Francesco Maria Veracini (February 1, 1690 – October 31, 1768) was an Italian composer and violinist, perhaps best known for his violin sonatas and violin concertos.
Francesco Maria Veracini led a turbulent life. Born in Florence, the son of a pharmacist, he was taught violin by his uncle Antonio Veracini with whom he often appeared in concert. In 1711 Veracini wrote a concerto grosso for eight instruments which was performed in 1711 at the festivities for the Emperor Charles VI.
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|2||VI. Menuett||619 listeners|
|3||II. Menuet||581 listeners|
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