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 (păg′ə-nē′nē, pä′gä-), Niccolò 1782-1840.
Italian violinist and composer whose works include six violin concertos and many other virtuoso violin pieces.
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(Italian paɡaˈniːni)
(Biography) Niccolò (nikkoˈlɔ). 1782–1840, Italian violinist and composer
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(ˌpæg əˈni ni, ˌpɑ gə-)

Niccolò, 1784–1840, Italian composer and violinist.
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You may wonder what his rigmarole, his amateur Paganini performances on one string or on twenty, have to do with your planting, and yet prefer it to leached ashes or plaster.
We think greatness entailed or organized in some places or duties, in certain offices or occasions, and do not see that Paganini can extract rapture from a catgut, and Eulenstein from a jews-harp, and a nimble-fingered lad out of shreds of paper with his scissors, and Landseer out of swine, and the hero out of the pitiful habitation and company in which he was hidden.
It would be an ugly business, indeed, if Judge Pyncheon (who would not have cared a fig for Paganini's fiddle in his most harmonious mood) should make his appearance at the door, with a bloody shirt-bosom, and a grim frown on his swarthily white visage, and motion the foreign vagabond away!
Sunday's programme includes Bach's Cello suite No.2 in D minor, Paganini Caprices No14 and No15 and Bach Sonata No1 G minor for solo violin.
Top Irish: 4 Skywalker Logan, 5 Jaytee Taylor, 6 Clonbrien Prince, 7 Worseforwear, 8 Droopys Davy, 12 Ballymac Anton, Ballyanne Sim, Paganini Show, 14 Lemon Express, Priceless Blake, 16 Ballymac Tas, 20 Lemon Shane, 33 Nice Charmer (e-w 1/4 1,2,3).
1840: Italian violin virtuoso Niccolo Paganini died.
Which Russian pianist, composer and conductor wrote a famous Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini? What is the bestknown novel by Thomas Hughes?
Summary: Al Bustan's celebration of four centuries of music from and inspired by Italy continued Saturday with an entertaining evening of Niccolo Paganini.
Looking at the recital program with pianist Dingdong Fiel in his Ayala Museum recital last year, the young cellist breezed through a Vivaldi sonata, a Saint-Saens cello concert and 'Paganini Variations on a Theme' by Moses like a regular pro.
What was the musical instrument played to a virtuoso level by Niccolo Paganini? 5.
The evening ended with McConville's own composition "Paganini Hinny" which will surely be destined to be a Geordie folk mantra, although it received a standing ovation at the sold out Georgian Theatre in Richmond, Yorkshire, at the company's next outing.
8 by Niccolo Paganini and Symphonie Fantastique, H.