Weber Bassoon concerto in F Major, op.75

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<Weber Bassoon concerto in F Major, op.75>

When and where was it composed and first performed? Name at least one other work written by Weber within a year of this concerto.

The concerto was written from November 14 to 27, 1811. Brandt played the premiere in Munich on December 28, 1811, but Weber had already left for Switzerland, the next destination on his concert tour. Brandt had the opportunity to perform the concerto three more times, in Vienna (December 27, 1812), Prague (February 19, 1813), and Ludwigslust (March 21, 1817). Weber was able to attend the concert in Prague which was second time. In 1811, Weber also wrote 'Clarinet concerto No.1 in f minor, op.73' and 'Clarinet concerto No.2 in E flat Major, op.74'.

What is the form of the first movement? Identify the main section of this movement, saying precisely where each section begins and ends.

This piece has Double-exposition sonata-allegro form. First exposition which is played by only orchestra is m1 to m38, and Second exposition is m39 to m139. After second exposition, development section is started from m140 to m179. Recapitulation section is m180 to m222 and finally coda is coming in m223 to m247. There is no Cadenza in this piece.

Identify the keys featured in each section of the first movement, and the passages where modulations occur. (again, give measure numbers.)

Starting with F major, all the first exposition's key is same. Before the second exposition, the first exposition is ended with five (V). The second exposition is started in same way like the first exposition (in F major). But in Theme2 which is m88, it started in C major. Before the Theme 2, we can find B natural from m70 to m87 and it means Weber used chromatic modulation by changing B flat...