The first modern edition of Sivori's Capricci - the most important violin piece after Paganini's own Capricci - by Fulvio Luciani, who first played them. This revised edition provides all the indications needed for its performance. Thenotes analyse Sivori's extraordinary modernity - he was Paganini's only student and also a world-famous violinist - and track the evolutions in taste and technical habits (of the violinists) by means of comparison with all the previous editions ofthe Capricci over the years. The Appendix contains versions of 3 Capricci accompanied by piano, two of which being published for the first time.
Introduction and notes in Italian.