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The goal of this project is to discuss literature not considered part of the standard violin repertoire from 1893 – 1916, through the study of selected works by American composers Leo Oehmler, Clara Rogers, Harry Thacker Burleigh, and Rubin Goldmark. The treatise will showcase these composers’ general biographies, compositional influences, and personal philosophies. In addition to discussing the musical elements of each work, it is my goal to include their potential application in violin pedagogy. This discussion will focus on Oehmler’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 14; Rogers’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 25; Goldmark’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 4; and Burleigh’s Southland Sketches. Through a discussion of the technical and musical aspects required for successful performance, I aim to place these works among their respective counterparts within the violin canon.