Fritz Kreisler

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Austrian-born American violinist whose mastery of the instrument is reflected in the brilliant pieces he wrote and arranged for it.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Liebesleid (Love's Sorrow), for violin & piano 1910 Chamber Music
Liebesfreud (Love's Joy), for violin & piano 1910 Chamber Music
Schön Rosmarin, for violin & piano 1910 Chamber Music
Caprice Viennois, for violin & piano (or orchestra), Op. 2 1910 Chamber Music
Tambourin Chinois, for violin & piano, Op. 3 1905 Chamber Music
Praeludium and Allegro in the Style of Pugnani, for violin & piano 1910 Chamber Music
La Gitana for violin & piano (after an 18th century Arabo-Spanish Gypsy song) 1919 Chamber Music
Rondino on a Theme by Beethoven, for violin & piano 1905 Chamber Music
Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice, for solo violin, Op. 6 1911 Chamber Music
Marche Miniature Viennoise, for violin & piano 1924 Chamber Music
The Old Refrain, for violin & piano (transcription of Johann Brandl's "Du alter Stefansturm" from Der liebe Augustin) 1910 Chamber Music
Sicilienne and Rigaudon in the Style of Francoeur, for violin & piano 1905 Keyboard Chamber Music
Syncopation, for violin & piano 1924 Chamber Music
La Précieuse in the Style of Louis Couperin, for violin & piano 1910 Chamber Music
Chanson Louis XIII and Pavane, in the Style of Couperin, for violin & piano 1910 Chamber Music
Tempo di Menuetto in the Style of Pugnani, for violin & piano 1910 Chamber Music
Danse Espagnole for violin & piano (transcription from Falla's La Vida Breve) Chamber Music
Mélodie (Dance of the Blessed Spirits) for violin & piano (transcription of the Lento from Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice) Chamber Music
La chasse in the Style of Cartier, for violin & piano 1910 Chamber Music
Allegretto in the Style of Boccherini, for violin & piano 1910 Chamber Music
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