Arkady Leytush, conductor, composer, arranger

Transcriptions for Orchestra

Albeniz: Suite for Strings - “Malaguena”, “Menuet”, “Tango”, “Aragonaise”

Albeniz: "La Vega", (The Alhambra), Symphonic Poem

Albeniz: Chants d'Espagne, Orchestra Suite: "Prelude", "Orientale","Sous le Palmier", "Cordoba", "Seguidillas"

Albeniz: Azulejos, Prelude (1909)

Albeniz: “L'Automne-Valse”, Op.170

Arensky: Orchestral Suite: “Romance”,” Valse”, “Polonaise”, Op.15

Arensky: Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra (Based on Piano Trio, Op.32)

Artsibushev, Withtol, Lyadov, Sokolov, Glazunov, Rimsky-Korsakov: “Joke Quadrille” Pantalon, Ete, Poule, Trenis, Pastorelle, Finale

Arutunian: Impromptu for Cello and Orchestra

J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue C minor, BWV 546

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, for Piano and Chamber Orchestra, BWV 988

Balakirev: Suite in D-flat major - Polonaise, Chansonnette, Scherzo

Balakirev: Tarantella (1901)

Bizet/Borne: “Fantasia Brillante sur Carmen” for Flute and Orchestra

Borodin: Scherzo in A-flat major (1885)

Borodin: Sonata in B minor, for Cello and Orchestra (1860)

Borodin, Cui, Lyadov, Rimsky-Korsakov: Paraphrases on an Unchanged Theme “Tati-Tati”and

9 Musical Pieces: Tarantella, Galop, Fugetta B-A-C-H, Waltz, Cortege, Lullaby, Marche Funebre, Requiem, Carillion

Chausson – Piece, for Viola and Chamber Orchestra, Op.39

Chabrier: Marche des Cipayes

Chopin: Waltz, Op.34, No.2

Cohen/Leytush: “Hatikva“, Symphonic Picture

Czerny: Rondino en Galop, Op.733

Dargomyzhsky: Slavic Tarantella

Debussy: Images, Book I

Debussy: En Blanc et Noir

Debussy: Six Epigraphes Antiques

Dvorak: From Bohemian Forest, Orchestral suite

Ellington: “Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me”

Ellington: “Sophisticated Lady”

Ellington: “Solitude”

Ellington: “I’ Got it Bad and That Ain’t Good”

Ellington: “Satin Doll”

Faure: Theme and Variation, Op. 73

Faure: Valse - Caprice No.1, Op.30

Faure: Valse - Caprice No.4, Op.62

Franck: Sonata (Concerto) for Cello (Violin) and Orchestra


Glinka: "Valse-Fantasie", for Piano and Orchestra

Guastavino: “Pampamapa” for Bandoneon and Orchestra


Gershwin: “My Man's Gone Now” (from Porgy and Bess), for Cello and Orchestra

Gershwin:  Promenade “Walking the Dog”, for Cello and Orchestra

Gershwin:Embraceable You”

Gershwin: “Someone to watch over me”


Henderson: “The Thrill is Gone”

Horowitz: Waltz in F &”Dance Exsentrique”


Jobim: “How Insensitive” for 4 Winds and 4 Strings

Jobim: “Wave” for 4 Winds and 4 Strings

Jobim: “Someone to Light up My Life”

Jobim: “Lamento”

Jobim: “Samba do Avaido”

Jobim: “Mojave”

Jobim: “Triste”

Jobim: “Meditation”

Jobim: “Look to the Sky”

Kapustin: Prelude

Kapustin: Reverie

Kapustin: Pastoral

Kapustin: Intermezzo

Kreisler/Rachmaninoff/Leytush: “Liebeslied” for Piano, Violin and Orchestra


Lyadov: Marionettes, Op.29

Lyadov: Trois Morceaux, Op.11

Lyapunov: Variation on a Georgian Theme No.3, Op.60

Lyapunov: Valse Impromptu No.3, Op.70


Mayer: Galop Militaire

Mendelssohn: Octet

Mendelssohn: Scherzo in F-sharp minor

Mendelssohn: Allegro Brillante, Op.92

Milhaud: “Scaramouch”, for 2 Clarinets and Orchestra

Morricone: Music for Cinema Paradiso - Violin, Cello, Piano and Orchestra

Mussorgsky: Unfinished Symphony - Allegro assai, Scherzo (1860)


Piazzolla: “Marron y Azul”,

Piazzolla: “Milonga Del Angel”

Piazzolla: “Libertango”

Poulenc: Sonata (Concerto) for Flute and Orchestra

Poulenc: Sonata (Concerto) for Oboe and Orchestra

Poulenc: Sonata (Concerto) for Clarinet and Orchestra

Poulenc: Improvisation No.15 for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Strings

Prokofiev: Five Poems by Anna Akhmatova, for Soprano and Orchestra, Op.27

Prokofiev: Things in Themselves (A & B), Full Orchestra, Op.45

Prokofiev: Five Melodies, for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 35 bis


Rachmaninoff: Six Morceaux:“Barcarolle”, ”Scherzo”, “Russian Song”, “Waltz”, ”Romance”, “Glory”. Op.11

Rachmaninoff: Suite No.2, Op.17

Rachmaninoff: Sonata (Concerto) for Cello, Op.19

Ravel: Sonata (Concerto) for Violin and Orchestra

Ravel: "A la maniere de..Alexander Borodine", Valse

Respondemos: The Old Ladino Song, for Guitar (or Clarinet) and Strings

Rogers : “ Harlem Nocturne”

Rossini: Marche Militaire No.1


Schubert/Liszt: “Der Erl Konig”, Symphonic Poem

Schubert: Lebenssturme, Op.144 (D 947)

Schubert: Fantasie in F minor, Op.103 (D 940)

Schubert: "Grand Duo", Op.162 (D 574) for Violin and Orchestra

Schumann: “Woman’s Life and Love”, for High Voice and Orchestra

Scriabin: Two Poems Op.32, No.1 and No.2

Scriabin: Poem Op.72 “Vers la Flamme”

Shostakovich/Leytush: “Memorial Music” for Violin, Cello, Piano and Orchestra (Based on finale of Piano Trio, Op.67)

Shostakovich: Concertino, Op.94 for Piano and Orchestra

Shostakovich: Satires, Op.109 for Soprano and Orchestra


Tchaikovsky: Capriccio, Op. 8






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