• 2(pic).2.2.2/2200/timp/pf/str
  • Violin; piano reduction
  • Violin
  • 22 min
    • 27th September 2022, Brückenpark Müngsten, Solingen, Germany
    • 6th October 2022, Carelia Hall, Joensuu, Finland
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Programme Note

The first movement — Allegro molto moderato — begins with a lyrical first subject announced at once by the solo violin, without any orchestral introduction. The movement as a whole has, perhaps, more the character of sonata than concerto form. The second movement — Andante sostenuto — is introduced by an extended oboe solo. The violin enters with a contrasting and rhapsodic theme, after which it repeats the oboe melody of the beginning. The last movement, a perpetual motion, exploits the more brilliant and virtuoso characteristics of the violin.

— Samuel Barber

Media

Violin Concerto, Op. 14: I. Allegro
Violin Concerto, Op. 14: II. Andante
Violin Concerto, Op. 14: III. Presto in moto perpetuoso

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