Violin Concerto No.3, MS 50 (Paganini, Niccolò)



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Work Title Violin Concerto No.3
Alternative. Title
Name Translations III Koncert skrzypcowy; Concerto pour violon nº 3 de Paganini; Violin Concerto No. 3; Viulukonsertto nro 3; ヴァイオリン協奏曲第3番; 3. violinkoncert; Concerto per violino e orchestra n. 3
Name Aliases III Koncert skrzypcowy E-dur; Paganinin 3. viulukonsertto
Authorities Wikipedia
Composer Paganini, Niccolò
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INP 38
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: flute, oboe, clarinet, 2 bassoons + 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones + timpani, bass drum, cymbals + strings

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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.