Repertoire

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Madeleine Mitchell Violin Concerto Repertoire 

Representative list - other works considered (*preferences)

*Vivaldi The Four Seasons  
Bach Concertos no.1 in A minor, no.2 in E, 2 violins, violin & oboe
Mozart Concerto no 3, Adagio in E & Rondo in C, Sinfonia Concertante
Beethoven Violin Concerto, * Romance in F, Triple Concerto
*Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
Brahms Violin Concerto and Double Concerto
*Bruch Violin Concerto no.1 in G minor
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
*Tchaikovsky Meditation 10’
*Dvorak Romance, Mazurka
*Massenet Meditation from Thais
Saint-Saens Violin Concerto no 3, Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso
Chausson *Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet; Poème
Glazunov Violin Concerto
*Svendsen Romance
Sibelius Violin Concerto
*Delius Légende 8’
*Elgar Violin Concerto
*Elgar Short pieces arr MM with strings (e.g. Salut d'Amour)
*Holst Song of the Night 9’
*Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
*Prokofiev Violin Concerto no.1, *Cinq Mélodies op 35b arr string orch 14’  
Ireland Berceuse, Cavatina, Bagatelle arr with strings c9’
*Stanford Irish Rhasody c10’ 
Bartok Rhapsody no.1
Stravinsky Violin Concerto, L'Histoire du Soldat 
*Barber Violin Concerto 
Weill Violin Concerto with wind band
Andrej Panufnik Concerto for violin with strings 
Ian Krouse Rhapsody 
Piers Hellawell Violin Concerto - Quadruple Elegy written for MM
Arvo Part Fratres, Tabula Rasa (2 violins)
*Michael Nyman On the Fiddle with strings (written for MM 1993)14'
Lou Harrison Violin Concerto with Percussion Orchestra 20’
Richard Blackford Recollections on a Russian Orthodox Hymn with strings 10’
David Matthews Romanza with strings (for MM 2012) 12’
Guto Puw Violin Concerto (for MM 2014) 20’
*Geoffrey Poole Rhapsody (for MM 2015) 12’ 
'That always imaginative violinist Madeleine Mitchell'

- James Jolly recommending her recording of Lou Harrison Violin Concerto, nominated for a BBC Music Award.

Madeleine Mitchell Violin Recital Repertoire 

with piano & solo

Representative list; other works considered. * Favourites available at shorter notice
+ recorded on Violin Songs CD 

Violin Sonatas with piano

* Alwyn Sonatina (1933) 11’ (MM recorded for Naxos)
  Malcolm Arnold Sonata no.2 op.43 (8’)
  Bach no.4 in C minor
  Amy Beach (1880s)  
  Beethoven - most of the 10 *nos 10, (1 & 4)
* Howard Blake (MM recorded with the composer for Naxos) 25’
* Brahms – no.1 in G, *no.2 in A, *no.3 in D minor, & Sonatensatz
  Copland
  Debussy 12’
  Delius op. posth; *no.2 13’
* Dvorak Sonatine op.100 20’
  Petr Eben Sonatina
* Elgar 26’
* Fauré no.1 in A 26’
* Franck 29’
  Goossens no.1 (1918) (recorded on British Treasures) 25’
 Granados Violin Sonata in one movement, 12'
* Grieg no.3 in C minor 
  Handel in F & D  
  Hummel op.5, 14,*108 12’
* Hurlstone (recorded on British Treasures)
  Ireland no.2 c26’
  Ives no.4 Children’s Day at the Camp Meeting 10’
  Janacek
  Mozart - several * K304 *454
* Ravel Sonata 18’, Sonate op.posth
* Rawsthorne 17’
* Respighi 24’
  Saint-Saens no.1 
  Schnittke Quasi una Sonata
  Schubert Sonatines 
  Schumann no.1
  Sibelius Sonatine 13’
  Bernard Stevens
* R Strauss 26’
  Turnbull (recorded on British Treasures)
  Grace Williams Violin Sonata
 

Other works 

(more contemporary works 
– see below)

Bach Chaconne from Partita no.2 for solo violin and other movements
Bartok Rhapsody no.1 
Bartok Rumanian Dances 
Arthur Benjamin Arabesque, Carnavalesque
Blake Penillion - Theme & Variations 8' (MM recorded with the composer for Naxos)
Blake Jazz Dances 12' (MM recorded with the composer for Naxos)
Bloch Nigun & Nuit Exotique
Lili Boulanger * +Nocturne 3', Cortege, D'un Matin du Printemps
Brahms Sonatensatz 
Brahms Hungarian Dance in G minor
Bridge *+8 short pieces
Rebecca Clarke Midsummer Moon 6’
Copland * +Nocturne 6’, Ukelele Serenade and Hoe Down
Delius * Légende 7’, Serenade from Hassan 2’
Dvorak 4 Romantic Pieces
Faure Romance
Finzi * Elegy 
Gershwin arr MM An American in Paris highlights 8'
Gorecki Sonatine 3'
Holst *Song of the Night
Howells *Three Pieces: Pastorale, Chosen Tune, Luchinushka
Messiaen Theme & Variations and * vln & pno movt Qtet for the End of Time 8'
Prokofiev * +Cinq Mélodies op.35b 13'
Saint-Saens Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso
Smetana From the Homeland
Stanford Irish Rhapsody op.191, 3 Characteristic Pieces
Suk Un Poco Triste from 4 Pieces
Stravinsky Suite Italienne 
Tchaikovsky Souvenir d'un Lieu Cher: Méditation, Scherzo, Mélodie
Vaughan Williams *The Lark Ascending (original version with piano) 16’
Walton Canzonetta & Scherzo

Nocturne Programme 

(with optional poetry and slides)

* +Berg (Die Nachtigall arr MM), ++Michael Berkeley Veilleuse (Night Watch) 
Nocturnes by *+Lili Boulanger 3’, *Cage 4’, *+Copland 6’, Crumb 9’, Wendy Hiscocks 7’, Francis Shaw
Bloch Nuit Exotique, Henze 5 Nachtstücke, Holst Song of the Night 8’, * MacMillan After the Tryst 3’, Ned Rorem Night Music, Schnittke Stille Nacht 4’, **Woolrich …that is night 5’

Short pieces  

incl. pieces from Violin Songs CD +

Benjamin 3 Pieces – Arabesque, Carnavelesque, Burlesque
*+Bridge 8 salon pieces
*+Elgar Chanson de Matin, Chanson de Nuit, Salut dAmour etc, 
Fauré Romance
* Gershwin Summertime
Kodaly Adagio
Ireland Bagatelle 3’, Berceuse 2’, Cavatina 3’
Kreisler Liebesleid etc.
*+Massenet Méditation 
*+Ravel Berceuse sur le Nom de Fauré
*+Poulenc Violon arr MM
*+Schubert Ave Maria
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves, Pastoral 
Villa Lobos Canto de Cisne Negre 

New Works written for MM (with piano) 

**on 'In Sunlight: Pieces for Madeleine Mitchell' CD ++ on new album Oct 2017

** James MacMillan Kiss on Wood 8', A Different World 8',  
** Michael Nyman On the Fiddle, 13' (3 movements can stand alone) 
**John Woolrich ...that is night 6'  
**Brian Elias Fantasia, 14' 
**Anthony Powers In Sunlight 9' 
**Stephen Montague Folk Dances (2003) 11'
++Michael Nyman Taking it as Read (2007) 4’
++David Matthews Romanza (2012) 12’
++Sadie Harrison Aurea Luce (2015) 9’
++Geoffrey Poole Rhapsody (2015) 12’

solo violin: 

**Stuart Jones Kothektche 4', Gharnati 12' 
** Nigel Osborne Taw-Raw 7'

A selection of other more contemporary works 

(vln & pno, solo vln/ vln & tape)

Berio Due Pezzi  
Howard Blake 'Penillion 8' and Jazz Dances 12' (on MM Naxos album) 
Cerha 2 Stücke 
Maxwell Davies Dances from the Two Fiddlers 
Ross Edwards Cockatoo Spirit Dance (solo vln) 6’ 
Iain Hamilton sonata 
Ivan Hewett Dialogue & Elegy 
Wendy Hiscocks Nocturne (MM CD w Hiscocks - Chamber disc), Dry White Fire, Caprice for solo vln 3’
Giya Kanchelli Duo
David Matthews Alpine Tune (recorded MM on ABRSM album)
John Metcalf Paradise Haunts 24’
Michael Parkin Inevitable Inventions
Arvo Part Fratres
Paul Patterson Aguecheek’s Antics 5'
Peter Sculthorpe From Saibai
Francis Shaw Nocturne for solo violin
Schoenberg Phantasy 10’
Toru Takemitsu From far Beyond Chrysanthemums and November Fog 7’ & Distance de Fée 8’
John Taverner My Gaze… (solo violin & tape) 16’
Ian Wilson Bane (solo violin & digital delay) 11’
Hugh Wood Poem 
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