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But it will at least be seen that the offered interpretations are the product, not of mere fantasy, but of an intuition guided by principle. 9 BORN 1685, IN EISENACH. DIED 1750, IN LEIPZIG BACH The Brandenburg Concertos BACH'S six Brandenburg Concertos represent his most ambitious effort toward composition for a considerable number of instruments — that is to say, for the orchestra, as that body was constituted in his day. The concertos were completed in 1721, toward the end of Bach's tenure of the position of Kapellmeister to the Prince of Anhalt-Cothen.
The first solo violin takes the same subject, with an accompanying figure in the second; a fragment of the tutti theme recurs, introducing or accompanying other solo phrases, and in this way the whole discourse is rounded out. The second movement (Largo ma non tanto) is in F major, 12-8 time. The second solo violin enters without introduction, singing a streaming line of melody that has most of the virtues and none of the vices of the music of the romantic composers. ) The first violin answers with the same phrase in higher register, and the two soli, finding other figures and supported by the warmest of accompanying harmonies, pursue their way through a long movement that never departs from sweetness, yet never becomes cloying.
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra This concerto is deeply tinged with the spirit of folk song. Yet it is a broadly designed structure, by no means forgetful of classical outlines. 31 Masterworks of the Orchestral Repertoire There are but few excursions into extremer modernity, such as the experiment in quarter-tones to be noted presently; but the harmonic treatment is in Bartok's personal idiom, and it naturally requires a considerable experience of hearing before it becomes clear to the unaccustomed ear.