A concerto is a musical composition generally composed of three movements, in which, usually .... There is no lyrical second subject, but in its place a continuous development of the opening material. The piano concertos of Cramer, Field, ...


The baroque concerto was mainly for a string instrument (violin, viola, cello, ... The first movement brings the concerto into the realm of symphonic development.


Concerto: Concerto, a musical composition originating about 1750 in which a solo ... In addition, it affects the ways of developing musical material (e.g., themes , ...


Nov 5, 2008 ... The first major innovations in the development of the solo concerto were made by Antonio Vivaldi, who established the ritornello form: solo ...


Even the earliest works called “concerto” feature a combination of .... He also developed a third type called ripieno concerto, which is somewhat similar to an ...


Innovations in the concerto genre included expansion of its movements or ... of the primary elements of the concerto form developed in the seventeenth century4 .


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It was the three-movement solo concerto of the Vivaldi type, with the quick movements usually in ritornello form, that survived the Baroque period and developed ...


Development. Solo instrument and orchestra develop theme through various keys relating to the tonic.