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Re: GG: Beethoven's the Second Concerto

> <<  However, Gould wrote very impressive cazenza for the first concerto 
>  but not for the second. >>
> Can one of our wonderfully knowledgable members provide a definition of 
> cadenza in this context?

Here's what I think of a cadenza:

An extended virtuosic (or unusually "musical") section for the
soloist near the end of a movement of a concerto.