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“Schubert always wins.”
- Arpeggione Sonata
- “Death and the Maiden” Quartet
Vaughan Williams gives the viola a prominent presence in his orchestral works. Like Bartók, he has also travelled miles to collect folk tunes and shares with us in his music.
Fantasia on Greensleeveswip
Six Studies in English Folksong
- Suite for Viola - Group 1
- Suite for Viola - Group 3
- Berceuse from Dolly Suite (?violin)
- Après un rêve
- F Minor Sonata, Op.120 No.1
- E-Flat Major Sonata, Op.120 No.2
Dvořák has travelled far, seen lots, and missed home. He has given us many beautiful works to crunch some similar emotions with.
- “American” Quartet
- Terzetto in C
- Kol Nidrei
- Romance for Viola and Piano
- Violin Concerto
Telemann wrote the first viola concerto we know. His solo sets are fun reads too.
Viola Concerto in G
My first repertoire piece. I sounded terrible converting from the violin, and after so many years of not playing, but I really enjoyed playing it.
12 Fantasias for Solo Violin, TWV 40:14-25
The Library@Esplanade has the 2nd book of Telemann's violin fantasias. It's a nice read for me as a closet violist.
- 12 Fantasias for Viola da Gamba, TWV 40:26–37
- Stamitz Viola Concerto
- Shostakovich Impromptu
- Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet (arranged by Borisovsky for viola)
- Alan Hovhaness “Chahagir”
- Handel Halvorsen Sarabande and Passacaglia
- Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations
- Girl with Flaxen Hair
If I retire from software engineering, I might want to play the viola. And in my spare time, I can play the violin then.
- Ysaÿe's sonatas
- Wieniawski's etudes