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1. This term was originally applied to almost any kind of concerted music for voices and instruments of the Baroque era. Today it is taken to mean a composition that shows off a specific instrument (or instruments) with the orchestra used as accompaniment. The term concerto is the same in English, French and Italian.
[Eng.] concerto[Fr.] concerto (m); [Ger.] Konzert (n); [It.] concerto (m).
2. The Italian term for concert.
[Eng.] concert[Fr.] concert (m); [Ger.] Konzert (n); [It.] concerto (m).


Multiple, Romantic: Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Violin and 'Cello in A minor, Op. 102, III

Solo, Baroque: Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Op. 8, No. 3, "Autumn", III

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Piccolo in C major, I

Solo, Classical: Joseph Haydn: Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, III

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622, III

Luigi Boccherini: Concerto for 'Cello in B flat major, G. 482, III

Concerto, solo, 20th century: George Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major, III

Concerto, solo, Romantic: Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77, III

Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23, III

Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63, II


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