For two reasons, Weber had hesitated to present the public his opus 79, known as "Konzertstück". As he wrote to music journalist Friedrich Rochlitz, experience shows that minor concertos are less well accepted by the public. Moreover, he feared to be mistaken for a "musical charlatan", because while composing he had come visions of a dramatic love story of the time of the Crusades, which marked their imprint the character of the work . These concerns, however, are unfounded - the virtuoso "Konzertstück" conquers concert halls around the world. It is now available in Urtext edition. The famous pianist Marc-André Hamelin developed the fingering.
(Note from the Ecuador)