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Definitions and meanings of word "concerto"

• Noun: a composition for orchestra and a soloist

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Itzhak Perlman
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Jewish Musician
Born Friday 31 August 1945
Lope de Vega
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Spanish Poet, Playwright
Sunday 25 November 1562 - Monday 27 August 1635
Andre Boucourechliev
one quote about concerto
French Composer
Tuesday 28 July 1925 - Thursday 13 November 1997
John Hawkins
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English Businessman, Administrator
1532 - 1595
Nigel Kennedy
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English Musician
Born Friday 28 December 1956
Leila Josefowicz
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Canadian Musician
Born Thursday 20 October 1977
Linda Lavin
one quote about concerto
American Actress
Born Friday 15 October 1937
Gyorgy Ligeti
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Hungarian Composer
Monday 28 May 1923 - Monday 12 June 2006
Alfred Schnittke
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Russian Composer
Saturday 24 November 1934 - Monday 3 August 1998
Evelyn Glennie
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Scottish Musician
Born Monday 19 July 1965
George Shearing
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British Musician, Composer
Wednesday 13 August 1919 - Monday 14 February 2011

There are many collaborations I'd like to explore. One is to co-write a rap concerto with Eminem.

Evelyn Glennie

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Harmony is pure love, for love is a concerto.

Evelyn Glennie

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At the end of the competition, I played the Liszt concerto and I felt my head was on the block. Well, I won.

Evelyn Glennie

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This kind of prelude was succeeded by the concerto itself which he executed with a degree of spirit and firmness that no one has ever pretended to equal.

Evelyn Glennie

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Even if you're playing Brahms or a Beethoven concerto, you've got to have a different vantage point, slightly, each time.

Evelyn Glennie

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It's nice not to have the majority of the attention on me like there is when playing a concerto with an orchestra.

Evelyn Glennie

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I'd forget the piece just before I went out to do the concerto, the panic was too great. This was not anything that gave me pleasure. This was fulfilling somebody else's dream.

Evelyn Glennie

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In my piano concerto I developed this polyphony to much higher complexity.

Evelyn Glennie

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When you play a concerto with a small orchestra, you don't feel it is as important as Carnegie Hall. You try to work out all the little problems. Once that's all done, trust comes in.

Evelyn Glennie

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Do you know that my very first experience as a composer was a 'Concerto for Accordion?'

Evelyn Glennie

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The way it works: The orchestra plays a few selections of its own and I terminate the first part of the programme on piano, usually with a movement from a Mozart concerto.

Evelyn Glennie

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You get more nervous in front of a lot of people. That's why, when you play a concerto, you play with a small orchestra, in some place where you don't feel that it is as important as Carnegie Hall.

Evelyn Glennie

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