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Béla Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 1, BB 48a was written in the years 1907–1908. The concerto was dedicated to the violinist Stefi Geyer, with whom Bartók was in love. Geyer could not reciprocate Bartók's feelings and rejected the concerto.
It strays from the path of the traditional concerto, having two rather than three movements:
1. Andante sostenuto
2. Allegro giocoso