List of compositions featuring the violin

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For Solo Violin

Bach, Johann Sebastian

- Chaconne
- Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, BWV 1001-1006

Baltzar, Thomas

- A Prelude for the Violin

Banister, John

- A Division Upon A Ground

Bull, Ole

- The Mothers Prayer

Corbellini, Vincenzo

Derecskei, András

- Sonata for Solo Violin No.1
- Sonata for Solo Violin No.2

Dont, Jakob

- 24 Etudes or Caprices Op.35 for Violin

Dworzak von Walden, Eusebio

- 6 Caprices pour violon, Op.1

Ernst, Heinrich Wilhelm

- The Last Rose of Summer (Étude No.6)
- Études pour le violon à plusieurs parties
- Grand caprice pour violon seul sur 'Le Roi des Aulnes' de F. Schubert

Fiorillo, Federigo

- 36 Caprices for Violin

Kreutzer, Rodolphe

- Caprices or Etudes

Nickell, Robbie

- Romance for Solo Violin in B-Flat Major

Ševčík, Otakar

-Violin Studies, Op.7: Studies Preparatory to the Shake and Development in Double-Stopping

Paganini, Niccolò

- 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op.1

Reger, Max

- Präludien und Fugen für Violine solo, Op.117

Rode, Pierre

- 24 Caprices for Violin etudes
- 12 Etudes for Violin

Sauret, Émile

- Suite for Violin Solo, Op.68

Soldan, Otto

- Adagio Religioso Quartet for Violin Alone Op.2

St. George Tucker, Tui

- Amoroso

Tartini, Giuseppe

- L'Arte dell' Arco

Vecsey, Franz von

- Prelude & Fugue for Solo Violin

Vieuxtemps, Henri

- 6 Concert Etudes, Op.16
- 36 Etudes for Violin, Op.48

Wieniawski, Henryk

- 8 Etudes for 2 Violins, Op.18

Wohlfahrt, Franz

-Sixty Studies for the Violin, Op. 45, Part I

Yost, Gaylord

- The Yost System for Violin Exercises for Change of Position

Ysaye, Eugene

- Solo Violin Sonata No.1
- Solo Violin Sonata No.2
- Solo Violin Sonata No.3
- Solo Violin Sonata No.4
- Solo Violin Sonata No.5
- Solo Violin Sonata No.6

For Violin and Piano

Violin Sonatas


Agrell, Johan

- Sonata a Violino Solo [with basso continuo]

Albinoni, Tomaso

- 6 Sonate da Chiesa, Op.4
- Trattenimenti Armonici, Op.6

Bach, Johann Sebastian

- Sonatas for Violin and Clavier, BWV 1014-1019
- Sonatas for Violin and Basso Continuo

Handel, George Frideric

- Violin Sonata, HWV 372

Mattheson, Johann

- Der brauchbare Virtuoso



Early 20th c.


Other pieces for Violin and Piano


- Erquan Yingyue (Arrangement)

Auer, Leopold

- Reverie, Op.3
- Rhapsodie Hongroise, Op.5

Bach, Johann Sebastian

- Suite for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1025

Beethoven, Ludwig van

- Rondo for Violin and Piano WoO 41

Bruch, Max

- Swedish Dances, Op.63
- Serenade for Violin and Orchestra, Op.75

Catoire, Georgy

- Elegie for Piano and Violin, Op.26

Chabrier, Emmanuel

- España

Chopin, Frederic

- Nocturnes Op.9 Arr.
- Waltz Op.18 Arr. for violin and piano
- Grande Valse Brillante, Op.18 Arr.
- Polonaises, Op.26 Arr.
- Nocturnes Op.27 Arr.
- Nocturnes, Op.32 Arr.
- Waltzes No.1, 2 & 3, Op.34 Arr.
- Waltz, Op.42 Arr.
- Waltzes, Op.64 No.1 & 2 Arr.

Davidson, Robert

- Message Ground (violin version)

Debussy, Claude

- The Girl with the Flaxen Hair - from Préludes (Hartmann)

Elgar, Edward

- Salut d'Amour Op.12

Enescu, George

- Impressions of Childhood for Violin and Piano, Op.28

Ernst, Heinrich Wilhelm

- Le Carnaval de Venise, Op.18
- Fantasie Brillante sur la Marche et la Romance d’Otello de Rossini, Op.11

Goldmark, Karl

- Suite No.2 for Violin and Piano, Op.43

Grieg, Edvard

- Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46 (Sitt)
- Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Op.55

Hallman, Joseph

- Essay for violin and piano

Paganini, Niccolò

- La Streghe, Op.8

MacDowell, Edward

- To a Humming Bird from 6 Fancies, Op.7 No.2

Massenet, Jules

- Thais Meditation for Violin and Piano

Monti, Vittorio

- Csárdás

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

- Ave verum corpus, K.618 Arr.

Raff, Joseph Joachim

- 6 Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op.85
- Improvistation Liebesfee

Schoenberg, Arnold

- Phantasy for Violin and Piano, Op.47

Schubert, Franz

- Fantasy for Violin and Piano
- Schwanengesang, D.957 Tr.script.

Sarasate, Pablo de

- Spanish Dances Nos. 3 & 4, Op.22

Sibelius, Jean

- Sonatina for Violin and Piano, Op.80

Sinding, Christian

- Suite in F Major for Violin and Piano
- 4 Stücke for Violin and Piano, Op.81

Rachmaninoff, Sergei

- 2 Pieces for violin and piano, Op.6

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr

- Sérénade mélancolique, Op.26

Wieniawski, Henryk

- Polonaise Brillante No.2, Op.21

For Violin and Orchestra

Violin Concertos

See also Violin Concerti.

For Violin and Orchestra

For More Than One Violin

See also List of Compositions for String Duo
- Duetti a Violino e Viola, Op.4
- 3 Duos for 2 Violins, Op.18
- 3 Duos for 2 Violins, Op.20
- 3 Duos for 2 Violins, Op.22

With Basso Continuo (Trio sonatas)

For Violin and Viola

See List of Compositions for String Duo

See Also

Violin Composers