Caprice No. 13 (Paganini)

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Caprice No. 13, nicknamed Devil's Laughter, is one of Niccolò Paganini's renowned 24 Caprices. This solo violin piece starts out with scale like double-stopped passages at a moderate speed. The second part consists of high speed runs that exercise left hand flexibility and position shifting, and right hand high speed string changing and detache bowing. The piece then repeats back to the beginning and ends right before reaching the second part for the second time.