Music in Practice and Performance

Dedicated to the teaching and performing of Mary Moser and Jonathan Moser. You will find explanations of teaching concepts, lists and pictures of common supplies needed for lessons, pictures and praise of exemplary student accomplishments. You will also find audio and video of performances, upcoming events, and studio information and directions.

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Solo Violin


Baroque / Classical

"Air" from Suite No. 3 (Bach)

Anna's Minuet (Christian Petzold [attributed to J. S. Bach])

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G (Bach)

Cantata No. 140 (Wachet Auf) Sinfonia (Bach)

Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11 (Vivaldi)

“The Four Seasons," Op. 8 (Vivaldi):


“Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” (Bach)

Largo from the Concerto for Two Violins in D minor (Bach)

Violin Sonata No. 4 in D major (Handel)

Violin Concerto in E major: First Movement (Bach)

Ancient Airs and Dances (Respighi)

Largo from Sonata for Strings in E-flat Major "Al Santo Sepulcro", RV 130 (Vivaldi)

Andante from Concerto in F major for Three Violins, RV 551 (Vivaldi)

Andante molto from Concerto for Strings in G minor, RV 152 (Vivaldi)

Variations on a Theme by William Byrd: "The Earl of Salisbury's Pavan" (Naughtin)

Sinfonia from Cantata No. 29 (after Preludio from Partita No. 1 in E major) (Bach)

Wedding Music

“Amazing Grace” (Traditional)

“Ave Maria” (Bach/Gounod)

“Ave Maria” (Schubert)

Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin (Wagner)

Hornpipe from the Water Music (Handel)

La Réjouissance from the Music for the Royal Fireworks (Handel)

The Lord’s Prayer (Malotte)

Minuet from the Water Music (Handel)

“Ode to Joy” (Beethoven)

Overture from the Music for the Royal Fireworks (Handel)

The Pachelbel Canon

Panis Angelicus (Frank)

Rondeau from Symphonies des fanfares (Mouret)

Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata No. 208 (Bach)

Sinfonia ("Entrance of the Queen of Sheba") from Solomon (Handel)

Trumpet Tune: The King of Denmark (Purcell)

Trumpet Voluntary in D (Clarke)

Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Mendelssohn)

Romantic / Modern

Adagio Cantabile from the Pathetique Sonata (Beethoven)

Allegretto (after Boccherini) (Kreisler)

“Che Gelida Manina” from La Bohéme (Puccini)

Clair de lune (Debussy)

Entr’acte to Act III of Carmen (Bizet)

Entr’acte to Act IV of Carmen (Bizet)

“Flower Song” from Carmen (Bizet)

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Debussy)

Golliwog’s Cake-walk (Debussy)

“Habañera” from Carmen (Bizet)

Largo from the New World Symphony (Dvorák)

Meditation from Thaîs (Massenet)

Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin (Ravel)

The Old Refrain (Kreisler)

Pavane (Fauré)

Prelude No. 2 (Gershwin)

Romance (Shostakovich)

Rumanian Folk Dances (complete) (Bartók)

“Simple Gifts” Fugue (Naughtin)

Tambourin Chinois (Kreisler)

“Vilia” from The Merry Widow (Lehár)

Vocalise (Rachmaninoff)

“Nessun Dorma” from Turandot (Puccini)

“O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi (Puccini)

Romance (from Violin Concerto No. 2) (Wieniawski)

Intermezzo in A major (Brahms)


“Blue Danube” Waltzes (J. Strauss, Jr.)

Caprice Viennois (Kreisler)

“Danube Waves” (“Anniversary Waltz”) (Ivanovici)

Die Fledermaus Waltzes (J. Strauss, Jr.)

Liebesfreud (Kreisler)

Merry Widow Waltzes (Lehár)

Schön Rosmarin (Kreisler)

Tales from the Vienna Woods (J. Strauss, Jr.)

Waltz from Symphony No. 8 in G (Dvorák)

Liebesleid (Kreisler)

Cinderella Waltzes (Prokofiev)

Broadway, Pops and Latin

“As Time Goes By” (Hupfeld)

Bachianas Brazileiras No. 5 (Villa-Lobos)

“Begin the Beguine” (Porter)

“Chicago” (Fisher)

Danzas Argentinas No. 2 (Ginastera)

“Do It Again” (Gershwin)

“Embraceable You” (Gershwin)

Galway Rambler Medley (Eight Traditional Irish Dance Tunes)

“Jalousie” Tango (Gade)

“La Bamba” (Traditional)

"Lamento Quichua" (Gianneo)

“Noites Cariocas” (Bandolim)

“Por Una Cabeza” Tango (Gardel)

“Someone to Watch Over Me” (Gershwin)

Tango in D (Albeniz)

“The Moon Reflects My Heart” (Chinese love song)

Andaluza (Granados)

"La Cumparsita" Tango (Rodriguez)

"Retintín" Tango (Arolas)

"Tico–Tico" Chôro Sapéca (Abreu)

"El Choclo" Tango (Villoldo)

"El Esquinazo" Tango (Villoldo)

El Fandango del Candil (Granados)

Ragtime Classics

"Bethena" Concert Waltz (Scott Joplin)

Calliope Rag (James Scott)

The Cascades (Scott Joplin)

Cataract Rag (Robert Hampton)

Elite Syncopations (Scott Joplin)

Friday Night Rag (Donald Ashwander)

The Golden Hours (Max Morath)

Hot-House Rag (Paul Pratt)

Ragtime Nightingale (Joseph F. Lamb)

Rialto Ripples (George Gershwin/Will Donaldson)

Stoptime Rag (Scott Joplin)

Sunflower Slow Drag (Scott Joplin/Scott Hayden)

Top Liner Rag (Joseph F. Lamb)

Birthday Rag (Matthew Naughtin)

Christmas Music

Bell Carol/In Dulci Jubilo ("Good Christian Men Rejoice") (Traditional)

"Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella" (Traditional)

"Carol of the Drum" (Traditional Czech)

"Carol of the Bells" (Ukranian Carol) (Leontovych)

Greensleeves (“What Child Is This”) (Traditional)

"Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming" (Praetorius)

"O Holy Night" (Adam)

"Silent Night, Holy Night" (Gruber)

"We Wish You a Merry Christmas" (Traditional)

A Christmas Feast: Five ancient carols for strings

includes: "Ding Dong! Merrily on High," "Verbum Caro Factum Est," "Gaudete," "Carol of the Bagpipers," and "Coventry Carol."

Heaven and Nature Sing (Christmas Medley I)

includes "Joy to the World," "Angels We Have Heard on High," and "Away in a Manger."

We Come A-Caroling (Christmas Medley II)

includes: "Shepherds Leave Your Sheep," "Come, O Come Emmanuel" and "Here We Come A-Caroling"

Carols for Christmas Eve (Christmas Medley III)

includes: "The Coventry Carol," "God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen" and "Listen, Lordlings, Unto Me"

A Christmas Wassail (Christmas Medley IV)

includes: "Adeste Fideles," "Away in a Manger" and "The Glouchester Wassail."

Christmas Angels (Christmas Medley V)

includes: "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," "The First Noel" and "Deck the Hall."

Sing We Now of Christmas (Christmas Medley VI)

includes: "Sing We Now of Christmas," "Fum, Fum, Fum!" and "Il Est Né, le Divin Enfant"


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