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  1. Paganini, Niccolò, legendary Italian violinist; b. Genoa, Oct. 27, ; d. Nice, May 27, His father, a poor dockworker, gave him his first lessons on the mandolin and violin, after which.
  2. The Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor was composed by Niccolò Paganini in It is one of the most widely performed of Paganini's last four violin concertos. A typical performance lasts about 40 minutes. It is in fact the last concerto of Paganini (the concerto #6 was partly written in .
  3. The Violin Concerto no. 2 in Bm was composed by Paganini in In this work he held back on the virtuoso effects in favour of a more matura melodic style. The third movement owes its nickname of La Campanella to the little bell that Paganini prescribes to presage each recurrence of the Rondo Theme.
  4. Paganini wrote this concerto to flaunt his violinistic virtuosity as no other music of his time could. In and around melodies that are ardently if not profoundly expressive the soloist gets to show off lines in the violin's highest compass, wide leaps of register, dashing scales and arpeggios, strings of trills, =saltando= bowing, and passages in double stops.
  5. Indeed, based on contemporary accounts of Paganini’s performing style, it can be argued that a transcription à la Wilhelmj is in fact more historically informed than a mere rendition of the notes as supposedly played by Paganini himself.1 Given Wilhelmj’s importance in the history of violin playing and his many changes in Paganini’s.
  6. Browse: Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 3 in E major This page lists all recordings of Violin Concerto No. 3 in E major by Niccolò Paganini (). Showing 1 - 10 of 17 results.
  7. Nicolo Paganini, Heribert Esser, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Shmuel Ashkenasi - Paganini: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 "La Campanella" - treadpehelneydoiba.oserarxabugaxymaputenredea.infoinfo Music/5(13).
  8. Paganini composed his second violin concerto about eight years after the first when his fame as a virtuoso soloist had been fully established. It is perhaps for this reason that the Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 2, in B minor, Op. 7 -- subtitled "La Campanella" ("The Bell," after the persistent use of a triangle in the famous theme of the final movement) -- focuses more on pure melodic.
  9. Paganini wrote this concerto (one of the most showily virtuosic ever written) to flaunt his violinistic virtuosity as no other music of his time could. left-hand =pizzicati=, and passages in harmonics and double stops. The orchestra accompanies discretely and sometimes speaks up in =tutti= passages of its own. Much of the music recalls.

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