Parisian violinist Georges Catherine (1872-1958) compiles an exciting addition to the Violin repertoire. Including pieces by Schumann, Rameau, Lully, Handel, Couperin, Byrd, Beethoven and Bach, Catherine ensures that the best Violin works of the Baroque genre are compiled in one essential volume.
In the first volume of his compilation, Famous Pieces for Violin and Piano, Catherine transcribes and arranges famous works by the great composers of all eras for the Violin, ensuring that necessary additions and edits are made. Pieces include Lully's Menuet from Les Bourgeois Gentilhomme and a J. S. Bach Menuet and Gigue. The changes by Catherine include articulation, phrasing, tempo marks, dynamics and other performance directions. Famous Pieces for Violin and Piano, compiled by Georges Catherine, provides excellent expansion to the repertoire of Violin beginners, ensuring that students are inspired by the works of the great composers from the start of their instrumental study.