Obscure Italian composer, and not Vivaldi, may have written Baroque violin concerto

The violin concerto discovered in the archives of the Dresden State Library last June is ‘almost certainly’ not by Vivaldi, according to Baroque expert Michael Talbot. It now appears likely that the work was written by the lesser-known Italian composer Francesco Maria Cattaneo. ...

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