Works – Writings

Tibor Varga is the author of the Tibor Varga Method of Violin Playing, a unique method basing on the large experience of an artist and pedagogue of world-wide renown.

He also composed several pieces (for violin solo), various cadenzas to violin concertos as well as transcriptions and orchestrations of different works.

Examples:

Cadenzas to different concertos, such as to several Violin Concertos by W. A. Mozart (KV 207, 211, 216), to the Violin Concerto no. 1 op. 6 by N. Paganini as well as a cadenza for harpsichord to A. Vivaldi : The Four Seasons, Automn, 2nd movement • Transcriptions for Violin and Piano : N. Paganini, La Campanella, Le StregheOrchestrations respectively transcriptions for String orchestra : M. Bruch : Violin Concerto op. 26 ; E. Chausson : Concerto for Violin, Piano and String Quartet op. 21 ; F. Chopin : Piano Concerto F minor op. 21 ; G. Fauré : Elegy op. 24 ; N. Paganini : La Campanella, Violin Concerto no. 2, I Palpiti op. 13, Le Streghe ; C. Saint-Saëns : Violin Concerto no. 3 op. 61 ; L. Spohr : Violin Concerto (Gesangsszene) op. 47 ; H. Vieuxtemps : Violin Concerto no. 5 op. 37 ; H. Wieniawski : Violin Concerto no. 2 op. 22, Scherzo-Tarantelle op. 16 • Fingerings to the major works of the violin repertoire (Concertos, Sonatas, Pieces).

WRITINGS (selection)

Complete Method of Violin Playing (MS) • Public lectures on different musical subjects, e. g. Bach interpretation; virtuosity (term, function in composition and interpretation); musical education, its possibilities and limits …