REPERTOIRE LIST
* premiered
** recorded

 

Violin Concertos with orchestra:

J.S. Bach: A minor, E major
Barber
Bartók No. 1, No. 2
Beethoven
Berg
Brahms
Bruch No. 1, Scottish Fantasy
Elliott Carter
Henri Dutilleux “L’arbre des songes”
Dvorak
Elgar
Ginastera
Glazunov
Georg Friedrich Haas*
Haydn C major
Korngold**
Lalo Symphonie espagnole
Mendelssohn
Mozart G major K. 217, D major K. 218, A major K. 219
Paganini No. 1, No. 2
Tobias Picker
Walter Piston No. 1
Manuel Ponce**
Prokofiev No. 1 in D major, No. 2 in g minor
Saint-Saëns No. 3
Schnittke  Quasi una Sonata
Shostakovich No. 1
Sibelius
Stravinsky
Tchaikovsky
Vieuxtemps No. 5
Vivaldi  “La tempesta del mare”
Walton
Wieniawski No. 1, No. 2

Other works with orchestra:

Bartók First Rhapsody
Beethoven Romance in F major
Chausson Poème
Dvorak Romance
John Harbison: Double Concerto  (vln/vcl)
Mozart Rondo K. 373
Paganini La Campanella
Ravel Tzigane
Saint-Saëns: Havanaise, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, La Muse et le Poète (vln/vcl)
Eric Sawyer: Fantasy Concerto  (violin/cello/piano)
Tchaikovsky Serenade mélancolique, Valse-scherzo
Vaughan Williams: Lark Ascending
Wieniawski Légende, Polonaise in D major

Works with ensemble or chamber orchestra:

Alban Berg: Chamber Concerto for violin and piano and winds
Douglas Boyce: “Tethys” for violin and ensemble*
Gilad Cohen: “Noonieland” for violin and large ensemble*
Paul Desenne: “The Two Seasons of the Caribbean Tropics” for violin, string orchestra, harpsichord
Luca Francesconi: “Riti Neurali” for violin and ensemble
Francisco C. Goldschmidt: “y te pierdes, y te hundes” for violin and ensemble
Lou Harrison: Concerto for Violin with Percussion Orchestra
Aare Merikanto: Concerto for Violin, Clarinet and Horn and strings
Jeffrey Mumford: “through a stillness brightening” for violin and ensemble* **
Elizabeth Ogonek: Violin Concerto for violin and large ensemble
Arvo Pärt: “Darf ich…” for violin, bells and string orchestra
Stuff Smith (orch. Dave Soldier): “Music Starts Where Words Leave Off” for violin and chamber orchestra*
Ileana Perez Velasquez: “Lightning Whelks” for violin concertante and ensemble* **
Giacinto Scelsi: “Anahit” for violin and ensemble
Diego Tedesco: Divertimento II for violin concertante and ensemble*, Capriccio for violin and ensemble*

Solo violin or viola works:

Allen Anderson: Casting Ecstatic
Georges Aperghis  The Only Line
Bach  6 Sonatas and Partitas
Richard Barrett: Air
Bartók: Solo Sonata
Kyle Bartlett   Tattoo. Tombeau.Tether. (with electronics)*
Carl Christian Bettendorf:  Souvenir (viola with electronics)
Oscar Bianchi  Semplice**
Pierre Boulez   Anthèmes I
Douglas Boyce:  Occurrences*
Christopher Burns:  come ricordi, come sogni, come echi **
Nikolet Burzynska:  Kango
John Cage:  59 ½” for a string player, Cheap Imitation
Elliott Carter:  Four Lauds**
Eric Chasalow:  Scuffle and Snap (with electronics)
Faye Chiao   Flo*
Robert Cuckson:  Rhapsody*, Second Rhapsody*, Capriccio* **
Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 9 for violin and electronic sounds
Paul Desenne:  Sonata for violin solo
David Dzubay: Delicious Silence**
Jason Eckardt: to be held… (viola with electronics)
James Falconi: con solo le macchine (with electronics)* **
Brian Ferneyhough:  Intermedio alla ciaconna**, Unsichtbare Farben**
David Fetherolf   Ilium’s Haughty Towers
Ross Lee Finney  Fantasy in two movements**
Daniel Fox: Violin Solo*
Ryan Francis  Anthem (with electronics)*
Gabriela Lena Frank “Khazn’s Recitative: Elu D’Vorim”
Reiko Fueting  tanz.tanz**
Dai Fujikura  Prism Spectra for viola and electronics**
Stefano Gervasoni: Tornasole for viola
Matthew Greenbaum:  Chaconne by Attrition* **
Georg Friedrich Haas:   de terrae fine**
John Harbison:   Four Songs of Solitude
Michael Hersch: Five Fragments**, Fourteen Pieces on poetry by Primo Levi**, “in the snowy margins”, “the weather and landscape are on our side”* **
Lonnie Hevia:  Invocation*
Arthur Honegger:   Sonata
Huang Ruo: Four Fragments
Wang Jie:  Serenade in Isolation
Louis Karchin: Prayer**, Dark Mountains/Distant Lights * **
Aaron Jay Kernis:  Aria-Lament, A Dance of Life
Jae-Goo Lee: Nol-i (I)
Steve Lehman: En Soi*
Steven Mackey: Repeated Notes
Bruno Maderna:  Pièce pour Ivry
Ursula Mamlok: Aphorisms, From My Garden
Donald Martino  Fantasy-Variations**, Romanza**, Solo Sonata**
Lansing McCloskey: Two*
Jeffrey Mumford:   an expanding distance of multiple voices**, eight musings, linear cycles VII
Luigi Nono:  La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura for violin and 8-track tape**
Niccolo Paganini:  24 Caprices
Ileana Perez Velasquez   “un ser con unas alas enormes” (with electronics)**
Sam Perkin:  Language*
Mel Powell:  Nocturne
Shulamit Ran: Inscriptions
Robert Rowe:  Melting the Darkness (with electronics)* **
Kaija Saariaho:  Nocturne, Vent Nocturne (viola and electronics)
David Salvage:  vioLINvio*
Giacinto Scelsi  Xnoybis
Salvatore Sciarrino: 6 Capricci
Roger Sessions:  Sonata for solo violin**
Ralph Shapey:  Etchings**, Four Etudes**, Mann Soli**, Partita**, Solo Sonata**
Alexander Sigman: the shining pillar of anti-beauty for solo viola*,  VURTRUVURT for solo violin* **
Dave Soldier: Solea from Al-Andaluz*
Marcelo Toledo: A presentes mas anchos*
Lu Wang: Unbreathable Colors*
Anna Weesner: The Nearness of Things**
Christian Wolff:  Bread and Roses
Stefan Wolpe: Piece in 2 parts**, Second piece for violin alone**
Charles Wuorinen: The Long and the Short
Iannis Xenakis:  Mikka S**
Nina C. Young: Sun Propeller (w/electronics)
Ysaye  Six Solo Sonatas (all except No. 1)

Sonatas and duo works for violin and piano:

John Adams:  Road Movies
Milton Babbitt:  Little Goes a Long Way
J.S. Bach Sonatas for violin and piano (harpsichord) BWV 1016-1018
Samuel Barber  Sonata: Allegro agitato (mvt. 3)
Bela Bartók  Sonatas  No. 1 and No. 2**
Gordon Beeferman  Sonata Bombastica
Ludwig van Beethoven:  10 Sonatas (complete cycle)
Luciano Berio:  Due Pezzi
Johannes Brahms : Sonatas Nos. 1, 2 and 3
Steven Burke:  Fusion
Feruccio Busoni:   Sonata No. 1
Elliott Carter:  Duo**
Aaron Copland:  Sonata
Corelli:  “La Folia” Variations, Sonatas
Jane Antonia Cornish: Clair-Obscur**, Revenire*
George Crumb:  Four Nocturnes
Luigi Dallapiccola: Due Studi
Mario Davidovsky:  Duo Capriccioso
Claude Debussy : Sonate
Franco Donatoni:  Ciglio
Antonin Dvorak: Sonatina
Jason Eckardt:  Strömkarl* **
Gabriel Fauré: Sonatas No. 1 and No. 2
Morton Feldman:  Spring of Chosroes
Ross Lee Finney:  Sonatas No. 2** and No. 3**
Cesar Franck:  Sonata
Edvard Grieg:  Sonata No. 1
Sofia Gubaidulina:  Dancer on a Tightrope
Georg Friedrich Haas:  Duo for viola and piano
Georg Frederic Handel: Sonatas
Stephen Hartke:  Sonata Fantasy
Hans Werner Henze:  Sonatina
Michael Hersch: in the hospital yard*, the wreckage of flowers**
Paul Hindemith:  Sonata in E
Charles Ives: Sonata No. 2
Heidi Jacob: Winter Light
Leos Janacek:  Sonata
Gregg Kallor: Short Stories**
Louis Karchin:  Rhapsody**
Meyer Kupferman:  Fantasy Sonata
Gyorgy Kurtag  Tre Pezzi
Billy Jim Layton:  Five Studies
Guillaume Lekeu:  Sonate
Fred Lerdahl:  Duo
Pietro Locatelli: Sonata Op. 8 No. 2
Witold Lutoslawski: Partita**
Steven Mackey:  Sonata
Robert Mann:  Duo
Donald Martino: Sonatas No. 1 and No.  2**
Harold Meltzer   Kreisleriana* **
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Sonatas
Krzysztof Penderecki: Sonata No. 2
Ileana Perez Velasquez  Fire of the Heart and Mind*
Tobias Picker:  Invisible Lilacs
Francis Poulenc:  Sonate
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonatas No. 1 and 2
Maurice Ravel:  Sonate
Wallingford Riegger:  Sonatina
Manly Romero:  Remember, Father*
Andrew Rudin: Sonata**
Camille Saint-Saëns:  Sonata No. 1
Somei Satoh:  Shunju
Salvatore Sciarrino: Sonatina
Alfred Schnittke:  Sonatas Nos. 1 and 2**
Arnold Schoenberg:  Phantasy
Paul Schoenfield: Four Souvenirs
Franz Schubert: Duo in A major, Fantasy, 3 Sonatinas
Robert Schumann:  Sonatas No. 1 and 2
Laura Schwendinger:  The Violinists in my Life**
Ralph Shapey  Five**, Millenium Designs* **, Sonata (1949)**, Sonata No. 3* **, Adagio and Allegro**
Sean Shepherd:  Dust
Roberto Sierra:  Fanfarria, aria y movimiento perpetuo
Richard Strauss:  Sonata
Igor Stravinsky: Duo Concertant, Suite Italienne
Garth Sunderland  Duo*
Tartini “Devil’s Trill” Sonata
Francesco Maria Veracini: Sonatas No. 6 and No. 11
Antonio Vivaldi: Sonatas
Samuel Vriezen:  Two Suites
George Walker: Sonata No. 2
Ben Weber:  Sonata da camera
Anton Webern: Four Pieces
Anna Weesner:  What gathers, what lingers**
Iannis Xenakis:  Dikhthas

Some more short pieces for violin and piano:

Bartók First Rhapsody, Romanian Folk Dances
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances
Richard Cameron-Wolfe: Lilith**
Robert Cuckson: Boat of Ra* **, Fantasia on a theme by Delius (vla)* **
Debussy Clair de lune
David Diamond: Canticle, Perpetual Motion
Dinicu-Heifetz  Hora Staccato
John Duffy  Heritage Suite
Antonin Dvorak: Humoresque, Four Romantic Pieces
Edward Elgar  La Capricieuse, Salut d’amour
Cenk Ergun:  Dolce Far Niente*
Ross Lee Finney:  Fiddle-doodle-ad: Eight American Folk Tunes**
Wendy Griffiths: Concerto for violin*
Joseph Joachim:  Romance Op. 2 No. 1
Gregg Kallor:  A Drunken Man’s Praise of Sobriety* **
Fritz Kreisler: Caprice Viennois, Danse Espagnole, Liebesfreud, Liebesleid, Schön Rosmarin, Sicilienne and Rigaudon, Tempo di Menuetto
Robert Mann:  Song
Massenet: Meditation from Thaïs
Paganini Cantabile in D major, La Campanella
Michael Patterson: Strange Beauty*
Maria-Theresa von Paradis:  Sicilienne
Krzysztof Penderecki: Miniatures
Gérard Pesson:  La vita e come l’albero di natale
Sergei Prokofiev:  Five Melodies
Rachmaninoff Vocalise
Ravel Tzigane
Bruce Reiprich: Kokoro* **
Saint-Saëns: Havanaise, Introduction and Rondo-Capriccioso
Sarasate: Zapateado, Zigeunerweisen
Robert Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Three Romances
Toru Takemitsu  Distance de fée
Igor Stravinsky:  Pastoral,  Scherzo from “The Firebird”
Szymanowski:  Romance Op. 23
Tchaikovsky: Serenade mélancolique, Valse-scherzo, Valse sentimentale
Henryk Wieniawski Légende, Polonaise in D major, Scherzo-Tarantella

Numerous chamber works including: (some highlights)

John Adams:  John’s Book of Alleged Dances, Shaker Loops
Thomas Adès:  Catch, Court Studies from “The Tempest”
Aperghis: Mouvement for piano quintet**
Arensky: Quartet Op. 35
Babbitt:  Composition for Four Instruments
Kyle Bartlett:  Bas Relief**
Bartók  Contrasts, Quartets Nos. 2-5
Barber Dover Beach
Beethoven  Quartets Op. 18, 59, 131, 132, 135
Berio:  O King
Berg: Adagio (Trio version) from Chamber Concerto, String Quartet Op. 3
Boulez: Improvisé pour le Dr. K, Mémoriale, Dérive 1
Brahms: C minor Piano Quartet, String Quartets and Quintets, Clarinet Quintet, Horn Trio, String Sextets
Martin Bresnick: String Quartet No. 3
Margaret Brouwer: Trio
Caleb Burhans:  Contritus for string quartet
John Cage  String Quartet in Four Parts
Elliott Carter   Canon for Four, Con leggerezza pensosa, Triple Duo
Friedrich Cerha:  Eight fragments after Hölderlin
George Crumb: Eleven Echoes of Autumn
Robert Cuckson: String Quartet**, Piano Quintet
Sebastian Currier:  Verge, Next Atlantis
Mario Davidovsky:  Quartettos Nos. 1, 3, 4; Romancero, String Trio, Chacona
Jonathan Dawe: String Quartet No. 3 “Ciphers and Constellations in Love with a Woman”**, Roventi*
Debussy: String Quartet, Sonate for flute, viola and harp
Jacob Druckman:  Come Round, String Quartet No. 2
Alexandra du Bois: String Quartets No. 1 and No. 2
Dvorak Piano Quartets, String Quartets, Piano Quintet, Sextets, Drobnosti
Jason Eckardt:  After Serra
Hanns Eisler: Tagebuch
Enescu: Octet
Fauré Piano Quartets
Morton Feldman:  Four Instruments; Voice, Violin and Piano
Brian Ferneyhough: La Chute d’Icare, On Stellar Magnitudes
Cesar Franck: Piano Quintet
Jefferson Friedman: String Quartet No. 2
David Fulmer: Silence of the Sirens
Philip Glass: Whistleblower*
Matthew Greenbaum: Castlenau for string quartet**
Grisey:  Vortex Temporum, Periodes, Partiels
Gubaidulina  Quasi Hoquetus for viola, bassoon and piano
Georg Friedrich Haas: …Nach-Ruf…ent-gleitend…, In Vain, String Quartet No. 5
Michael Hersch: a breath upwards**
Haydn: String Quartets
Philippe Hurel: à mesure
Lee Hyla: Wave, Amnesia Variance
Charles Ives  String Quartet No. 1 “From the Salvation Army”
Vijay Iyer: Mutations** for piano quintet
Janacek: String Quartet No. 1
Jonathan Keren:  Three Ladino Songs**
Earl Kim: Exercises en route
Anthony Korf: Three Miniatures**
Leo Kraft: Cape Cod Sketches
Fritz Kreisler: String Quartet
Kurtág: Hommage à Robert Schumann,  String Quartet Op. 28 “Officium breve in memoriam Andre Szervánszky”, Signs, Games and Messages
David Lang  Sweet Air
Fred Lerdahl  Imbrications**
George Lewis: Into the Breach* for violin, two pianos, percussion; Born Obbligato
Ligeti Horn Trio
Magnus Lindberg:  Clarinet Quintet
Alexander Lunsqui  Deflectere II*
Lutoslawski: String Quartet
Harold Meltzer: Exiles
Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartet
Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A minor, Octet
Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time, Pièce for piano quintet
Eric Moe: Dead Cat Bounce**, What Instruments We Have Agree*
Mozart String Quartets, Piano Trios, Clarinet Quintet, Flute Quartets, Horn Quintet
Tristan Murail: Feuilles à travers les cloches**, Winter Fragments**, Ethers**, La Barque Mystique
Luigi Nono:  Fragmente-Stille, an Diotima
Mark O’Connor  Appalachia Waltz Trio
Krzysztof Penderecki Sextet
Tony Prabowo Septet
Ravel String Quartet
Reger: Serenade, Op. 141a
Steve Reich: Different Trains
Roger Reynolds: Shadowed Narrative
Frederic Rzewski: Whangdoodles
Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals, Piano Quartet Op. 41
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Homunculus for string quartet
Schnittke:  String Quartet No. 2, Piano Quartet
Schoenberg  Ode to Napoleon, String Trio, Pierrot Lunaire, Verklärte Nacht, Kammersymphonie Op. 9
Franz Schubert   String Quintet in C, “Trout” Quintet
Robert Schumann Piano Quartet, Piano Quintet, 3 String Quartets, Märchenzählungen
Sciarrino: Omaggio a Burri, Centauro Marino**
Ralph Shapey: Reyem, Three For Six, String Quartet No. 10**, Evocation No. 1, Piano Quintet**, Two for Five for clarinet and string quartet**
Sean Shepherd: Oboe Quartet
Shostakovich Piano Quintet, Piano Trios, String Quartets
Roberto Sierra: Cancioniero Sefardi
Spohr: Nonet
Strauss: Metamorphosen
Stravinsky:  L’Histoire du Soldat (full and trio versions), Concertino for string quartet
Ryan Streber  String Quartet**
Augusta Read Thomas: Dancing Helix Rituals
Vaughan Williams:  On Wenlock Edge
Dan Visconti  Black Bend
George Walker: Lyric
Webern  Six Bagatelles, Quartet Op. 22, String Quartet Op. 28
Charles Wuorinen:  Zoe for string sextet
Yehudi Wyner:  Romances for piano quartet
Xenakis: Aroura

 

string trios by:

Kyle Bartlett
Beethoven
Douglas Boyce**
R. Cuckson
Davidovsky
Gorecki
Kurtag
Mozart
Hector Parra
Oliver Schneller
Schnittke
Schoenberg
Xenakis

duos for violin +  other instrument:

Stephen Anderson: 3D for violin/cello
Georges Aperghis “Requiem Furtif”  violin/claves; “Rasch” viola/saxophone
Bartók: Duos (2 violins)
George Benjamin:  Viola, Viola (2 violas)
Aldo Clementi: “luCiAno BErio”  violin/flute
Manena Contreras  “Mosaic”  violin/viola
Robert Cuckson “de rerum natura”* violin/flute, “Quetzalcoatl”*  violin/flute
Sebastian Currier “Night Time” violin/harp
Franco Donatoni  “Ciglio II”  violin/flute
Laszlo Dubrovay  “Sei Duo” violin/percussion
Richard Festinger “Spring Ice” **  soprano/violin
Dai Fujikura  “Dolphins”  2 violas
Stefano Gervasoni  “Due Voci” violin/flute
Alexander Goehr  “manere”  violin/clarinet
Matthew Greenbaum: Venerable Canons*  violin/flute
Michael Hersch: “After Hölderlin’s ‘Hälfte des Lebens'”  viola/cello, “Carrion-Miles to Purgatory” ** violin/cello
Rex Isenberg:  “Doublet” *  2 violas
James P. Johnson/arr. Joseph Brent “Got to be Modernistic”*  violin/mandolin
Gyorgy Kurtag “Kafka Fragments” voice/violin
Jorge Liderman: “Aires de Sefarad: 46 Spanish Songs”  violin/guitar
David Loeb:  Nocturne**  violin/mandolin
Otto Luening: Duo for violin and viola
Steven Mackey  “A Final Glance”  violin/guitar
Ursula Mamlok  “Terzianum”* violin/flute
Tristan Murail  “Les ruines circulaires”  violin/clarinet
Jeffrey Mumford:  eight aspects of appreciation*  violin/cello
Maurice Ravel: Sonata for violin/cello
George Rochberg “Duo Concertant”  violin/cello
Saman Samadi:  “Tears’ Scratch” * ** 2 violins
Ralph Shapey  “Mann Duo”  violin/viola
Claudio Spies  “Insieme”  violin/flute
Eric Tanguy  Sonata for violin and cello
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Suite for voice and violin
Anna Weesner  Sudden, Unbidden* **  violin/cello
Randall Woolf  “Quicksilver”  violin/flute
Charles Wuorinen:  “Visible”  violin/voice

piano trios (pno, vln, vcl) by:

Ludwig van Beethoven
Philippe Bodin**
Johannes Brahms
Robert Carl
Chen Yi
Michael Daugherty
Mario Davidovsky
Claude Debussy
Justin Dello Joio
Antonin Dvorak
Gabriel Fauré
Agustín Fernández
Bernhard Gander
Matthew Greenbaum
Joseph Haydn
Michael Hersch
Lee Hyla
Barbara Jazwinski**
Gregg Kallor**
David Macdonald
Donald Martino
Harold Meltzer (w/narrator)
Felix Mendessohn
WA Mozart
Eric Moe
Jeremy Podgursky
Maurice Ravel
Bruce Reiprich**
Frederic Rzewski
Sciarrino Nos. 1 and 2
Sean Shepherd
Alfred Schnittke
Robert Schumann
Marilyn Shrude
Henrik Strindberg
Toru Takemitsu
Wang Jie
Anna Weesner
Patrick Zimmerli