Tag Archives: Violin
Modern violin works performed by Niv Ashkenazi, for a project to use, restore and cherish the instruments of Holocaust musicians/composers.
Mostly recognizable works for violin or transcribed for violin, and orchestra, showing the violin as a singing instrument–Baroque to contemporary.
A collection of widely varying composers, all violin with accompaniment. Nice!
Violinist Patrick Yim performs all contemporary pieces, some lyrical, others more strident. Nice mix.
Music for violin, piano and/or cello inspired by 1930’s America, by both American and European composers, some jazz influences. Play most!
Works for violin and piano by women composers, nice mix of varying works, some with Asian elements, Romantic, etc.
Works of classical/jazz by Gershwin and others.
A collection of avant works for violin or transcriptions for, performed by the composers and Jennifer Koh–eerie, squeaky or lyrical. Play!
Works by living women composers (Zwilich, Higdon, Auerbach), all contemporary. Play!
Varied pieces for violin, some with piano–all modern to contemporary, a little bravura. Andres’ and Larson’s works lovely!
An idea originated in 1993, in response to world atrocities–pieces expressing compassion from composers throughout the world. Play most!
Works for violin and piano by Prokofiev, Ferguson and Messiaen, inspired by WWII and the Holocaust. Somber, beautiful! Play!
A mix of pieces, classical, jazz, traditional for, or transcribed for violin and orchestra. Play!
Violin with electronics, echoes, generally abstract with some atonality. Play most!
Blake Pouliot and Hsin-I Huang perform known pieces for violin and piano. Nice!
Classical/avant-garde works for violin, by Rothenberg, Mazzoli and Futing among others. Some screeching, but not all.
Rachel Barton Pine & BBC Symphony Orch. perform 2 Romantic pieces composed 44 yrs apart–stirring & evocative.
Works for two violins ranging from squeaky, plucky to lyrically rhythmic. Play most!
Violin & cello duets are not usual–these range from gracious to forceful all modern or contemporary. Play most!
Some beautiful, abstract, contemporary works for violin and piano, by Stucky, Ko and Palmer. Play most!
Fairly intense solo violin pieces by Abras, Doderer, Placidi and others. Avant.
Lovely Modern (early 1900’s on) sonatas for violin & piano by Bolcolm, Ives and Corigliano. Play most!
Modern violin and piano works from different cultures and styles. Lutoslawski’s particularly nice!
Marta Argerrich and Itzhak Perlman perform these classic pieces.
Intense works by Grihm, Dusapin, and Mantovani. Sample.