The leader of the orchestra is the principle first violin Actually, it depends on what you mean. The principle violin player is (normally) the concertmaster, but he does not conduct the orchestra normally.
In an orchestra that has just strings, there's violin, viola, cello and bass. Sometimes the violin group is divided into 2 groups: 1st violin and 2nd violin. A symphony orchestra has a string section, a woodwind section, a brass section… Full Answer
There are so many popular violin concertos, so as a professional violinist I will try to give an answer, but I must warn at forehand that it will mirror my personal choice highly. 1 ) Violin Concerto no 1 in… Full Answer
The Concertmaster usually plays the violin when you are in orchestra. In band, it's usually oboe, clarinet, or flute. The leader of an orchestra plays the violin and sits at the front of the first violins, top right.
String orchestra instrumentation is 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass. Violincello or "cello" is a member of the violin family, as are the others listed. Many prominent composers wrote works for string orchestra. One is Tchaikovsky's "Serenade for Strings."… Full Answer