Supplemental Listening For Suzuki Violin

This list is meant to accompany Sarah Murley-Hauser's blog post on listening to the Suzuki repertoire.  To read the full post, click here.

J.S. Bach:

-Sonatas and Partitas for Violin BWV 1001-1006

-Suites for Cello BWV 1007-1012
-Brandenburg Concertos BWV 1046-1051
-Well-Tempered Clavier BWV 846-893

 

Bela Bartok:

 

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta

 

Ludwig van Beethoven:

-Concerto for Violin Op. 61
-Concertos for Piano
-Sonatas for Violin and Piano, Cello and Piano, and Piano
-Any of his symphonies!

 

Hector Berlioz:

 

-Symphonie fantastique Op. 14

 

Johannes Brahms:

-Concerto for Violin Op. 77
-Quartets for Strings
-Any symphonies

 

Max Bruch:

-Concerto for Violin #1 Op. 26
-"Kol Nidrei" for Cello and Orchestra Op. 47

 

Ernest Chausson:

 

-"Poeme" for Violin and Orchestra Op. 25

 

Frederic Chopin:

 

-Any of his piano Music, specifically his nocturnes, preludes, and scherzi, etc

 

Aaron Copland:

-Fanfare for the Common Man
-Rodeo (Dance episodes or complete ballet)

 

Claude Debussy:

-La Mer (Symphonic Sketches) for Orchestra
-Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

 

Antonin Dvorak:

 

-Symphony #9, New World Symphony

 

George Gershwin:

 

-Rhapsody in Blue

 

Joseph Haydn:

-The Creation (oratorio)
-Any of his string quartets and symphonies

 

George Friderick Handel:

-Messiah (oratorio)
-Water Music

 

Gustav Holst:

 

-The Planets (suite)

 

Edouard Lalo:

 

-Symphonie Españole for Violin and Orchestra

 

Gustav Mahler:

 

-Any of his symphonies

 

Felix Mendelssohn:

 

-Violin Concerto in E minor

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

-Requiem K. 626
-Magic Flute (opera)
-Concertos for Violin, and for Piano 


Quintets for Clarinet and Strings, Strings and Piano and Strings
-Any of his symphonies!

 

Sergei Prokofiev:

-Peter and the Wolf
-Classical Symphony
-Roméo and Juliet (excerpts)

 

Sergei Rachmaninoff:

 

-Concertos for Piano

 

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov:

 

-Schéhérazade (symphonic suite)

 

Camille Saint-Saens:

-Carnival of the Animals
-Symphony #3 “Organ”

 

Igor Stravinksy:

-Firebird (ballet suite)

 

Pyotr IlyichTchaikovsky:

-Nutcracker Op. 71 (ballet suite)
-Roméo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
-Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 (ballet)
-Swan Lake Op. 20 (ballet)


Richard Wagner:

-Der Ring des Nibelungen (Four Opera Cycle)

Ralph Vaughan Williams:

 

-The Lark Ascending for Violin and Orchestra
 

Antonio Vivaldi:

-Four Seasons

 

Some specific artists to listen to:

-Joshua Bell

-Nicola Bendetti

-PabloCasals

-Julia Fischer

-Hilary Hahn

-Jascha Heiftz

-Vladimir Horowitz

-Midori Goto

-Glenn Gould

-Lang Lang

-Yo-Yo Ma

-Jacqueline du Pre

-Itzak Perlman
-Mstitslav Rostropovich

-Sergei Rachmaninov

 

 

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