A brief note to thank those who replied to my posting, requesting suggestions for the "violinist's Chopin." Among others, Wieniawski was recommended. While I had heard a few of his compositions, I was largely unfamiliar with his work. Now having closely listened to him for several days, I believe that he is, indeed, a fine string counterpart to Chopin. Many thanks.
On another note, it is odd there is no CD box set of his compositions. You must fine them piecemeal, here his concertos by Deutsche Grammophon, there his chamber music by Naxos, and so forth. Hopefully, Brilliant Classics one day will release such a collection.
What happened to that old thread?