François Weigel

PROGRAMS

"Opera Transcriptions for Piano Solo"     "Transcriptions for Strings and Piano"

"Around Vienna"     "French Music"     "Russian Music"    

"Polonaises, Waltzes & Rapsodies"     "Spiritual Concert"     "The ideal Six"

"Bach : Six French Suites"     "Bach : Six Partitas"     "Bach and Messiaen"

"One hour with Chopin"     "One hour with Liszt"

"One hour with Gershwin"     "Gershwin and Fats Waller"

"Concertos"



Opera Transcriptions for Piano Solo :

VERDI : Sinfonia - La Forza del Destino (transcription Weigel)

SIBELIUS  : Sad Waltz - Kuolema (transcription Weigel)

STRAUSS : Overture - Fledermaus (transcription Weigel)

TCHAÏKOVSKI : Lensky's aria - Oneguine (transcription Weigel)

BERLIOZ : Marche Hongroise - Faust (transcription Weigel)

BIZET : Prelude, Chœur, Trio, Entracte, Air - Carmen (transcription Weigel)

GERSHWIN  : Jasbo Brown, Lullaby, Song - Porgy and Bess (transcription Weigel)

BERNSTEIN : Prologue, Cha-Cha, America, Mambo - West Side Story (transcription Weigel)



Transcriptions for String Orchestra and Piano Solo :

BRAHMS : Hungarian Dances No.1, No.2, No.4 (transcription Weigel) 

LISZT : Totentanz (transcription Weigel)

LISZT : Mephisto-Waltz (transcription Weigel)

LISZT : Fantasy on Hungarian Folk Tunes (transcription Weigel)

FALLA : Pantomime - El Amor Brujo (transcription Weigel)

FALLA : Ritual Fire Dance - El Amor Brujo (transcription Weigel)

FALLA : Spanish Dance - La Vida Breve (transcription Weigel)

KHACHATURIAN : Nocturne - Mascarade (transcription Weigel)

KHACHATURIAN : Waltz - Mascarade (transcription Weigel)

KHACHATURIAN : Sabre Dance - Gayaneh (transcription Weigel)



"Around Vienna" :  

MOZART : Fantasia KV 475 & Sonata KV 457 in C minor 

BEETHOVEN : Sonata No.23 op.57 in F minor (Appassionata) 

SCHUBERT : Ständchen (transcription Weigel) 

BRAHMS : Hungarian Dances No.1, No.2, No.4 (transcription Weigel)

STRAUSS : Overture of The Bat (transcription Weigel) 

LISZT : Hungarian Rapsody No.2



"French Music" :

RAMEAU : Les Tendres Plaintes, La Follette, Menuet I & II, L'Egyptienne

SAINT-SAËNS : Allegro Appassionato

FAURE : Pavane (transcription Weigel)

BIZET : Suite de Carmen (transcription Weigel)

BERLIOZ : Marche Hongroise (transcription Weigel)

DEBUSSY : Suite pour le Piano

MESSIAEN : Le Baiser de l’Enfant-Jésus

RAVEL : La Valse 



"Russian Music" : 

RACHMANINOV : Etudes-Tableaux op.33

MOUSSORGSKY : Pictures at an Exhibition

STRAVINSKY : Three Movements of Petrouchka



"Polonaises, Waltzes & Rapsodies" : 

CHOPIN : Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante op.22

CHOPIN : 3 Waltzes (No.5 op.42, No.6 op.64/2, No.14 opus posth.) 

BRAHMS : 3 Hungarian Dances (No.1, No.2, No.4)

LISZT : 3 Hungarian Rapsodies (No.2, No.6, No.15 Rákóczy March)   



"Spiritual Concert" :

BACH : Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565 (transcription Weigel)

FAURE : Cantique (transcription Weigel)

LISZT : Saint François de Paule marchant sur les flots

MESSIAEN : Noël (XX Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus)

MESSIAEN : Le Baiser de l'Enfant-Jésus (XX Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus) 

ROSSINI : Preludio religioso (transcription Weigel)

VIVALDI  : Gloria (transcription Weigel)



"The ideal Six" :

BACH : 6 French Suites (BWV 812, 813, 814, 815, 816, 817) 

SCARLATTI : 6 Sonatas (K.514, K.126, K.159, K.1, K.15, K.146) 

LISZT : 6 Paganini Studies (Il Tremolo, Ottave, La Campanella, Arpeggio, La Caccia, Variazioni) 



"Bach : Six French Suites" :

BACH : French Suite No. 1 in D minor BWV 812 

Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Menuet I, Menuet II, Gigue

BACH : French Suite No. 2 in C minor BWV 813 

Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Air, Menuet, Gigue

BACH : French Suite No. 3 in B minor BWV 814 

Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Anglaise, Menuet, Trio, Gigue

BACH : French Suite No. 4 in E flat major BWV 815

Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte, Menuet, Air, Gigue

BACH : French Suite No. 5 in G major BWV 816 

Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte, Bourrée, Loure, Gigue

BACH : French Suite No. 6 in E major BWV 817 

Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte, Polonaise, Menuet, Bourrée, Gigue 



"Bach : Six Partitas" :

BACH : Partita No.1 in B flat major BWV 825

Praeludium, Allemande, Corrente, Sarabande, Menuet I, Menuet II, Gigue

BACH : Partita No.2 in C minor BWV 826

Sinfonia, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Rondeaux, Capriccio

BACH : Partita No.3 in A minor BWV 827

Fantasia, Allemande, Corrente, Sarabande, Burlesca, Scherzo, Gigue

BACH : Partita No.4 in D major BWV 828

Ouverture, Allemande, Courante, Aria, Sarabande, Menuet, Gigue

BACH : Partita No.5 in G major BWV 829

Praeambulum, Allemande, Corrente, Sarabande, Tempo di Minuetta, Passepied, Gigue

BACH : Partita No.6 in E minor BWV 830

Toccata, Allemande, Corrente, Air, Sarabande, Tempo di Gavotta, Gigue  



"One hour with Chopin" :

CHOPIN : Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise op.22       

CHOPIN : Scherzo No. 4 op.54 in E major

CHOPIN : Scherzo No. 3 op.39 in C sharp minor

CHOPIN : Scherzo No. 2 op.31 in B flat minor

CHOPIN : Scherzo No. 1 op.20 in B minor 



"One hour with Liszt" :

LISZT : Sonate in B minor

LISZT : 6 Paganini Studies 

LISZT : Mephisto-Waltz



"One hour with Gershwin" : 

GERSHWIN : 3 Preludes

GERSHWIN : Concerto in F (transcription Weigel) 

GERSHWIN : Rapsody in Blue (transcription Weigel) 



"Bach and Messiaen" :

BACH : Partita No.1 in B flat major BWV 825

BACH : Partita No.2 in C minor BWV 826

BACH : Partita No.3 in A minor BWV 827

MESSIAEN : Noël 

MESSIAEN : Regard du Silence

MESSIAEN : Regard de l'Esprit de Joie



"Gershwin and Fats Waller" :

GERSHWIN : Concerto in F (transcription Weigel)

GERSHWIN : Rhapsody in Blue (transcription Weigel) 

FATS WALLER : Handful of Keys (transcription Weigel)

FATS WALLER : Valentine Stomp (transcription Weigel)

FATS WALLER : Numb Fumblin' (transcription Weigel)

FATS WALLER : Smashing Thirds (transcription Weigel) 



Concertos : 

BEETHOVEN : Concerto No.3 in C minor op.37

BEETHOVEN : Concerto No.4 in G major op.58

BEETHOVEN : Concerto No.5 in E flat major op.73 (Empereur)

BRAHMS : Concerto No.1 in D minor op.15  YouTube

CHOPIN : Concerto No.1 in F minor op.11  YouTube

GERSHWIN : F Concerto  YouTube

GERSWHIN : Rhapsody in Blue  YouTube

LISZT : Fantasy on Hungarian Folks Tunes  YouTube

LISZT : Totentanz  YouTube

LISZT : Malediction  YouTube

MASSENET : Concerto in E flat major  YouTube

MESSIAEN : Turangalîla Symphonie for Piano solo and Orchestra  YouTube

MOZART : Concerto No.9 in E flat major KV 271 (Jeunehomme)  YouTube

MOZART : Concerto No.12 in A major KV 414  YouTube

MOZART : Concerto No.13 in C major KV 415

MOZART : Concerto No.15 in B major KV 450 

RACHMANINOV : Concerto No.2 in C minor op.18  YouTube

RAVEL : Concerto en Sol

SAINT-SAËNS : Concerto No.5 in F major op.103  YouTube

STRAVINSKY : Concerto (Wind Instruments) 

STRAVINSKY : Capriccio  YouTube

STRAVINSKY : Les Noces

TCHAÏKOVSKI : Concerto No.1 in B flat minor op.23  



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