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Bram Heemskerk

Kreisler violin concerto + other pieces, Serenata Toselli

April 15, 2013 at 10:44 AM

Kreisler wrote a violin concerto and other short pieces for violin. Also popular a long time ago: Serenata of Toselli. Andre Rieu played this popular piece nowadays.
Kreisler violin concerto in Vivaldi style:

Serenata of Toselli:

Andre Rieu - Toselli Serenade 2006 with singing birds

Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)Viennese Rhapsodic Fantasietta for violin + orchestra
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)Menuet "In the style of Porpora" for violin and piano
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)Siciliano and Rigaudon "In the style of Francoeur" for violin + piano
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)Prelude and allegro "In the style of Pugnani" for violin and piano
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)The Old Refrain for violin + orchestra
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)Rondino on a Theme by Beethoven for violin + orchestra
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen (Old Viennese Melodies)Liebesfreud (Love's Joy) for violin + orchestra
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen (Old Viennese Melodies)Fritz Liebesleid (Love's Sorrow) for violin + orchestra
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)Tambourin Chinois for violin + orchestra opus 3
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)Caprice Viennois for violin + orchestra opus 2


From Anne-Marie Proulx
Posted on April 15, 2013 at 8:44 PM
Hi, thank you very much for these! Fritz Kreisler has always been one of my favorites and I love his peices too... Thanks for putting a list of these works. I'll certainly look at those I do not know on the net.

Thank you!!
Great blogs as always...
Anne-Marie

From John Berger
Posted on April 16, 2013 at 2:41 AM
Thanks, Bram. Kreisler's little showpieces are great for student solos because they combine originality, charm and variety of technique, don't you think? Suzuki, a great fan of Fritz Kreisler, would often assign one of them to us teachers to play at a Monday concert.

Cheers, John Berger

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