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.


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 …