What should I play for practice next?
I play violin as a hobby and I practice for more than 1 hour each day. I just finished J.S.Bach partita 3 allegro , and then Krisler prellude and allegro(is that right? English is not my mother tounge...) I am 14 years old and now looking for something else to play for practice. I dislike Haydn though I know I should not.haha... so, any help please??
Do you have a teacher? If not, that's okay. I know everyone feels that everyone should take lessons, but we must respect those in difficult life situations that prevent them from taking lessons. Tchaikovsky's Melodie, Danes Espagnole, Mozart Concertos, Copland's Hoedown, Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, Bruch's Kol Nidrei (originally for cello), and a multitude of other repertoire are suitable.
Try some "easier" concerti like Bruch in g, Lalo in d (first movement), Mendelssohn in e, Mozarts, Saint-Saens in b, and Kabalevsky in C.
The OP is likely not ready for "easy" (they're not) concerti such as Bruch, Lalo, or Mendelssohn. Kabalevsky is a good suggestion.
If you don't have a teacher then there are some who may be reluctant to suggest new pieces for you because of the nagging suspicion that your preparation of the Kreisler and the Bach may not meet acceptable standards.
Actually I do have a teacher and she suggested I find a piece myself.
de Beriot No. 9 concerto in A minor seems a worthy piece to consider at this point. It paves the way to romantic concertos such as Bruch.
My teacher gives me a list of pieces to choose from. Why don't you ask your teacher for a list and you pick your fave?
I'd agree the OP is not ready for the Mendelssohn concerto! I'd say in fact Mendelssohn and Bruch are quite difficult in terms of going upward in the level of major concertos. They require solid, solid technique and a lot of work, and seeing the OP has just finished the Kreisler Preludium, I would definitely not recommend trying the Bruch, or Mendelssohn.
DeBeriot #9 is similar in difficulty to Kabalevsky and is another good suggestion.
If you are talking about DeBeriot No. 9 (and I agree that's a good suggestion) then also Viotti 22 or 23 are kind of in the same general vicinity in terms of difficulty. Also Spohr No. 2 but warning ... that one has a few tenths.
If you are looking for a lyrical piece, you may want to consider the Concerto De L'Adieu by Georges Delerue. This is a one movement piece that was composed in the 1990's for a film. Technically it is comparable to the pieces you have played recently. Here is a link to a recording on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNoPRu1uQP4
What should I play for practice next?
Thank you so much!
Check out some of the concertos by Rieding, Seitz, Accolay etc. You may read this article: https://goo.gl/UtPpq6
If your teacher told you to find one yourself, he/she most likely wanted you to find a piece or two YOU really want to play so that you are motivated enough to learn and enjoy playing them. I would suggest you listen to as many violin solo works as you can so that you have pretty good idea which pieces that you really want to learn now and name these pieces to your teacher. Your teacher will be in the best position to tell you which piece you picked is suitable at each stage of your learning. If you already have the habit of listening to violin solo repertoire, it should be so much fun to pick and choose.
If you can listen to yourself critically, a Mozart concerto is a good choice. Getting to learn to play it properly, shaping the phrases, etc., can be very rewarding - provided your teacher doesn't let you get away with just playing the notes, or even "getting the style right".
I have always enjoyed Haydn. His piano sonatas are really fun to play, and the F Minor Variations and C Major Fantasia for piano are thoroughly wonderful pieces. On the violin I really enjoyed performing his G Major Concerto, and I learned a lot by working on it. The C Major would be next but definitely harder with parallel thirds right out of the gate. And his string quartets are amazing, its fun to work on some of the violin parts and play along with the recordings. Try Op. 20 No. 5 (F Minor), first violin. It's surprisingly violinistic with a lot of half-position and low 2nd-position passage work. Haydn understood the violin.
Haydn always makes me smile. I love all of his string quartets, his symphonies and his cello concerti. For some reason, I'm not crazy about his violin concerti and have never played one. Like Mozart, to play Haydn well is not easy. One's tone production, intonation and phrasing will make it or break it.
Handel Sonatas? They are technically easier than what you've played but great foundational work and beautiful.
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