Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61

Ludwig van Beethoven composed his Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61, in 1806. It was written for his colleague Franz Clement, a popular violinist, who had helped him with the composition of his opera Fidelio. The concert premiered in the Theater an der Wien in Vienna, as part of a benefit concert for Clement. It is believed that Beethoven finished the solo part so late that Clement had to sight read part of his performance, and to express his annoyance Clement interrupted the concerto to play a composition of his own ... more

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Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 - I. Allegro ma non troppo
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 - II. Larghetto
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 - III. Rondo, Allegro

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. The crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in ...