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KREISLER: Favorite Encores (2 CD Set)

By Fritz Kreisler

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Composed by Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962). Instrumental Solo Part and 2 CDs. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3165).

Item Number: MO.MMOCD3165

ISBN 1596151943. Soloist: Daniela Stereva, violin; Accompaniment: Joseph Seiger, piano.

Fritz Kreisler, one of the most popular and revered violinists of the last century, was also a great transcriber and arranger of music for the violin. This collection of such transcriptions and arrangements (of Chopin, Weber, Glazunov, et al) and several of Kreisler's own compositions, make for great performance pieces. Highly recommended. Your accompanist is the well-known accompanist of Mischa Elman for many years, Joseph Seiger. This new edition of an MMO classic brings brilliant violinist Daniela Stereva's talents to the complete versions heard in this edition.

Includes a complete printed solo part on high-quality ivory paper; and two digitally mastered compact discs containing a complete performance with soloist, then performed again minus the soloist.

  • Allegretto (in the styleof Niccolo Porpora)  Performed by Fritz Kreisler
  • Ballet music from 'Rosamunde'  Performed by Franz Schubert (arr. Kreisler)
  • La Precieuse (in the style of Couperin)  Performed by Fritz Kreisler
  • Larghetto  Performed by Carl Maria Von Weber (arr. Kreisler)
  • Mazurka in A minor, (posth.) Op. 67, no. 4  Performed by Frederic Chopin (arr. Kreisler)
  • Polichinelle (Serenade)  Performed by Fritz Kreisler
  • 2 Pieces, op. 20: II. Serenade Espagnole  Performed by Alexander Glazunov (transcr. Kreisler)
  • Shepherd's Madrigal  Performed by Fritz Kreisler
  • Song without Words, op. 62, no. 1: May Breeze  Performed by Felix Mendelssohn (arr. Kreisler)
  • Tambourin (in the style of Leclair)  Performed by Fritz Kreisler