Violin Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op. 6

The Violin Concerto no. 1, Op. 6, was composed by Paganini between 1817 and 1818, revealing that Paganini's technical wizardry was fully developed by this point. He originally intended the piece to be heard in the key of E flat major, the orchestral parts were written in that key, with the solo violin written in D with an instruction for a half-tone scordatura. That way, not only the soloist would be able to achieve effects impossible in Eb, but also the key would muffle a little the sound of the orchestra ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Violin Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op. 6 - I. Allegro maestoso
Violin Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op. 6 - II. Adagio, III. Rondo Allegro spiritoso

Niccolò Paganini

Niccolo Paganini was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was one of the most celebrated violin virtuosi of his time, ...
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