Title
Violin concertos n.0 & 2
Composer
Niccolò Paganini 1782-1840
Performer
Salvatore Accardo 1941- (viool;dirigent) Orchestra da Camera Italiana  (orkest)
Publisher
EMI, 2001
1 cd
Recording date
1998-1999
EAN
0724355715029
CDR
BBX1737

About Niccolò Paganini

Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (Italian: [ni(k)koˈlɔ ppaɡaˈniːni] (listen); 27 October 1782 – 27 May 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was the most celebrated violin virtuoso of his time, and left his mark as one of the pillars of modern violin technique. His 24 Caprices for Solo Violin Op. 1 are among the best known of his compositions, and have served as an inspiration for many prominent composers.

Biography

Childhood

Niccolò Paganini was born in Genoa, then capital of the Republic of Genoa, the third of the six children of Antonio and Teresa (née Bocciardo) Paganini. Paganini's father was an unsuccessful trader, but he managed to supplement his income by playing musi…Read more on Wikipedia