Charles Dancla (1817-1907) was a French violinist, composer and teacher of the Romantic period.
Dancla taught at the Conservatoire de Paris from 1855 to 1892.
He is regarded as the last exponent of the classical French school of violin playing.
Charles Dancla was a prolific composer, and his works are praised both for their lyrical concert style and for their didactic value.
Charles Dancla's works (more than 200) include violin sonatas, trios and string quartets, violin concertos as well as numerous pedagogical compositions.
Study in A minor, Op. 84, No. 8