Suzuki Violin Pieces in their Original Forms

(original source material for the Suzuki Violin School)

Volume 5

  1. Gavotte J. S. Bach
  2. Concerto in A Minor, 2nd Movement, Op. 3, No. 6 A. Vivaldi/T. Nachéz
  3. Concerto in G Minor A. Vivaldi/T. Nachéz
  4. Country Dance C. M. von Weber
  5. German Dance K. D. von Dittersdorf
  6. Gigue from Sonata in D Minor F. M. Veracini
  7. Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043,
    1st Movement, Violin I
    J. S. Bach


  1. listed title Gavotte
    composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    source Cello Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012
      V. Gavotte I & II
    originally written for cello
    date 1720?
    more information Wikipedia
    score Early manuscript, copied by A. M. Bach:
      Gavotte I (halfway down the page): zoomable full-page
      Gavotte II: zoomable full-page
    Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe:
      Band 27.1 p.93 IMSLP (p.7 of the pdf)
    Neue Bach Ausgabe:
      Series VI, Volume 2.
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Anner Bylsma, baroque cello
    (played on the 1701 Servais Stradivarius cello)
    notes
    Here are some of the many excellent recordings of Bach’s Cello Suites performed on baroque cello:
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  2. listed title Concerto in A Minor, 2nd Movement, Op. 3, No. 6
    listed composer A. Vivaldi/T. Nachéz
    source L’estro armonico. Concerti. Op. 3.
      Concerto VI. (RV 356)
        2. Largo
    composer Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
    originally written for solo violin, with strings and continuo
    date published 1711
    more information Wikipedia
    score Violin I part (first edition): IMSLP (pdf: p.34, score: p.22)
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Simon Standage, violin
    The English Concert
    Trevor Pinnock, director
    notes
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  3. listed title Concerto in G Minor
    listed composer A. Vivaldi/T. Nachéz
    source Concerto for Violin, Strings and Continuo in G minor,
      Op. 12 No.1, RV 317
    1. Allegro
    2. Largo
    3. Allegro
    composer Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
    originally written for solo violin, with strings and continuo
    date 1729
    more information Wikipedia
    score IMSLP only has the Nachéz version.
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Pavlo Beznosiuk, violin
    The Academy of Ancient Music
    Christopher Hogwood, director
    notes
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  4. listed title Country Dance
    composer Carl Maria von Weber (1786–1826)
    source 6 Favorit-Walzer der Kaiserin von Frankreich Marie Louise, J.143-148
      No.3. —
    English title 6 Favorite Waltzes of the French Empress, Marie Louise, J.143-148
    originally written for piano
    date 1812
    more information Wikipedia
    score IMSLP (pdf: p.5, score: p.29)
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Michael Endres, piano
    notes
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  5. listed title German Dance
    composer Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739–1799)
      (not “K. D. von Dittersdorf” as listed)
    possible source Zwölf Menuette und zwölf Deutsche Tänze für den Redoutensaal
    also listed as:
    12 Menuetts und 12 deutsche Tänze für den Redoutensaal
    English title 12 Menuets and 12 German Dances for the Redoutensaal
    originally written for orchestra [?]
    date 1794 [?]
    more information Klassika | Wikipedia
    score ?
    suggested
    recording
    No recordings are available.
    notes
    I was unable to locate any score of the 12 Menuetts und 12 deutsche Tänze für den Redoutensaal, so I can’t conclusively verify that it is the source. However, of the 341 Dittersdorf works listed in Klassika, it is the only one that bears any variant of the name ‘German Dance’.
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  6. listed title Gigue from Sonata in D Minor
    composer Francesco Maria Veracini (1690–1768)
    source Sonate accademiche, Op. 2.
      No. 7. Sonata in D minor.
        IV. Giga: Allegro
    originally written for violin and continuo
    date published 1744
    more information album liner notes | Wikipedia
    score first edition: sample page | WorldCat | order online
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    The Locatelli Trio:
    Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin
    Richard Tunnicliffe, cello
    Paul Nicholson, harpsichord
    notes
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  7. title Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043
      1st Movement (Violin I)
    composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    originally written for 2 violins, with strings and continuo
    date 1730–1731
    more information Wikipedia
    score Early manuscript:
      Violin I part: zoomable full-page
    Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe:
      full score: Band 21.1 p.41 IMSLP (p.3 of the pdf)
    Neue Bach Ausgabe:
      Series VII, Volume 3.
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Simon Standage, violin
    Elizabeth Wilcock, violin
    The English Concert
    Trevor Pinnock, director
    notes
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