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Violin concerto

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A violin concerto is a concerto for solo violin and orchestra. Such works have been written from the Baroque period when the solo concerto form was first developed up to the present day. Many major composers have provided examples, with the best known including those by Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky and Vivaldi.

Some violin concertos, especially in the modern era, accompany the violin with a chamber ensemble instead of an orchestra. Allan Pettersson's first concerto, for violin solo with string quartet, is an example and may be an extreme one.

Notable violin concerti

Selected list of other concertante works for violin and orchestra

See also

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