My Favourite Violin Piece has always been:- ‘Brahm’s Lullaby for Violin, Op. 49, No. 4’. (The Cradle Song)
I have loved this music (and the lyrics) for as long as I can remember since my childhood to the present day. It was sung to me as a child and I in turn sang it to mine. The lullaby and I go back a long way and it always touches my heart every time I hear it.
Coming in as a good second would be: Mascagni’s ‘Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo’. This is a timeless piece of music which always evokes many happy memories for me. This music produces the feel good factor which is a tonic we all need now more than ever.