So, what in your opinion is the most technically challenging piece of music written for the violin? I'm including absolutely anything here - a Pag Caprice, a section from a sonata or concerto, written by anyone. You may or may not play it, it can be regarded as highly unmusical, you may hate it to death and beyond - the only criteria is technical difficulty, eg bowing, fingering, string crossing, persistent high speed, long duration, attention sustain! , anything. This is just meant as a bit of light-hearted fun, nothing serious :)
Any advance on Pag Caprices 5 and 11? 5 for the fingering patterns and high speed string crossing, 11 for the interval jumps. Or Locatelli's Labyrynth, for the open strings which need to ring out while fingering adjacent strings on either side?
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