Violin Concerto No.5

Niccolò Paganini

Violin Concerto No.5 in A minor

MS78, MS5649

About this work...

Paganini wrote this concerto (one of the most showily virtuosic ever written) to flaunt his violinistic virtuosity as no other music of his time could. In and around melodies that are ardently if not profoundly expressive the soloist gets to show off lines in the violin's highest compass, wide leaps of register, dashin...