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premiered in: Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom (1944-01-17)
composer: Sir William Walton (1938 – 1939)
revised by: Sir William Walton (1943)
part of: Violin Concerto (revised 1943)
revision of: Violin Concerto: II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana (original version, seldom performed)

Recordings

Date Title Artist Length
performance
1950-07-26 – 1950-07-27 Violin Concerto in B minor: 2. Presto capriccioso alla Napolitana Jascha Heifetz, Philharmonia Orchestra, William Walton 5:57
1969 Violin Concerto: II. Presto Yehudi Menuhin, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir William Walton 6:44
1972-09-27 – 1972-09-29 Violin Concerto: II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana Kyung-Wha Chung, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn 6:36
1987-06-27 Violin Concerto: II. Presto capriccioso napolitana - Trio (Canzonetta) - Tempo I Nigel Kennedy, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn 6:36
1996-01 Violin Concerto: II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana Joshua Bell, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman 6:29
1997-12-22 Violin Concerto: II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel, Dong-Suk Kang 6:23
2002-03-06 Violin Concerto in B minor: II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana Akiko Suwanai, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo 6:25
2006-06-06 – 2006-06-07 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra: II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana James Ehnes, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey 6:09
2013-09-18 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra: II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner, Tasmin Little 7:04
2016-04-26 – 2016-04-27 Violin Concerto in B minor: Presto capriccioso alla napolitana - Trio Canzonetta - Tempo I Anthony Marwood, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins 6:44
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra: II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana Zino Francescatti, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy ?:??
Violin Concerto in B minor: II. Presto capriccioso a la napolitana Ida Haendel, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Berglund 6:44