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Piano accompaniment backing tracks

Barber: Violin Concerto


Price:  9.50 / ($11.69 / €11.12 )

Barber: Violin Concerto
Includes accompaniments for:

1. Allegro
2. Andante
2. Andante (abridged)
3. Presto in moto perpetuo
3. Presto (practice)



Samuel Barber wrote his violin concerto in 1939, shortly after writing his famous Adagio for Strings. The Andante movement has become a firm favourite with modern audiences, with a soaring violin melody, while the brilliant finale requires a soloist of outstanding virtuosity.


These piano accompaniment tracks help make practising more effective and enjoyable! They are recorded by a professional accompanist and can help you keep in tune and in time, as you listen to the piano part for this work. Many customers have found them a cost-effective alternative to hiring a pianist in the early stages of learning a new piece, whether that be for an exam, recital, audition or simply for fun!

Please scroll down for samples and details of each movement.



Other works by Barber
Other violin concertos


1. Allegro

Price:  4.50 / ($5.54 / €5.27 )

Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version


Audio sample:

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4 crotchet click-beats at beginning to indicate pulse

Cadenza (bar 190): approximately 23 seconds of silence in the piano part for violin to play this short cadenza


2. Andante

Price:  4.00 / ($4.92 / €4.68 )

Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version

Abridged version (optional)



Audio sample:

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This version contains the full tutti introduction

Bars 30-32 (before rehearsal mark 3): minim click-beats indicate pulse where piano has held chord.

Cadenza (bar 100): approximately 28 seconds of silence in piano part to allow for violin to play this cadenza


2. Andante (shortened version)

Price:  3.50 / ($4.31 / €4.10 )


Note: This abridged version is included for free when the movement above is purchased




Audio sample:

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This abridged version has just 4 bars of piano introduction before the violin enters.


3. Presto in moto perpetuo

Price:  4.00 / ($4.92 / €4.68 )

Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version

Practice version (optional)



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3. Presto in moto perpetuo (practice)

Price:  3.50 / ($4.31 / €4.10 )


Note: This practice version is included for free when the movement above is purchased




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