Posts tagged as "giovanni-battista-viotti"

Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Viotti: Violin Concerto No. 22

April 29, 2016

It is customary – although also somewhat arbitrary – to divide Beethoven’s career into early, middle and late periods. Be that as it may, his only completed violin concerto comes from the middle period. (Beethoven had attempted a violin concerto in 1790 but only 259 bars of it survive.) He began writing it in late […]