Violinist Simon Fischer, renowned throughout the world for his highly praised violin methods published by Edition Peters, now presents brilliant and idiomatic transcriptions for violin and piano of famous works from the classical repertoire. Perfect as encores or as part of a mixed recital, these arrangements of pieces by Dowland, Purcell, Rossini, Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Chopin and Johann Strauss II will delight audiences and provide satisfying playing material for violinists.
- Eight highly effective violin transcriptions, repertoire from John Dowland to Johann Strauss II
- Idiomatic violin parts demonstrating virtuoso potential of instrument
- Ossia alternatives for technically challenging moments
- Video performances by Simon Fischer are available online