Transcriptions and Arrangements
by Fritz Kreisler, transcribed by Philip James,
reprinted from the original Carl Fischer editions, 1926–1929
This is a new printing of the original editions on sturdy, acid-free paper. These beautiful melodies by the master violinst are presented
faithfully in these transcriptions by Philip James.
1 Caprice Viennois
— Cradle Song, 2 Liebesfreud’
— Love’s Delight,
— Love’s Sorrow, 4 The Old Refrain
— Viennese Popular Song.
28 pages. We include photos and capsule biographies for both Kreisler and James. Highest quality guaranteed. Size
of music is 12.5" x 9.5"
This Is Newly Printed Music
Philip Frederick Wright James (1890–1975) was born in New Jersey and served churches in the New York
City area during his life. He studied briefly with Bonnet, became a Fellow of the AGO, directed the famous “Pershing’s
Band,” and taught Milton Babbitt and Bernard Herrmann. He wrote 19 original organ compositions and many transcriptions.
Friedrich “Fritz” Kreisler (1875–1962), universally known for his violin performances and recordings,
had an ear for memorable, sentimental melodies such as these. Moderate.