1806 was the year after the composition of Fidelio, the year of its first revision, and the year in which Beethoven wrote three sunny masterpieces, the serenest and most loving of which is certainly this violin concerto.
Leonid Kogan, violin
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
Constantin Silvestri, conductor
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
1. Allegro ma non troppo - Cadenza (by Joachim) - Tempo I
3. Rondo (Allegro) - Cadenza (by Joachim) - Tempo I