Please share your favorite solos works for the violin. Mine are Bach's Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin (shallow I am that I really only have this set as a favorite with respect to solo works). There are a lot of other pieces I know that stand well on their own, little bits comprised largely for a lone violin. But, what other great solo works exist of which I may be unaware? I know about a gazillion classical guitar solo pieces, but not really that many solo works for the violin. I played classical guitar for quite some time, and still do every once in a great while. I do love the classical guitar repertoire, but an injury has caused me to turn to the violin. And, boy have I ever been swept away by this one, the violin. I can see now why it has been referred to as the "king of instruments". However, there does not appear to be much in the way of solo works for the violin, at least not like one finds with the classical guitar. The classical guitar is by and large a solo instrument, whereas the violin seems by and large an instrument played in the company of other instruments. But, I prefer to play alone and would like to know what sort of pieces I should keep an eye after, and aspire toward some day.
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