Philip Ficsor’s Repertoire


Bach, J.S.: Concerto no. 1 in A-minor, S. 1041
Bach, J.S.: Concerto in D-Minor for two Violins, B. 1043
Bartok, B.: Concerto No. 2
Beethoven, L.v.: Concerto in D, Op. 61
Bernstein, L.: Serenade, after Plato’s “Symposium”
Brahms, J.: Concerto in D, Op. 77
Bruch, M.: Concerto in G-minor, Op. 26
Diemer, E.L.: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (2012)
Dvorak, A.: Concerto in A-minor, Op. 53
Kabalevsky, D.: Violin Concerto in C, Op. 48
Lalo, E.: Symphonie Espagnole, Op. 21
Mendelssohn, F.: Concerto in E-minor, Op. 64
Mozart, W.A.: Concerto in A, K. 219
Sibelius, J.: Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Stravinsky, I.: Concerto in D
Tchaikovsky, P.: Concerto in D, Op. 35
Vieuxtemps, H.: Concerto in A-minor, Op. 37
Vivaldi, A.: Concerto in A-minor
Concerto in G-minor


Bach, J.S.: Sonata in C-minor, B. 1017
Beethoven, L.: Sonata in A-minor, Op. 23
Sonata in F, “Spring”, Op. 24
Sonata in G, Op. 30
Sonata in A“Kreutzer”, Op. 47
Sonata in G, Op. 96
Bolcom, W.: First Sonata (1956/’84)
Second Sonata (1978)
Third Sonata, “Sonata Stramba” (1992)
Fourth Sonata (1994)
Brahms, J.: Sonata in G, Op. 78
Sonata in A, Op. 100
Sonata in D-minor, op. 108
Copland, A.: Sonata (1943)
Debussy, C.: Sonata in G-minor
Diemer, E.L. Suite for Violin and Piano (2008)
Foote, A.: Sonata in G-minor, Op. 20
Franck, C.: Sonata in A
Handel, G.F.: Sonata in D, Op. 1, no. 13
Martinu, B.: Sonata No. 3
Mozart, W.A.: Sonata in C, K. 296
Sonata in C, K. 303
Ravel, M.: Sonata

Concert Pieces

Bartòk, B.: Roumanian Folk Dances, trans. Szèkely
Rhapsody no. 2 “Folk Dances” (1945)
Bolcom, W.: Sonatine (1958)
Pastorale (1962)S
Fancy Tales (1972)
Duo Fantasy (1973)
Bottesini, G.: Grand Duo Concertant for Violin and String Bass
Brahms, J.: Sonatensatz
Chausson, E.: Poeme, Op. 25
Diemer, E.L.: Catch-A-Turian Toccata (1988)
Aria and Scherzo (1997)
Before Spring (1997)
Going Away (2013)
Holiday Madness Medley (2012)
Homage to Paderewski (1997, arr. for vn and pno 2007)
Three Hymns (2009)
Dvorak, A.: Romance in F-minor, Op. 11
Laderman, E.: Duo for Violin and Piano
Mozart, W.A.: Adagio in E, K. 261
Rondo in C, K. 373
Paganini, N.: Caprice No. 24 Variations, arr. Auer
Prokofiev, S.: Cinq Mèlodies, Op. 35b
Ravel, M.: “Ma Mère L’oye”Suite, transcr. Ficsor
Sarasate, P.: Introduction and Tarantelle, Op. 43
Schubert, F.: Rondo Brilliante in B-minor, Op. 70
Saint-Saens, C.: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
Havanaise, Op. 83
Tchaikovsky, P.: Valse-Scherzo, Op. 34
Vitali,G.: Chaconne in G-minor, arr. Charlier
Wieniawski, H.: “Faust” Fantasy( on themes from Gounod’s opera)
Legende, Op. 17
Polonaise Brillante in D, Op. 4

Short Pieces

Bartòk, B.: Andante (1902)
Bolcom, W.: Graceful Ghost Rag (1979)
Brahms, J.: Hungarian Dance no. 5
Chopin, F.: Nocturne no. 8, Op. 27/2, arr. Wilhelmj
Debussy, C.: Beau Soir
En Bateau (“On a Boat”), arr. Choisnel
La fille aux cheveux de lin (“Girl with the Flaxen Hair”), arr. Roques
La Plus que len-Valse, arr. Roques
Dvorak, A.: Humoresque, Op. 101/7
Elgar, E.: La Capricieuse, Op. 17
Engel, C.: Sea-Shell, arr. Zimbalist
Fiocco, J.H.: Allegro
Glazunov, A.: Meditation, Op. 32
Grieg, E.: Grandmother’s Menuet, arr. Elman
Kreisler, F.: Liebesfreud (“Love’s Joy”)
Liebesleid (“Love’s Sorrow”)
Melodie (from Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice”)
Praeludium and Allegro (In the Style of Pugnani)
Tempo di Minuetto (In the Style of Pugnani)
Massenet, J.: Meditation, from Thais, trans. Marsick
Paradis, M.T.: Sicilienne
Rachmaninoff, S.: Vocalise, Op. 34, no. 14, trans. M. Press
Raff: Cavatine, Op. 85/3
Ravel, M.: Berceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Faure
Pièce en forme de Habanera
Rüfer, P.: Molto Adagio from Drei Stücke, Op. 36/1
Schubert, Frz (of Dresden): L’Abeille
Sarasate, P.: Navarra, for two Violins, Op. 33
Sinigaglia, L.: Albumblatt (“Albumleaf”), Op. 25/1
Bagatelle, Op. 25/3
Tchaikovsky, P.: Melodie, Op. 42/3
Traditional: Deep River, arr. Elman
Veracini, F.M.: Largo

Solo Violin

Bach, J.S.: Sonata in G-minor, B. 1001
Partita in B-minor, B. 1002
Sonata in A-minor, B. 1003
Partita in D-minor, B. 1004
Partita in E, B. 1006
Bartok, B.: Sonata for Solo Violin (1943)
Bolcom, W.: Suite for Solo Violin (1977/2006)
Kreisler, F.: Recitative and Scherzo, Op. 6
Locatelli, P.: Il Labirinto Armonico (“The Harmonic Labyrinth”)
Paganini, N.: Variations on “God Save the Queen”, ed. Ricci
Telemann, G.P.: Fantasy, Op. 9, no. 7
Ysaye: Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 27, no. 5

Studies & Etudes


Dont, J.: 24 Etudes and Caprices, Op. 35, nos. 1-17
Kreutzer, R.: 24 Studies nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 13, 23
Paganini, N.: 24 Caprices, Op. 1 nos. 1, 8, 9, 13, 16, 20, 21, 24
Rode, P.: 24 Caprices nos.1, 4, 5, 12
Schradieck: School of Violin Techniques, Vol. 1

Teaching Materials

Dancla: Fifteen Etudes, Op. 68
Doflein Method, Vol.s III-V
Harris, P.: Improve Your Sight-reading!, Grades 5, 6, 7-8
Hofmann, R. Double-Stop Studies, Op. 96
Kayser, H.E.: Elementary and Progressive Studies, op. 20
Kinsey, H.: Elementary Progressive Studies, Sets I, II, III
Peters Violin School (ed.s Thiemann and Hertel): Studies I
Trott, J.: Melodious Double-Stops, Books I and II
Whistler, H.: Introducing the Positions, Vol.s I and II
Preparing for Kreutzer, Vol.s I and II
Developing Double-Stops
First Etude Album

Chamber Music

Barber, S.: String Quartet, Op. 11
Bartòk, B.: String Quartet no. 2, Op. 17; Contrasts

Beethoven, L.: String Quartet in D, Op. 18, no. 3
String Quartet in F, op. 59/1
String Quartet in E-flat, Op. 130
Brahms, J.: Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E-flat, op. 40
String Quartet in A-minor, Op. 51, no. 2
Debussy, C.: String Quartet in G-minor, Op. 10
Dvorak, A.: String Quartet in F, Op. 96, “American”
String Quintet, op. 77 (“Bass”)
Haydn, F.: String Quartet in D, Op. 33, no. 6
String Quartet in in D, Op. 76, no. 5
Mendelssohn, F: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in D-minor, op. 49
Messiaen, O.: Quatuor pour la fin du temps
Prokofiev, S.: Quintet, Op. 39
String Quartet, Op. 50
Ravel, M.: String Quartet
Schubert, F.: String Quartet in A-minor “Rosamunde”, D. 804
String Quintett in C, D. 956

Viola Repertoire

Bach, J.S.: Prelude from Suite no. 2, trans. Katims
Mendelssohn, F.: Song Without Words, Op. 109
Telemann, G.P.: Concerto in G, ed. Primrose
Glazunov, A. Elegy