Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Romances - Fritz Kreisler (violin cadenza); Liza Ferschtman (violin); Ludwig van Beethoven (violin cadenza);...

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  1. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
  2. Romance for violin & orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40
  3. Romance for violin & orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50
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As was his tendency in so many genres, Beethoven's only violin concerto broke new ground and defined the genre for generations of composers to come. Its sheer length -- particularly the first movement at well over 20 minutes -- dwarfs all violin concertos that came before it. Beethoven also did not remain rigidly faithful to formal rules or ...

Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Romances 2011, Challenge Classics

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