Violin concerto no. 8, in A minor "In modo di scene cantante", op. 47

Alternative title: 
Scena cantante fo violin and orchestra

Allegro molto, leading to
Adagio: leading to  Andante, introductory to 
Allegro moderato

First performed in Milan on 27 September 1816 when Spohr himself took the solo part.

Reid Concert programme 1890 implies first performance in Scotland at the Reid Orchestral Festival in 1878 and records that the work "was written during the summer of 1816, at a village near Thun, in Switzerland, whither the author had gone for his holiday with his wife and children"  

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