Definitions for "Violin Concerto"
Written in 1993 by the American composer John Adams, the Violin Concerto is commonly accepted as more sophisticated than conventional minimalist works. In it, the solo voice is almost unceasing as the violin weaves through the orchestra, which serves primarily as a backdrop for the violin.
Alban Berg's Violin Concerto was written in 1935 (the score is dated August 11, 1935). It is probably Berg's best known and most often performed piece.
Ludwig van Beethoven's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major was written in 1806. It is Beethoven's opus 61.