Kreutzer Etudes

June 8, 2005 at 05:50 AM · Do you guys know of anywhere I can get a free recording of Kreutzer Etudes?

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June 8, 2005 at 07:06 AM ·

June 15, 2005 at 07:20 PM · I doubt there is any recording of the Kreutzer etudes...not that some of them are not valuable musically, like the last one, the fuga, or nr.37. But there quality is that you can form your technique allmost exclusively on them. I thinck I've seen some midi files with some of the etudes, you can find them on classical music archives.

June 15, 2005 at 08:23 PM · They were recorded a long time ago, an out of print LP. There used to be a VCD of them that included lessons in Chinese. If somebody recorded the basic version of each on CD and worked out a deal with Shar and Amazon it would be the biggest selling classical disc of all time. You could use posts around the web inquiring about the existence as a demonstration of the demand. Peter? Emil? Alena? Carla?

June 15, 2005 at 07:47 PM · I have a cd of the first 12 etudes. They are recorded in slow speed and then in regular tempo.

They were recorded somehow using a computer or synthesizer. It is for practice use.

I would have to root through my cd's to find it !

June 16, 2005 at 03:05 PM · The Italian Ricordi edition 1989 of Kreutzer 42 Studies had a cassette tape included with 19 etudes recorded by Felice Cusano. Might have been updated?

July 1, 2005 at 01:41 AM ·

hey if you search the website you can find them they are in the practice section of violins I think... have fun and practice practice practice!!


July 1, 2005 at 03:17 AM · The Kreutzer etudes are available in a synthesizer version CD at: The website includes audio snippets of the etudes recorded at a slow tempo. Seems pretty interesting. Does anyone out there have this CD?

July 1, 2005 at 12:45 PM · Decades ago Steven Staryk made a recording of selected studies by Kreutzer, Dont, Fiorillo, etc. It still turns up on Ebay and other used-LP sites. The playing is excellent. But it doesn't have the complete Kreutzer studies. And it's not free (but often shows up at a low price).

July 1, 2005 at 12:46 PM · There's a copy of the Staryk LP currently listed at:,steven/every+violinist's

for $10.

July 1, 2005 at 03:25 PM · Oh yes! there is a beautiful recording of all the Kreutzer Etudes by the Italian violinist FELICE CUSANO, it was a cassette but possibly also a CD.

Look into the web.

Felice Cusano hold for years the Violin Chair at Conservatorio Verdi of Milan.

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