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Paganini's father was an unsuccessful trader, but he managed to supplement his income through playing music on the mandolin. At the age of five, Paganini started learning the mandolin from his father, and moved to the la campanella paganini viola by the age of seven.

His musical talents were quickly recognized, earning him numerous scholarships for violin lessons.

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la campanella paganini viola The young Paganini studied under various local violinists, including Giovanni Servetto and Giacomo Costa, but his progress quickly outpaced their abilities.

Paganini and his father then traveled to Parma to seek further guidance from Alessandro Rolla. But upon listening to Paganini's playing, Rolla immediately referred him to his own teacher, Ferdinando Paer and, later, Paer's la campanella paganini viola teacher, Gasparo Ghiretti.

Though Paganini did not stay long with Paer or Ghiretti, the two had considerable influence on his composition style. The Paganinis sought refuge in their country property in Romairone, near Bolzaneto.

It was in this period that Paganini is thought to have developed his relationship with the guitar.


ByPaganini and his father traveled to Livornowhere Paganini played in concerts and his father resumed his maritime work. Inthe year-old Paganini was appointed first violin of the Republic of Lucca la campanella paganini viola, but a substantial portion of his income came from freelancing.

His fame as a violinist was matched only by his reputation as a gambler and womanizer. Paganini became a violinist for the Baciocchi court, while giving private la campanella paganini viola to Elisa's husband, Felice. Paganini was part of the entourage, but, towards the end ofhe left Baciocchi to resume his freelance career.

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Travelling virtuoso[ edit ] bulletin advertising a performance of Paganini For the next few years, Paganini returned to touring in the areas surrounding Parma and Genoa. Though he was very popular with the local audience, he was still la campanella paganini viola very well known in the rest of Europe.


His first break came from an concert at La Scala in Milan. The concert was a great success.

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As a result, Paganini began to attract the attention of other prominent, though more conservative, musicians across Europe. His concert activities, however, were still limited to Italy for the next few years.

This was followed by tours in Paris and Britain. His technical ability and his willingness to display it received much critical acclaim.

In addition to his own compositions, theme and variations being the most popular, Paganini la campanella paganini viola performed modified versions of works primarily concertos written by his early contemporaries, such as Rodolphe Kreutzer and Giovanni Battista Viotti.

Paganini's travels also brought him into contact with eminent guitar virtuosi of the day, including Ferdinando Carulli in Paris and Mauro Giuliani in Vienna.

Late career and health decline[ la campanella paganini viola ] Throughout his life, Paganini was no stranger to chronic illnesses. Although no definite medical proof exists, he was reputed to have been affected by Marfan syndrome [6] [7] or Ehlers—Danlos syndrome.

He was diagnosed with syphilis as early asand his remedy, which included mercury and opiumcame with serious physical and psychological side effects. Inwhile still in Paris, he was treated for tuberculosis.

Though his recovery was reasonably quick, after the illness his career was marred by frequent cancellations due to various health problems, from the common cold to depression, which lasted from days to months.

In SeptemberPaganini put an end to his concert career and returned to La campanella paganini viola. Contrary to popular beliefs involving his wishing to keep his music and techniques secret, Paganini devoted his la campanella paganini viola to the publication of his compositions and violin methods.

He accepted students, of whom two enjoyed moderate success: