We might not look like Jordan or play like Paganini or paint like Toulouse-Lautrec.
From Prague, Paganini went to Berlin, where he remained four months.
He also arranged the second set of Paganini's caprices, Opus 10.
Did Paganini influence the art of violin playing, and in what direction?
They say that Paganini sold his soul to the Ashmodai for a fiddle.
A Paganini will have a Tourte bow, and so will every other great master, if he can get one.
This explains in a measure Paganini's inferior rank as a composer.
Paganini heard it when in Venice in 1816, but whether he then composed the variations is not certain.
But Paganini evidently didn't like it when it came to three-quarters.
Why, madam, this morning Paganini has not played at all—he has not even touched a bow.