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Repertoire

* indicates music that can be performed on very short notice
* * indicates music composed for Amy Sue Barston

[ concertos | recital  | chamber ]

concertos with orchestra:

Bloch: Schelomo *
Boccherini: Concerto in Bb *
Brahms: Double Concerto
Breval: Concerto in D
Bruch: Kol Nidrei *
Briggs: Rhapsody for Solo Cello * *
Dvorak: Concerto in B Minor *
Elgar: Concerto in E minor *
Faure: Elegie *
Haydn: Concerto in C *
Haydn: Concerto in D
Kabalevsky: Concerto, Op. 49
Kernis, Aaron Jay: Air for Cello and Orchestra
Lalo: Concerto
Lowry, Doug: As My Cello Gently Rocks * *
Popper, David: Hungarian Rhapsody *
Saint-Saens: Concerto No. 1 *
Saint-Saens: Allegro Appassionata *
Schumann: Concerto
Shostakovich: Concerto No. 1 *
Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations *
Tchaikovsky: Pezzo Capriccio
Vivaldi: Double Concerto for Two Cellos

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recital repertoire

Major Works for Cello and Piano:

Bach: 3 Gamba Sonatas (No. 1 *, No. 3 *)
Barber: Sonata *
Beethoven: 5 Sonatas (F *, A *, C *), 3 Sets of Variations *
Boccherini: Sonata in A major *
Brahms: Sonatas in E Minor and F Major *
Chopin: Sonata and Polonaise Brilliante *
Couperin: Pieces en Concert
Debussy: Sonata *
Eberhard, Ken: Sonata * *
Eccles: Sonata *
Franck: Sonata
Ginastera: Cello Sonata
Kernis, Aaron Jay: Air for Cello and Piano
Mendelssohn: Sonata in D Major
Poulenc: Cello Sonata
Prokofiev: Sonata
Rachmaninoff: Sonata *
Sammartini: Sonata in G Major
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Five Pieces in Folk Style, and Three Fantasy Pieces
Shostakovich: Sonata
Vivaldi: Six Sonatas (E Minor *)

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Works for solo cello:

Bach: Six Suites (1 *,2 *,3 *,6 *)
Britten: Suite No. 1
Cassadó: Suite
Crumb: Sonata
Golijov: Omaramor *
Hindemith: Solo Sonata, Op 25, No. 3 *
Kodaly: Solo Sonata
Minsky, Aaron: Broadway, from American Cello Etudes *
Muczynski: Gallery Suite
Piatti: Caprice No. 6
Prokofiev: March *
Silverman, Adam B.: Red Herring * *
Summer, Mark: Julie-O *
Toch, Ernst: 3 Impromptus

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Short Pieces with piano:

Bach: Adagio (from Tocatta BWV 564) *
Bach: Air on the G-String *
Bach: Arioso (from Cantata BWV 156) *,
Bartok: Roumanian Folk Dances
Bloch: Prayer *
Casals: Song of the Birds *
Cassado: Requiebros
Debuusy: La Fille aux Cheveux du Lin
Dvorak: Rondo
Faure: Apres un Reve *, Elegie *, Pavane, Sicilienne *
Foss, Lukas: Capriccio *
Frescobaldi: Toccata *
Gollijov, Osvaldo: Salvador *
Granados: Andaluza
Granados: Intermezzo from Goyescas *
Granados: Orientale
Haydn: Divertimento in D *
Mendelssohn: Song Without Words *
Paganinni: Variations on One String *
Paradis, Maria von: Sicilienne *
Persichetti: Vocalise
Piazzola: Libertango *
Piazolla, Astor: Café 1930 *
Popper, David: Dance of the Elves *, Gavotte *, Tarentella *, Vito *
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise *
Ravel: Habanera
Rubinstein, Anton: Melodie
Saint-Saens: The Swan *, Allegro Appassionato *
Sanchez de Fuentes (arranged DeMurga): "Tu" *
Schubert: Moment Musical No.3 *
Webern: Two Pieces from 1899
Webern: 3 Little Pieces, Opus 11

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Rare Favorites:

Rabbath, François: Poucha-Dass
Summer, Mark: Julie-O *

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chamber music

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos No. 3 and No. 6
Barber: Dover Beach
Bartok: Divertimento
Bartok: Quartets No. 1 and No. 6
Beethoven: Eye-Glasses Duo
Beethoven: Quartet Op 18, No. 1
Beethoven: Quartet Op 18, No. 3
Beethoven: Quartet Op 18, No. 4
Beethoven: Quartet Op 18, No. 6
Beethoven: Quartet Op 59, No. 1
Beethoven: Quartet Op 59 No. 3
Beethoven: Quartet Op 74
Beethoven: Quartet Op 95
Beethoven: Septet for Winds and Strings
Beethoven: String Quartet, Op. 59 No. 3
Beethoven: String Trio in C Minor
Beethoven: String Trio in G Major
Brahms: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings
Brahms: Piano Quartet in A major
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor
Brahms: Piano Trio in B Major
Brahms: Piano Trio in C Major
Brahms: String Quintet in G Major
Brahms: String Sextet in Bb Major
Brahms: String Sextet in G Major
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor
Core Ensemble, The: Tres Vidas
Corelli: La Folia
Debussy: String Quartet
DeMurga: Music from Myths of the Sub-tropics
Dohnanyi: Serenade for String Trio
Dvorak: Piano Quartet in Eb
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings
Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A Major
Dvorak: String Quartet in Ab Major
Dvorak: String Quartet in F Major "American"
Dvorak: String Quartet in Eb Major
Garcia, Orlando Jacinto: Core Interlude
Gnattali: Sonata for cello and guitar
Gollijov, Oswaldo: Salvador for cello, piano, and percussion
Handel-Halverson: Passacaglia for violin and cello
Haydn: String Quartets Op. 76
Haydn: Piano Trios
Ives, Charles: Piano Trio
Kernis: 100 Greatest Dance Hits for String Quartet and Guitar
Kernis: The Four Seasons of Futurist Cuisine
Kirchner, Leon: Piano Trio No. 2
Kobylansky, Karl: Kalahari Lanndscapes for Sextet
Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A minor
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in Eb Major
Mendelssohn: String Quintet in A Major
Mendelssohn: Quartet Movements Op. Posthumus
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C minor
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor
Mozart: Piano Quartet in Eb
Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings
Mozart: String Quartet, "Hunt"
Mozart: String Quartets K575, K580, K595, K155, K156
Mozart: String Quintet in G minor
Ortiz, Pablo: Mujer Numero Uno for Cello, Piano, and Percussion
Piazolla: Café 1930
Piazzola: Libertango
Piazzola: Tres Minutos
Popper: Requiem for 3 cellos and piano
Ravel: "Duo" Sonata for Violin and Cello
Ravel: String Quartet in F
Rorem, Ned: Aftermath
Rorem, Ned: Last Poems of Wallace Stevens
Sanchez de Fuentes (arranged Demurga): "Tu"
Sanchez-Calzada Din for Cello, Piano, and Percussion
Sanchez-Calzada: La Llorona
Sanchez-Gutierrez, Carlos: El Mozote Bone Dance Ritual
Schubert: Death and the Maiden
Schubert: Octet for Winds and Strings
Schubert: String Quartet in D Minor (Death and the Maiden)
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major
Schulhoff: String Sextet
Schumann: Piano Quartet in Eb
Shostakovich: Piano Trio
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet
Silverman, Adam: String Quartet No. 2 "Peterborough"
Silverman, Adam: String Quartet No. 3 "Corrie Q's Jigs and Reels"
Silverman, Adam: In Another Man's Skin (sextet)
Smetena: String Quartet in E Minor
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Tchaikovsky: String Quartet in D Major
Traditional (arranged Demurga): Besame Morenita
Traditional (arranged Hinton): La Cancion de Buenos Aires
Traditional (arranged Hinton): Alfonsina y el Mar
Traditional (arranged Hinton): Malaguena
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brazilieras No 1
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brazilieras No 5
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Wickman, Ethan: Joie for String trio and Guitar
Wolf, Hugo: Italian Serenade

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