Hartke presents arrangements and elaborations on the fiddle tune Da Scallowa Lasses; and the tune Da Bride's a Boannie Ting. Of moderate difficulty.
Violinists Philippa Mo and Harriet Mackenzie perform music by Jim Aitchison, John McCabe, David Matthews, E. J. Moeran, Alan Rawsthorne, and William Croft.
The sisters Angela and Jennifer Chun perform Bartok's series of folk-song based etudes.
The Duo Gelland performs music for two violins by Sanna Ahvenjärvi, Aron Hidman, Alexander Keuk, Johan Samskog, Tapio Lappalainen, and Jonas Asplund.
In one movement. The music is notated and structured in a traditional manner, except for two optional codas which are more improvisatory. Of advanced difficulty. Printed from manuscript. Duration ca. 7 minutes.
Each caprice is dedicated to a different violinist or duo team, including Joshua Bell and Joseph Schwantner. Duration: ca. 15 minutes.
In one movement. Dedicated to Andrew McIntosh and Andrew Tholl. A brief but challenging work, comprised of arpeggiated gestures.
Contents: I. Lively -- II. Gently -- III. Joyful. With a biographical note. The second movement is pizzicato throughout. Of advanced difficulty.
With a foreword. These duos were quite popular during the composer's lifetime, and saw many printings. This edition is based on the Longman and Broderip edition. The first and third duos have four movements, while the second duo has only three.
Nine duos designed to foster musicianship and improvisation skills. The written music is simple, but it is meant to be experimented with and expanded upon. With notes.
In one movement. With program and performance notes. Written for the 2015 Five College New Music Festival at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The music was inspired by a series of photographs by Jan Dibbets. Of advanced difficutly.
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Contents: Concerto grosso in re minore, RV 565 / Vivaldi -- Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 / Bach -- Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492 / Mozart -- Overture to Il Barbiere di Siviglia / Rossini -- Cavatina Figaro, from Il Barbiere di Siviglia / Rossini -- An der schönen blauen Donau, Op.…
A set of eight duets for violin and marimba. Each has a different character, but most are lighter in nature. Of advanced difficulty.
Father Rudolf Koeckert and son Nicolas Koeckert perform the violin music of Rode.