Violin Concerto No.3 (Paganini, Niccolò)



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editor (2011/10/9)

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General Information

Work Title Violin Concerto No.3
Alternative. Title
Composer Paganini, Niccolò
Key E major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
  1. Introduzione. Andante (3/4)—Allegro marziale (4/4)
  2. Adagio. Cantabile spianato (₵-cut time)
  3. Polacca. Andantino vivace (3/4)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1826
First Performance. 1828-07-24 - Vienna: Niccolò Paganini (violin)
First Publication. 1970
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo: violin
Orchestra: Fl, Ob, Cl, Bsns, Tpts, Hns, Tbns, Timp, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Strings

Misc. Comments

This is the only one of Paganini's six violin concertos where the complete set of autograph orchestral parts have survived, which are in the composer's own hand and are preserved in Rome.