Quiz: Which Famous Concerto Are You?
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
It's easy to recall the sound of an orchestra, or the sound of a solo instrument, but what happens when you combine these into one piece of music? You get a concerto. This allows the composer to include personal virtuosity with orchestral magnitude.
Among the exclusive elements of the concerto, two always seem to rise to the top of discussion: Which instrument the composer will chose as the solo, and how to handle the relationship between the soloist and the orchestra. Sometimes they get along, other times they do not. Take our quiz to find out which of six most famous concertos fits you best.