Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 235
Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, is his last large orchestral work. It holds an important place in the violin repertoire and is one of the most popular and most frequently performed violin concertos in history.
The work is scored for solo violin and a standard orchestra of its period, consisting of two flutes, two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, two horns, two trumpets, timpani, and strings.
The concerto consists of three movements:
- Allegro molto appassionato (E minor)
- Andante (C major)
- Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace (E major)
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