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Violin Concertos Through the Ages
Concertos got their start in 17th century Italy. The history of violin concertos follows the history of great violinists.
1. A concerto is a piece of music in which one or more solo instruments plays with a larger group.
2.Which of the following did Franz Joseph Haydn NOT do?
conduct an orchestra
play the violin
play the saxophone
3. Who was the greatest violinist in the last half of the 19th century?
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