Notes for violists : a guide to the repertoire /

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New York, NY : Oxford University Press,, United States, p.1 online resource. (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst00873937, (OCoLC)fst01126004, (OCoLC)fst01167140, (OCoLC)fst01167193, Analysis, appreciation., Concertos (Viola), fast, History and criticism., Sonatas (Viola), Viola and piano music, Viola music


Includes bibliographical references and index.Johann Sebastian Bach : Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1051 -- Béla Bartók : Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, Sz. 120 (BB 128) -- Hector Berlioz : Harold in Italy, op. 16 -- Ernest Bloch : Suite hébraïque -- York Bowen : Sonata No. 1 in C Minor for Viola and Piano, op. 18 -- Johannes Brahms : Sonata for Clarinet (or Viola) and Piano in Eb Major, op. 120, no. 2 -- Benjamin Britten : Lachrymae, op. 48 -- Max Bruch : Romanze for Viola and Orchestra, op. 85 -- Henri Casadesus : Concerto in B Minor for Viola and Orchestra (attributed to G. F. Handel) -- Rebecca Clarke : Sonata for Viola and Piano -- George Enescu : Concertstück for Viola and Piano -- Cecil Forsyth : Concerto in G Minor for Viola and Orchestra -- Lillian Fuchs : Sonata Pastorale for Unaccompanied Viola -- Aleksandr Glazunov : Élegié for Viola and Piano, op. 44 -- Paul Hindemith : Sonata for Viola and Piano, op. 11, no. 4 -- Paul Hindemith : Der Schwanendreher : Concerto after Old Folksongs for Viola and Small Orchestra -- Franz Anton Hoffmeister : Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in D Major -- Johann Nepomuk Hummel : Sonata for Piano and Viola, op. 5, no. 3 -- Bohuslav Martinü : Rhapsody-Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, H. 337 -- Felix Mendelssohn : Sonata in C Minor for Viola and Piano -- Darius Milhaud : Quatre Visages for Viola and Piano, op. 238 -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Sinfonia concertante for Violin, Viola, and Orchestra, K. 364 (320d) -- Krzysztof Penderecki : Cadenza for Viola Solo -- Quincy Porter : Suite for Viola Alone -- Max Reger : Three Suites for Solo Viola, op. 131d : No. 1 in G Minor -- Robert Schumann : Märchenbilder for Viola and Piano, op. 113 -- Dmitry Shostakovich : Sonata for Viola and Piano, op. 147 -- Carl Stamitz : Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in D Major -- Igor Stravinsky : Élégie for Viola or Violin Unaccompanied -- Toru Takemitsu : A Bird came down the Walk, for viola and piano -- Georg Philipp Telemann : Concerto in G Major for Viola, Strings, and Basso continuo, TWV 51:G9 -- Ralph Vaughan Williams : Suite for Viola and Small Orchestra -- Henry Vieuxtemps : Élegié for Viola and Piano, op. 30 -- William Walton : Concerto for Viola and Orchestra -- Carl Maria von Weber : Andante e Rondo ungarese for Viola and Orchestra, J. 79."Notes for Violists : A Guide to the Repertoire provides historical and analytical information about thirty-five pieces of classical music written for the viola. Arranged alphabetically by composer, the book covers some of the best-known examples of string music repertoire prominently involving the viola. A single chapter is devoted to each of the thirty-five works. The selected string repertoire includes concertos, chamber music, and works for solo viola composed between the early part of the eighteenth century through the end of the twentieth century. Each chapter includes biographical information about the composer and historical information about the work. A detailed musical analysis of each work is also included. Numerous charts and musical examples provide further references for the reader"--Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 19, 2020).