Dates: B. 1881, d. 1966
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Author: John Dilworth
MARCONI, Lorenzo Luigi Born 1881 Codogno, Lombardy, died 1966 Cremona Italy. Active in Cremona from 1913. Chiefly a guitar maker, but some violins known. Classical models with spirit and oil varnish of different tints. Exhibited at Cremona 1937. Marconi Lorenzo / Cremona 1949
In the second part of a new series exploring masterpieces of the string concerto repertoire, Julian Haylock looks into the careful, considered genesis of one of the most sparkling, spontaneous concertos ever written Mendelssohn’s dazzlingly inventive E minor Violin Concerto defies convention at nearly every turn. Far from being a mere stepping-stone for performers scaling the...