The Listening Service

Concertos: All for one and one for all?

What is a concerto? Tom Service asks how they work and what it is like to be a soloist.

Tracklist

1

Jean Sibelius

Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47: III. Allegro, ma non tanto

2

Sergey Rachmaninov

Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: First Movement

3

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato

4

Antonio Vivaldi

The Four Seasons: Spring, RV269 - I. Allegro

5

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K219 'Turkish': I. Allegro aperto

6

Ludwig van Beethoven

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61: I. Allegro ma non troppo

7

Johannes Brahms

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: I. Allegro non troppo

8

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato

9

Traditional

Finnish folksong

10

Dmitry Shostakovich

Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99: IV. Burlesque

11

Igor Stravinsky

Violin Concerto in D: IV. Capriccio

12

Arnold Schoenberg

Violin Concerto, Op. 36: II. Andante grazioso

13

John Adams

Violin Concerto: I. quarter note = 78

14

Felix Mendelssohn

Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64: III. Allegro non troppo - Allegro molto vivace

15

Gyorgy Ligeti

Violin Concerto: I. Praeludium

16

Philip Venables

Venables Plays Bartok

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