Suzuki Violin Pieces in their Original Forms

(original source material for the Suzuki Violin School)

Volume 7

  1. Minuet W. A. Mozart
  2. Courante A. Corelli
  3. Sonata No. 1 G. F. Handel
  4. Concerto No. 1 J. S. Bach
  5. Gigue J. S. Bach
  6. Courante J. S. Bach
  7. Allegro A. Corelli

  1. listed title Minuet
    composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
    source The Six “Haydn” String Quartets:
      String Quartet No. 15 in D minor, K. 421/417b
        III. Menuetto
    originally written for string quartet
    date 1783
    more information Wikipedia
    score IMSLP (pdf: p.8, score: p.9)
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    The Salomon String Quartet:
    Simon Standage, violin
    Micaela Comberti, violin
    Trevor Jones, viola
    Jennifer Ward Clarke, cello
    notes
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  2. listed title Courante
    composer Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713)
    source 12 Concerti grossi, Op. 6
      No. 9. Concerto grosso in F major
        III. Corrente. Vivace
    originally written for string orchestra and continuo
    date 1712?
    more information Wikipedia
    score IMSLP (pdf: p.7, score: p.177)
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Simon Standage, Violine I
    Micaela Comberti, Violine II
    Jaap ter Linden, Violoncello
    The English Concert
    Trevor Pinnock, director
    notes
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  3. listed title Sonata No. 1
    composer George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
    source Sonata in A major, HWV 361 (op.1 no.3)
    1. Andante
    2. Allegro
    3. Adagio
    4. Allegro
    originally written for violin and continuo
    date ca.1725–1726
    more information gfhandel.org | Wikipedia
    score First edition:
      IMSLP (pdf: p.13, score: p.11)
    Händelgesellschaft:
      Band 27 (Kammermusik) p.12 IMSLP (pdf: p.26)
    Hallische Händel-Ausgabe:
      Series IV, Volume 4 (p.2?)
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Hiro Kurosaki, violin
    William Christie, organ
    notes
    In 1730, publisher John Walsh issued Sonates pour un Traversiere, un Violon ou Hautbois con Basso Continuo, fraudulently using the imprint of another publisher, Jeanne Roger. It contained twelve sonatas, and became known as Handel’s “Opus 1”.

    Walsh prescribed instruments for each sonata (either flute, recorder, violin or oboe), though these did not necessarily reflect the composer’s intentions. Of the twelve, this sonata appears third (labeled Sonata III), but it is the first in the set that is listed as a violin sonata, hence the title listed here, Sonata No. 1.

    Sources: 1, 2, and the first edition score listed above.
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  4. listed title Concerto No. 1
    composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    source Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041
    1. Andante
    2. Allegro assai
    originally written for
    date 1730?
    more information Wikipedia
    score Autograph manuscript (written by J. S. Bach):
      Violin part: zoomable full-page
    Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe:
      full score: Band 21.1 p.3 IMSLP (p.3 of the pdf)
    Neue Bach Ausgabe:
      Series VII, Volume 3.
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Catherine Mackintosh, violin
    The King’s Consort
    Robert King, conductor
    notes
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  5. listed title Gigue
    composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    source Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
      VI. Gigue
    originally written for cello
    date 1720?
    more information Wikipedia
    score Early manuscript, copied by A. M. Bach:
      bach-digital.de (scroll to “Suite I, BWV 1007 - 7. Gigue”)
    Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe:
      Band 27.1 p.63 IMSLP (p.6 of the pdf)
    Neue Bach Ausgabe:
      Series VI, Volume 2.
    suggested
    recording
    notes
    Here are some of the many excellent recordings of Bach’s Cello Suites performed on baroque cello:
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  6. listed title Courante
    composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    source Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
      III. Courante
    originally written for cello
    date 1720?
    more information Wikipedia
    score Early manuscript, copied by A. M. Bach:
      bach-digital.de (scroll to “Suite I, BWV 1007 - 4. Sarabande”)
    Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe:
      Band 27.1 p.61 IMSLP (p.4 of the pdf)
    Neue Bach Ausgabe:
      Series VI, Volume 2.
    suggested
    recording
    notes
    Here are some of the many excellent recordings of Bach’s Cello Suites performed on baroque cello:
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  7. listed title Allegro
    composer Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713)
    source Violin Sonatas, Op. 5
      No. 1. Sonata in D major
        III. Allegro
    original title Sonate a violino e violone o cimbalo. Opera quinta.
      Sonata I.
        (3) Allegro
    originally written for violin and continuo
    date 1700
    more information Wikipedia
    score IMSLP (pdf: p.10, score: p.6)
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Stefano Montanari, violin
    Accademia Bizantina
    Ottavio Dantone, director
    notes
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