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Johann Sebastian Bach: What's a Concerto?

Update: 2017-03-18
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A concerto is a piece of music in which one or more solo instruments get to shine in front of an orchestra. A concerto can be written for any instrument. A 'concerto grosso' is a concerto for two groups of instruments -- a smaller group of soloists alternating with a larger group.
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Johann Sebastian Bach: What's a Concerto?