User:Horndude77/Solo Beginnings

Name compositions for orchestra (including concerti) that begin with a one single, solo instrument.

Composer Piece Instrument
Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine Wood Block
Bach Concerto for 4 Harpsichords, BWV 1065 Harpsichord 1
Barber Piano Concerto Solo Piano
Bartók Viola Concerto Solo Viola
Bartók Bluebeard's Castle, Op.11 Narrator
Bartók Piano Concerto No.1, Sz.83 Timpani
Bartók Violin Concerto No.1 Solo Violin
Bartók Violin Concerto No.2, Sz.112 Harp
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4, Op.58 Solo Piano
Beethoven Violin Concerto, Op.61 Timpani
Beethoven Romance for Violin and Orchestra, Op.40 Solo Violin
Beethoven Wellingtons Sieg, Op.91 Drum
Beethoven Fantasia for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra, Op.80 Piano
Berg Chamber Concerto Solo Piano
Berlioz (Weber) Invitation to the Dance Solo Cello
Bernstein Facsimile Oboe
Bernstein On the Waterfront Horn
Bernstein Symphony No.2 Clarinet
Borodin Symphony No.3 Oboe
Brahms Piano Concerto No.2, Op.83 Horn
Britten Serenade Horn
Britten Violin Concerto Timpani
Bruch Concerto for Clarinet, Viola, and Orchestra Solo Viola
Bruch Violin Concerto No.1, Op.26 Timpani
Carter Piano Concerto Solo Piano
Copland Clarinet Concerto Harp
Corigliano Clarinet Concerto Solo Clarinet
Corigliano "The Red Violin" Concerto Solo Violin
Dallapiccola Due liriche di Anacreonte Clarinet
Debussy Prélude à l'Après-midi d'Un Faune Flute
Dvořák Slavonic Rhapsody Op.45, No.1 Timpani
Dvořák Slavonic Rhapsody Op.45, No.3 Harp
Dvořák Te Deum, Op.103 Timpani
Enescu Romanian Rhapsody, Op.11, No.1 Clarinet
Franck Le Chasseur Maudit Horn (IV)
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Clarinet
Grieg Piano Concerto, Op.16 Timpani
Hanson Fanfare for the Signal Corps Snare Drum (?)
Haydn Symphony Hob.I:103, E flat major Timpani
Hindemith Der Schwanendreher Solo Viola
Holst Japanese Suite Bassoon
Holst The Cloud Messenger Bassoon
Hummel Quod in orbe, Op. 88 Timpani
Liszt Héroïde funèbre, S.102 Field Drum
Liszt Piano Concerto [No.3], S.125a Timpani
Liszt Totentanz, Paraphrase on Dies Irae, S.126 Gong (1st version) ; Solo Piano (2nd version)
Ippolitov-Ivanov Caucasian Sketches Suite No.1, Op.10 Horn
Khachaturian Cello Concerto Timpani
Khachaturian Piano Concerto Bass Drum
Maderna Oboe Concerto No.1 Oboe Solo
Maderna Oboe Concerto No.2 Oboe
Maderna Hyperion Flute
Mahler Symphony No.5 Trumpet
Mahler Symphony No.8 Organ
Mozart Rondo #1 In B Flat, K 269 Solo Violin
Mozart Mozart: Rondo #2 In C, K 373 Solo Violin
Paliashvili Introduction to Abesalom da Eteri Timpani
Poulenc Organ Concerto Solo Organ
Prokofiev Chout (The Buffoon) Suite Op.21 Flute
Prokofiev Lieutenant Kije Trumpet
Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf, Op.67 Narrator
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.3, Op.26 Clarinet
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.5, Op.55 Solo Piano
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.2, Op.63 Solo Violin
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2, Op.18 Solo Piano
Ravel (Mussorgsky) Pictures at an Exhibition Trumpet
Ravel Tzigane Solo Violin
Ravel Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie Oboe
Rimsky-Korsakov The Golden Cockerel (suite) Trumpet
Rodrigo Concierto como un Divertimento Solo Cello
Rossini La Gazza Ladra Snare Drum
Rossini Guillaume Tell Solo Cello
Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No.1, Op.17 Horn
Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No.2, Op.22 Solo Piano
Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No.3, Op.29 Solo Piano
Strauss Horn Concerto No.2 Solo Horn
Strauss Burleske Timpani
Strauss Salome, Op.54 Clarinet
F. Schmidt Symphony No.4 Trumpet
Sibelius Symphony No.1, Op.39 Timpani
Sibelius Symphony No.7, Op.105 Timpani
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No.1 Solo Piano
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No.2 Bassoon
Shostakovich Cello Concerti (Both 1 and 2) Solo Cello
Shostakovich Symphony No.1 Trumpet
Shostakovich Symphony No.3 Clarinet
Shostakovich Symphony No.15 Glockenspiel
Smetana Má Vlast Harp
Stravinsky Rite of Spring Bassoon
Stravinsky Scherzo Fantastique, Op. 3 Trumpet
Stravinsky Fireworks, Op. 4 Flute
Stravinsky Mass Oboe
Stravinsky Canticum Sacrum Tuba (?)
Stravinsky Oedipus Rex Narrator
Tchaikovsky Pezzo capriccioso, Op.62 Solo Cello
Varèse Tuning Up Oboe
Varèse Amériques Alto Flute
Varèse Ecuatorial Piano
Varèse Nocturnal Oboe
Varèse Offrandres Trumpet
Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins in D, Op. 3 (L'Estro Armonico) No.1, RV. 549 Violin
Wagner Rienzi, der Letzte der Tribunen, WWV49 Trumpet
Weber Oberon, J.306 Horn
Weber Turandot, Op.37 Kettle Drum (?)
Webern 6 Pieces for Large Orchestra, Op.6 Flute
Webern Symphony, Op.21 Horn
Webern (Bach) Ricerare from Das Musikalischer Opfer (Orch. Webern) Muted Trombone


Those listed below were mistakenly thought to qualify.

Composer Piece Instruments
Delius Cello Concerto English Horn + Clarinet
Dvořák Scherzo Capriccioso 2 Horns
Elgar Cello Concerto, Op.85 Solo Cello + Cello + Double bass
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Guitar + Double Bass
Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre, Op.40 Harp + Horn
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1, Op.23 4 Horns in unison
Isang Yun Symphony No.1 Horns in unison