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(Violin) VIVALDI’S fame rested in his day (the early eighteenth century), chiefly on his virtuosity. Besides being a notable performer on the violin, he conducted an' Orchestra of girls at a foundling hospital in his native Venice, and also held office as a Priest of St. Mark's.
He wrote about eighty Concertos, in all of which the Violin plays a leading part. The work we are to hear, in an arrangement for
Violin and Pianoforte, is in three Movements,' respectively quick, slow, and very quick.

5GB Daventry (Experimental)

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