cello; Zita Carno, piano.|
|26 April 1971||New York, Mannes College of Music, Faculty Concert: Isadore Cohen, violin; Jean Schneider Gobermann, cello; Zita Carno, piano.|
|11 July 1981||Aspen, Colorado, Aspen Music Festival 1981: Sylvia Rosenberg, violin; Laszlo Varga, cello; Jeaneane Downs, piano.|
|21 May 2000||Washington, DC, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Chamber Music Series: Georg Marsch, violin; Steven Honigsberg, cello; Joseph Holt, piano.|
|9 January 2009||Manchester, England, Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) Chamber Music Festival, Vienna from Schubert to Schoenberg, Late Morning Concert: Piano Trio, with members of RNCM Chamber Music. Also on program: Brahms, Clarinet Quintet and String Quartet op. 115.|