The Red Violin: Chaconne for Violin and Orchestra (Piano Reduction)
John Corigliano's The Red Violin: Chaconne for Violin and Orchestra draws upon music he composed for the film of the same name, which won an Academy Award for best film score. The story spans three centuries in the life of a magnificent but haunted violin in its travels through space and time. Corigliano composed this 17-minute concert work for violin and full orchestra as he scored the film.
Title: The Red Violin: Chaconne for Violin and Orchestra (Piano Reduction), By Corigliano, John, Published by G. Schirmer, Inc., Item number: 50483941
The Handel-Halvorsen Passacaglia arranged for two violins.
This edition is based off of a manuscript discovered by the editors in the Heifetz Collection. Mr. Heifetz composed a new arrangement of the Passacaglia for Two Violins dated 1920 and his revision in 1966. This new publication is provided by Stephen Shipps and Endre Granat.
This collection for violin was compiled with "emerging violinists" in mind and contains a broad assortment of well-known classics written by great composers from several different eras. The violin part is presented with larger print for easy reading and includes a CD accompaniment. Easy/Intermediate level.