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CONCERTOS

The following have all been performed.
*= original string orchestra accompaniment
**= also available in adaptation for string orchestra accompaniment (from work originally scored for full orchestra)

BACH

A minor *
E major *
Two violin in D minor *
Oboe and Violin * (in C or D minor)

BEETHOVEN Violin concerto
BERG Violin concerto
BOTTESINI Grand Duo Concertant (with double bass)**
BRAHMS Violin concerto
BRUCH

Concerto in G minor Op.26
Scottish Fantasy Op.46

DVOŘÁK

Violin Concerto

ELGAR

Violin Concerto

GLASUNOV

Violin Concerto

KHACHATURIAN

Violin Concerto
LALO Symphonie espagnole
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor
D minor for violin and piano *
MOZART

G major k.216 (cadenza Fisher)
D major k.218
A major k.219 (cadenza Fisher)
PAGANINI D major (cadenza Sauret) **

PAGANINI

D major (cadenza Sauret) **
B minor "La Campanella" ** (cadenza Fisher)

SIBELIUS

Violin Concerto
SLAVÍK

A minor ** Czech early romantic virtuoso concerto in one movement (cadenza Vaněček)

TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto
TARTINI

D minor * (cadenzas Fisher)

VIVALDI

Four Seasons *
C minor 'Il Sospetto' *
B flat major Op. 8 no. 5 'La Tempesta di Mare' *
A major 'Il Cucu' *
D minor 'Il Favorito' *
Double concerto in A minor *
Concerto for 2 violins & cello in D minor *
Concerto for 4 violins in B minor *

   

OTHER COMPOSITIONS FOR VIOLIN AND ORCHESTRA

The following have all been performed:-

BARTÓK

First Rhapsody

BEETHOVEN

Romance in F major

DE BÉRIOT

Scène de Ballet Op.100

BERLIOZ

Rêverie et Caprice Op. 8

BLOCH

'Baal Shem' (Three pictures of Chassidic Life):
1) Vidui (Contrition), 2) Nigun (Improvisation), 3) Simchas Torah (Rejoicing)

CHAUSSON

Poème Op.25

DANKWORTH 'Mariposas' *
'Afterglow' (with orchestra or bigband)
DVOŘÁK

Romance Op.11

FISHER

Variations on 'Widdecombe Fair' in the style of Paganini*

GERSHWIN

Preludes *

GLASUNOV

Méditation Op.32

MASSENET Méditation from ‘Thaïs'
PAGANINI

'La Campanella' ** (3rd movement of second concerto)
'Le Stregehe' (Witches Dance) **

RAVEL

Tzigane

SAINT-SAËNS Havanaise Op.83
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso Op.28
SARASATE

'Carmen' Fantasy Op.25 **
Introduction and Tarantella Op.43
Zigeunerweisen (Gipsy Airs) Op.20

SCHUBERT Rondo D438 *
SINDING Suite Op.10
VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS

The Lark Ascending

VITALI-RESPIGHI Chaconne *
WIENIAWSKI

Polonaise de Concert Op.4 (D major)
Polonaise Brilliante Op.21 (A major)
Scherzo Tarantelle Op.16

 

VIOLIN SONATAS

The following have all been performed:-

BACH

Selection

BARTÓK

No. 2

BLOCH

Poème mystique (Sonata No. 2)

BRAHMS

All three
Sonatensatz

CORELLI

Selection

DEBUSSY

 

DVOŘÁK

Sonatina

ELGAR

 

ENESCO

No.s 2 & 3

FAURÉ

A major Op.13

FRANCK

 

GRIEG

All three

HÄNDEL

All six

IVES

No.2

JANÁČEK

 

MARTINŮ

Sonata No. 3
Sonata in C major

MENDELSSOHN

F major

MOZART

All

POULENC

 

PROKOFIEV

No.s 1 & 2

RAVEL

 

RESPIGHI

 
SAINT-SAËNS

No. 1 in D major

SCHUBERT

Sonata in A major
Sonatinas
Fantasy in C major
Rondo Brillante in B minor

 

SCHUMANN A minor

SIBELIUS  
R. STRAUß  
TARTINI

'Devil's Trill' (cadenzas Fisher)
'Didone Abbandonata'

TUČAPSKY

Sonata dedicated to Fisher, awaiting première

VIVALDI

Selection

WALTON

 
   

OTHER COMPOSITIONS FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO

The following have all been performed:-

BARTÓK

First Rhapsody

BAZZINI

La Ronde des Lutins

BERLIOZ

Rêverie et Caprice

BEETHOVEN Variations on 'Se vuol ballare' (Mozart)
BIZET

Adagietto from 'L'Arlesienne'

BLOCH

Baal Shem (Vidui, Nigun and Simchas Toras)

CHAUSSON Poème
COPLAND Hoe Down from 'Rodeo'
D'AMBROSIO

Romance Op. 9
Selection of short pieces

DANKWORTH

'Mariposas' (composed for Peter Fisher)

 

DELIUS Légende in E flat

DVOŘÁK

Mazurek
Romance in F minor OP.11
Romantic PIeces

ELGAR

Salut d'Amour
La Capricieuse
Canto Popolare
Chanson de Matin
Chanson de Nuit

DE FALLA Suite Populaire Espagnole
GERSHWIN

Preludes (arr. Heifetz)
Five Pieces from 'Porgy and Bess'

GLAZUNOV Méditation
JANOVICKÝ

Terzina

KONSTANTINIDIS

Greek Dance

KORNGOLD

'Much Ado About Nothing (suite of four pieces)
Marietta's Lied from 'Die Tote Stadt'

KREISLER

Many arrangements & original compositions, including:
Praeludium and Allegro
Rondo (Mozart Haffner Serenade)
Tambourin Chinois
Chant sans Paroles (Tchaikovsky)
Poupée Valsante (Poldini)
Rondino (after Beethoven)
Schön Rosmarin, Liebesleid, Liebesfreud.
Variations in the style of Tartini on a theme of Corelli
Rimsky-Korsakov: Hymn to the Sun, Arabian Song from 'Scheherezade'
Gluck 'Melodie'
Tempo di Minuetto (in the style of Pugnani)

KROLL

Banjo and Fiddle

McDOWAL

L (Cecilia) 'Strange Violin, are you following me'? (written for Peter Fisher and Peter Hewitt)

MacMILLAN

'Kiss on Wood'

MASSENET 'Méditationù from 'ThaÏs"
MESSIAEN

Thème et Variations

MOUSSORGSKY-RACHMANINOFF

Hopak

NOVÁČEK

Perpetuum mobile

PAGANINI

I Palpiti
La Campanella
Cantabile in D Major Op. 17
Le Streghe (Witches Dance)
Moto Perpetuo

VON PARADIES Sicilienne
PROKOFIEV

Five Melodies
Suite from 'Cinderella' (arranged Fichtengolts)

RAVEL

Tzigane
Pièce en forme de Habanera

ROSSINI-
CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO

Figaro

SAINT-SAËNS

Introduction and Rondo Capricioso
Havanaise
Fantaisie for Harp and Violin, Op.124

SARASATE

Spanish Dances:
'Romanza Andaluza
Jota Navarra
Zapateado **
Zigeunerweisen (Gipsy Airs)
Introduction and Tarantella
'Carmen' Fantasy

SINDING

Suite

SMETANA

'From my Homeland' Two Pieces

R. STRAUß-PŘIHODA Der Rosenkavalier Waltzes
STRAVINSKY

Suite Italienne

SUK

Four Pieces Op.17
Piseň Lásky (Love Song)

SZYMANOWSKI

Nocturne and Tarantella
La Fontaine d'Aretheuse (Mythes)
Caprice No. 24 (Paganini)

TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz-Scherzo Op.34
TUČAPSK'Ý

Arabesque

TAUSKY Suite (3 movements)
VITALI

Chaconne (Charlier edition)

WIENIAWSKI

Polonaise de Concert Op.4
Polonaise Brillante Op. 21
Scherzo Tarantelle

   

COMPOSITIONS FOR UNACCOMPANIED VIOLIN

The following have all been performed:-

BACH

Sonatas and Partitas

ERNST

'The Last Rose' from 'Six Polyphonic Studies'

KREISLER

Introduction and Scherzo Caprice Op. 6

PAGANINI

Caprices

PATTERSON Luslawice Variations
RIDOUT

'Ferdinand the Bull' (for speaker and violin)

VANĚČEK

Spanish Rhapsody Op.9
Selection of Strauß Waltzes Op. 8
American Suite
Habanera

YSAŸE

Sonata Op.27 No.3 (Ballade)
Sonata Op.27 No. 4
Sonata Op. 27 No. 6

 

Other concertos & works studied by Peter Fisher - awaiting performance