A concerto features a soloist that stands at the front of the stage, while they play the melody and the orchestra follows. Hear different examples of the concerto below.
Episode 11 playlist
Antonio Vivaldi: "Summer" from The Four Seasons The violinist leads the orchestra in this famous concerto about the summer heat.
LISTEN Antonio Vivaldi: "Summer" from The Four Seasons
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 08 - 1st mvt There is a really fun conversation happening between the soloist, and the orchestra in this concerto.
LISTEN Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 08 - 1st mvt.
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 02 How many soloists do you hear throughout this piece?
LISTEN Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 02
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