List of works by Giovanni Battista Viotti

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Original Works

The table below gives the following informaton for works by Giovanni Battista Viotti (where applicable):

  • W. — numbering as given in Chappell White, Bibliography, 1985.
  • Op. — opus numbers
  • Title — as used on IMSLP;
  • Forces — the instrumentation used (see IMSLP:Abbreviations for Instruments)
  • Key — the principal key of the work
  • Date — the year(s) of composition or arrangement, where known
  • Genre — works are grouped in the following broad categories: Stage, Choral (for many voices), Vocal (for individual voices), Orchestral, Chamber, Keyboard and Writings
  • Notes — including references to related works
W Opus Title (IMSLP) Forces Key Date Genre Notes
WI:1 Violin Concerto No.1 in C major Vln and Orch C major 1782
WI:2 Violin Concerto No.2 in E major Vln and Orch E major 1782 dedicato a L.-A.-C. Rohan-Guémenée
WI:3 Violin Concerto No.3 in A major Vln and Orch A major 1781; mit neue II mov., P. 1782
WI:4 Violin Concerto No.4 in D major Vln and Orch D major 1782
WI:5 Violin Concerto No.5 in C major Vln and Orch C major 1782
WI:6 Violin Concerto No.6 in E major Vln and Orch E major 1782
WI:7 Violin Concerto No.7 in B major Vln and Orch B major circa 1783-86 dedicato a M. Soltikov
WI:8 Violin Concerto No.8 in D major Vln and Orch D major circa 1783-86
WI:9 Violin Concerto No.9 in A major Vln and Orch A major circa 1783-86
WI:10 Violin Concerto No.10 in B major Vln and Orch B major circa 1783-86
WI:11 Violin Concerto No.11 in A major Vln and Orch A major 1787
WI:12 Violin Concerto No.12 in B major Vln and Orch B major 1787-88 G.64
WI:13 Violin Concerto No.13 in A major Vln and Orch A major 1788
WI:14 Violin Concerto No.14 in A minor Vln and Orch A minor 1788-89
WI:15 Violin Concerto No.15 in B major Vln and Orch B major 1788-89
WI:16 Violin Concerto No.16 in E minor Vln and Orch E minor 1789-90 Mozart scrisse le parti orchestrali di timpani e trombe per il I e il III movimento, k470a
WI:17 Violin Concerto No.17 in D minor Vln and Orch D minor 1790-91 G.86 (Giazotto cataloguing system)
WI:18 Violin Concerto No.18 in E minor Vln and Orch E minor 1790-93
WI:19 Violin Concerto No.19 in G minor Vln and Orch G minor 1818 revisione di Viotti
WI:20 Violin Concerto No.20 in D major Vln and Orch D major 1792-95, 1795
WI:21 Violin Concerto No.21 in E major Vln and Orch E major 1792-97, 1802
WI:22 Violin Concerto No.22 in A minor Vln and Orch A minor 1793-97, P.1803
WI:23 Violin Concerto No.23 in G minor Vln and Orch G minor 1793-94, P.1804
WI:24 Violin Concerto No.24 in B minor Vln and Orch B minor 1793-97, P.1805
WI:25 Violin Concerto No.25 in A minor Vln and Orch A minor 1795-96, P.1806
WI:26 Violin Concerto No.26 in B major Vln and Orch B major 1793-97, P.ca.1808
WI:27 Violin Concerto No.27 in C major Vln and Orch C major 1794-96, P.ca.1815 dedicato al duca di Cambridge
WI:28 Violin Concerto No.28 in A minor Vln and Orch A minor 1803-12, P.ca.1823 dedicato a J.-A.-B. Law
WI:29 Violin Concerto No.29 in E minor Vln and Orch E minor 1801-17, P.ca.1824 dedicato a W. B. e M. Chinnery
WI:30 Simphonie Concertante No.1 2 V., 2 Ob. u. 2 Hn. ad lib., Str. F major 1787 Sinfonie concertant
WI:31 Simphonie Concertante No.2 2 V., Fl., 2 Ob. u. 2 Hn. ad lib., Str. B major 1788 Sinfonie concertant
WIa:1 Piano Concerto in E major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:6) Pno and Orch E major P. 1787 adatt. di M.me de Montgéroult, (WI:6 = WIa:1)
WIa:2 Piano Concerto in B major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:10) Pno and Orch B major P. 1787, 1789 adatt. di L.W. Lachnith, (WI:10 = WIa:2)
WIa:3 Piano Concerto in A major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:9) Pno and Orch A major P. ca.1788-89, 1796 adatt. di T. Latour, (WI:9 = WIa:3)
WIa:4 Piano Concerto No.4 (arrangement of Violin Concerto) Pno and Orch P. ca.1790 lost
WIa:5 Piano Concerto in A major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:13) Pno and Orch A major P. ca.1791 adatt. di J.L. Dussek, (WI:13 = WIa:5)
WIa:6 Piano Concerto in D minor (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:17) Pno and Orch D minor P. ca.1792 adatt. di L. Adam, (WI:17 = WIa:6)
WIa:7 Piano Concerto in G major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:23) Pno and Orch G major P. ca.1795-96 adatt. di J.L. Dussek, (WI:23 = WIa:7)
WIa:8 Piano Concerto in D major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:20) Pno and Orch D major P. ca.1795 adatt. di I. Hüllmandel, (WI:20, II mov. = WIa:8)
WIa:9 Piano Concerto in G minor (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:19) Pno and Orch G minor P. ca.1797 adatt. di D. Steibelt, (WI:19 = WIa:9)
WIa:10 Piano Concerto in A major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:25) Pno and Orch A major P. ca.1796 adatt. di J.L. Dussek, (WI:25 = WIa:10)
WIa:11 Piano Concerto in G major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:10,14,12) Pno and Orch G major P. ca.1803 adatt. di I. Hüllmandel, (WI:10, I mov.; WI:14, II mov.; WI:12, III mov. = WIa:11)
WIa:12 Piano Concerto in E major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:21) Pno and Orch E major P. ca.1803 adatt. di N. Isouard, (WI:21 = WIa:12)
WIa:13 Piano Concerto in C major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:27) Pno and Orch C major P. ca.1813 adatt. di J.B. Cramer, (WI:27 = WIa:13)
WIa:14 Piano Concerto in B minor (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:24) Pno and Orch B minor P. ca.1801 adatt. di Viotti, (WI:24, I u. III mov. = WIa:14)
WIa:15 Piano Concerto in F major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:30) Pno and Orch F major P. ca.1790 adatt. di D. Steibelt, (WI:30 = WIa:15)
WIa:16 Piano Concerto in Bb major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:31, 24) Pno and Orch B major adatt. di Viotti, (WI:31, I u. III mov., WIV:24, II mov. = WIa:16)
WIa:17 Flute Concerto in E minor (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:16) Fl and Orch E minor Offenbach 1802 par C. Fuerstenau
WIa:18 Flute Concerto in G major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:23) Fl and Orch G major Offenbach 1804 par C. Devienne
WIa:19 Concertante 2 V., Fl., 2 Ob. u. 2 Hn. ad lib., Str. B major 1788 arrangé sur le 3me concerto de violon, adatt. del V.-Konz. WI:3
WIa:20 Piano Concerto in A major (arrangement of Violin Concerto WI:31, 24) Pno and Orch A major ca.1782-86 adatt. di L.W. Lachnith, (WI:3, I u. III mov. = WIa:20)
WId:1 Cello Concerto in C major Vc and Orch C major P. 1968 per violoncello con violini, viola, oboe, corni e basso
WII:1-6 Op.1 6 String Quartets 2Vl Vla Vc A major C major E major B major E major E major P. 1783-85 dédiés a son Altesse Royale Madame La Princesse de Prusse
WII:7-12 Op.3 6 String Quartets 2Vl Vla Vc A major C major F major B major E major E major P. 1782-86
WII:13-15 3 String Quartets Concertant 2Vl Vla Vc F major B major G major P. 1817 Dédiés à son frère André Viotti
WII:16-18 3 Quartets Concertant 2Vl Vla Vc B minor C minor E major P. 1801-06 Dedicated to Philip Cipriani
WIId:1-6 Op.23 6 String Quartets Concertant 2Vl Vla Vc B minor C minor E major P. 1794-1802 Six quatuors d'airs connus, dialogués et variés, opera spuria: sono di Viotti solo le due Polonaises
WIIa:1 Quartet (transcription of Violin concerto WI:19) 2Vl Vla Vc P. 1816 ( WI:19 = WIIa:1)
WIIa:2 String Quartet (transcription of Violin concerto WI:18) 2Vl Vla Vc P. 1818 ( WI:18 = WIIa:2)
WIIa:3-5 3 String Quartets (transcription WIV:22-24) 2Vl Vla Vc Leipzig 1809. Book 2 ( WI:18 = WIIa:2)
WIII:1-6 Op.2 6 String Trios 2Vl Vc A major E major C major G major B major A major P. 1783-86 dédiés au Célèbre Pugnani
WIII:7-9 3 String Trios 2Vl Vc A major D minor D major L. 1796 dedicati a J.Ch. Hankley
WIII:10-12 Op.16 3 String Trios 2Vl Vc E major G minor D major P. ca.1801-02
WIII:13-15 Op.17 3 String Trios 2Vl Vc A major E major G major P. ca.1802
WIII:16-18 Op.18 3 String Trios 2Vl Vc B minor D major B major P. ca.1804
WIII:19-21 Op.19 3 String Trios 2Vl Vc B major A minor E major P. ca.1808
WIV:1-6 6 Violin Duos, WIV 1-6 2 Vl E major B major E major D major C major A major P. 1789 Book 1
WIV:7-12 6 Concertant Duos 2 Vl B major C major G major D major A minor D major P. ca.1789-90 Book 2
WIV:13-18 6 Easy Duos 2 Vl C major G major D major F major C minor B major P. ca.1796 Book 3
WIV:19-24 Op.5 6 Violin Duos, WIV 19-24 2 Vl A major E minor B major F minor C major E major P. ca.1797-98, Hamburg 1799 dedicati a W.B. e M. Chinnery
WIV:25-27 Op.18 3 Violin Duos 2 Vl C major A major F major 1803 dedicati a J. Ch. Hankey
WIV:28-30 3 Violin Duos 2 Vl B major G minor E major ca.1803 Hommage à l’amitié, dedicati a J. Cary
WIV:31-36 Op.23 6 Duo Serenatas, Books 1-2 2 Vl A major D major G major E major G major A minor ca.1804 dedicati al duca di Cambridge
WIV:37-42 6 Cello Duos 2 Vc D major A major C minor A minor G major E major 1798-99 Book. 1-2, dedicati a J. Crosdill
WIVa:1-3 3 Violin Duos Concertants 2 Vl ca.1796-97. transcriptions of WIII:7 = WIVa: 3; WIII:8 = WIVa:2; WIII:9 = WIVa:1
WIVa:4-9 6 Violin Duos Concertants 2 Vl ca.1800. transcriptions of WIV:37-42 = WIVa:4-9
WIVa:10-12 Op.19 3 Violin Duos 2 Vl ca.1806-07. transcriptions of WII:16-18 = WIVa:10-12
WIVa:13-15 Op.20 3 Violin Duos 2 Vl ca.1809. transcriptions of WIII:13-15 = WIVa:13-15
WIVa:16-18 Op.21 3 Violin Duos 2 Vl ca.1809. transcriptions of WIII:16-18 = WIVa:16-18
WIVa:19-21 Op.22 3 Violin Duos 2 Vl ca.1812-13. transcriptions of WIII:19-21 = WIVa:19-21
WV:1-6 6 Sonatas for Violin and Cello (Book 1) Vl Vc E major A major D major B major E major B major 1788
WV:7-12 6 Sonatas for Violin and Cello (Book 2) Vl Vc A major E major B major E major G major C minor 1789-92
WV:13-15 3 Violin Sonatas Vl E minor B major A major 1809-16 Book 3
WV:16-18 Collection of pieces Vl Pno 1788 Recueils d'airs connus et variés
WV:22 Arietino l’Amico Vl Pno 1788 B, Arietta
WV:23 Duetto a un violino solo Vl P. 15 March 1821 per il suo amico Cherubini
WV:24 Per rimediar la colpa Vl Pno E major
WVa:7-9 3 Divertissemens Vl Pno ca.1818 dédiés à son ami L. Duport,: transc. from WV:19-21 = WVa:7-9
WVa:16 Andante and Rondo Vl Pno ca.1823 adatt. del WI:19 = WVa:16
WV:19-21 3 Divertissements Vc Pno A minor F major D major 1818 dedicati a J.-L. Duport
WVI:1-3 Op.15 3 Sonatas Vl Vc Pno B major G major E major ca.1801-02 dedicate a E. Marshall
WVI:4-6 Op.7 3 Sonatinas Vl Vc Pno C major B major E major ca.1802
WVI:7 Serenata. Chi sa se non divertirà La Padrona! Vl Vc Pno
WVI:8 Sonata Vl Vc Pno P. ca.1791-92.
WVI:9 Grand Sonata for Harp with Accompaniment for a Violin Hp Vl B major L. 1811. dedicata a S. Dunmore
WVII:1 Au fond d'une sombre vallée sop pf 1804 Cantata
WVII:2 Gli Zingarelli sop pf 1802 Cantata composée pour Mad.me Élisabeth Vigée Lebrun
WVII:3 Les Souvernirs sop pf 1784, May 1803 Aria Assis auprès d'une fontaine
WVII:4 Privez l'amour sop pf 1817 Aria
WVII:5 C'est la verdure sop pf 1817 Romance S. Segur
WVII:6 Dis moi ce que j'éprouve sop pf 1802 Romance E. Vigée-Le Brun
WVII:7 Vo triste tacito sop pf Gilwell House 5 Dec. 1804 canzonetta dedicata a M. Chinnery
WVII:8 Nous nous croyons heureux sop pf 1814 Aria
WVII:9 O cara semplicità sop pf 1812 Aria
WVII:10 Stanco di pascolar sop pf  ? Aria
WVII:11 J'amais, j'étois aimé sop pf  ? Aria
WVII:1a Che gioia che contento sop pf 1791 Aria polacca adatt. del V.-Konz. WI:2, III mov. per Le nozze di Dorina di Sarti
WVII:2a Consola, amato bene sop pf 1791 Aria polacca adatt. del V.-Konz. WI:3, III mov. per Una cosa rara di Martín y Soler
WVIII:1 Suite in D strings V. u. Vc. parts complete, II V. u. II Vc. incomplete
WVIII:2 2 Canons 2 Vl Pno

More works

  • frammenti autografi e ms. incompleti in F-Pc;
  • Meditazione in preghiera, Vl. u. Orch., (Dubious Opus)
  • Appendix: Rauch's list of Viotti's violin duos in order of difficulty
Heft 5. Viotti, Op. 20 No. 1. 2
Heft 6. Viotti, Op. 20. No. 3. 4
Heft 7. Viotti, Op. 20. No. 5. 6
Heft 8. Viotti, Op. 29. No. 3 .
Heft 9. Viotti, Op. 19. No. 1 .
Heft 10. Viotti, Op. 30. No. 1 .
Heft 11. Viotti, Op. 28. No. 3 ;
Heft 12. Viotti, Op. 28. No. 4 ;
Heft 13. Viotti, Op. 34. No. 3 ;
Heft 14. Viotti, Op. 25. No. 3 .
Heft 15. Viotti, Op. 25. No. 1 .
Heft 16. Viotti, Op. 35. No. 2 .
Heft 17. Viotti, Op. 35. No. 1 .
Heft 18. Viotti, Op. 9. No. 1 ;
Heft 19. Viotti, Op. 9. No. 2 .
Heft 20. Viotti, Op. 9. No. 3 .