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Viola confessions: composers exposed (works by composers/violists)

- JS BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, in B-flat Major, BWV 1051


- Ludwig van BEETHOVEN: Duet for Viola and Cello with obbligato eyeglasses, WoO 32


- Paul HINDEMITH: Sonata for Solo Viola, Op. 25/1


- Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART: Duet for Violin and Viola in G Major, KV 423


- Niccoló PAGANINI: Terzetto Concertante, for viola, cello, and guitar

Humor in music: beyond the viola joke


- Elinor ARMER (and others): Eine kleine Snailmusik, for Mezzo-soprano, viola, and piano


- Jan BACH: The Viola From ‘People of Note’, for tenor and viola


- PDQ BACH: Sonata for Viola Four Hands and harpsichord


- HINDEMITH: Minimax, Repertoire for military orchestra, for string quartet


- Lowell LIEBERMANN: Struwwelpeterlieder, Op.51, for soprano, viola, and piano


- Larry Allan SMITH: The Scrolls, A Mini-Medieval Interlude on a text by Woody Allen, for tenor, flute, clarinet, and viola

Death by viola. Classical music to die for...literally (Halloween concert)


- Alan HOVAHNESS: Chahagir, for Solo viola


- Arthur BLISS: Madam Noy, for Soprano, viola, bass, flute, clarinet, bassoon, and harp


- Donald GRANTHAM: Son of Cimetière- a Voodoo mambo, for viola and piano (World Premiere)


- Benjamin BRITTEN: Lachrimae op. 48, for viola and piano


- Charles-Martin LOEFFLER: Rapsodies, for Baritone, viola, clarinet, and piano


- Michael DAUGHERTY: Viola Zombie, for two violas

 

Brahms: the String Sextets

- Johannes BRAHMS: String Sextet No.1 op.18, in B-flat major


- Johannes BRAHMS: String Sextet No.2 op. 36, in G Major

Quixotic quincunx (works for quintets with solo viola)

- Michael HAYDN: Ave Regina for Bass-Baritone, Viola, and String Quartet


- Joaquin TURINA: Scène Andalouse for Solo Viola, String Quartet and Piano


- Stephen PAULUS: Exotic Etudes, for Solo Viola and Piano quartet


- Peter STOPSCHINSKI: Funky vla, for solo viola with guitar pick, and string quartet


- Johannes BRAHMS: Clarinet Quintet op. 115, version for Solo Viola and String quartet

Humor in music: oxymoron no more

- Paul HINDEMITH: Richard Wagner’s Overture to “The Flying Dutchman”, as played at sight by a Second-rate Concert Orchestra at the Village Well at 7o’clock in the morning, for string quartet


- Peter SCHICKELE: Viola Dreams, Quodlibet for String Quartet


- Alfred SCHNITTKE: Polka, for string quartet


- Gary SLECHTA: Condensed Concert, for string quartet


- PDQ BACH: Sonata for Viola Four Hands and harpsichord


- Lowell LIEBERMANN: Struwwelpeterlieder, Op.51, for soprano, viola, and piano

Around the viola in 80 minutes


- Daniel DORFF: Deep Funk, part II/ Salsa Grande for Solo Viola


- Jonathan KOLM: The Well-Traveled Viola, for Viola and Piano (World Premiere)


- Bright SHENG: The Stream Flows, for Solo Viola


- Hans SITT: Mazurka, Op.132, No.2, for Viola and Piano


- Ralph VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Greensleeves, for Viola and Piano


- Constantin DIMETRESCU: Romanian Peasant Dance, Op. 15, for Viola and Piano


- Maurice RAVEL: Pièce en forme de Habanera, for Viola and Piano


- Astor PIAZZOLLA: Le Grand Tango, for Viola and Piano


- Reza VALI: Calligraphy No.5, for Solo Viola


- Luciano BERIO: Folk Songs, for Mezzo-Soprano, viola, cello, flute, clarinet, harp and percussio

Paganini: the beauty behind the bad boy

- Nicolo PAGANINI: Terzetto Concertante, for Viola, Cello and Guitar


- Nicolo PAGANINI: Quartet No.15 for Viola, Violin, Cello and Guitar

Listening to people of note: a concert of tributes and celebrations

- Giacomo PUCCINI: Crisantemi, for string quartet


- Dan WELCHER: Tickets for a prayer wheel, for viola and baritone


- Ned ROREM: Serenade on Five English Poems, for Voice, Violin, Viola and Piano

- Philip KOPLOW: Sonata In Memoriam Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, for Viola and Piano


- Paquito D'RIVERA: Village Street, for String Quartet

Hues heard, sounds seen. Music inspired by colors

- James NORMAN: Fragmentary Blue, for 6 violas (World Premiere)


- Michael Alec ROSE: Wine dark memory, for solo viola


- Lynn JOB: Arcangelo Red, for solo viola (World Premiere)


- Joan TOWER: Wild Purple, for solo viola


- P. Kellach WADDLE: Your midnight blue lies, for solo viola (World Premiere)


- Judith BINGHAM: Fifty shades of green, for violin, viola, and cello


- Daniel ASIA: Orange, for solo viola


- Peter SCHICKELE: Monochrome IV, for 6 violas

This time it's personal! The viola and the voice: a perfect match


- Johannes BRAHMS: Two Songs Op. 91, for Mezzo-Soprano, Viola and Piano

- Libby LARSEN: Sifting through the ruins, for Mezzo-Soprano, Viola and Piano


- Russell REED: Light the lovely Candles, for Mezzo-Soprano, Viola and Piano (World Premiere)


- Frank BRIDGE: Three Songs, for Mezzo-Soprano, Viola and Piano

The crême de la crême of French music. A rendez-vous with you


- Jean-Marie LECLAIR: Sonate No.2 for, for two violas


- Henri VIEUXTEMPS: Sonate in Bb Major Op.36, for viola and piano


- Reynaldo HAHN: Romanesque, for flute, viola, and piano

- Claude DEBUSSY: Sonate, for flute, viola, and harp

Bach to the classics. Influence, inspiration independence: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven

- JS BACH: From Cantata BWV 199 -VI. “Ich, dein betrübtes Kind” for alto, viola, and continuo


- JS BACH: From Cantata BWV 5 -III. “Ergieße dich reichlich, du göttliche Quelle” for tenor, viola, and continuo

- JS BACH: From Cantata BWV 16 -V. “Geliebter Jesu, du allein” for tenor, viola, and continuo


- JS BACH: From Mass in A BWV 234 -V. “Quoniam” for alto, viola, and continuo


- JS BACH: From Cantata BWV 213 -XI. “Ich bin deine” for tenor, alto, two violas and continuo


- WA MOZART: From Six Preludes and three part fugues K. 404a II. Adagio 


- JS BACH (Trans. WA MOZART): Fugue 14 from “The Well-Tempered Clavier” BWV 883


- WA MOZART: Duet No. 1 in G Major, for violin and viola, K. 423


- Ludwig van BEETHOVEN: Seven Variations on “Bei Männern” from Mozart’s Magic Flute, for viola and piano, WoO 46

- Ludwig van BEETHOVEN: Duet for Viola and Cello with obbligato eyeglasses, WoO 32

Altitudes. Duos pour altos

- WF BACH: Duet No.2

- JS BACH: From Cantata BWV 199 -VI. “Ich, dein betrübtes Kind” for alto, viola, and continuo


- Alessandro ROLLA: Duet BI8 in Eb Major

- Frank BRIDGE:Lament

- Jean-Marie LECLAIR: Sonata No. 2

- Paul COLETTI: Journey

- Michael DAUGHERTY: Viola Zombie

Soulful soliloquies. Virtuosic and emotional works for solo viola

- Lillian FUCHS: Fantasy Etude No.15

- Alan Hovhaness: Chahagir

- Miklós ROZSA: Introduction and Allegro Op. 44

- Henri VIEUXTEMPS: Capriccio Op. Posth

- Casimir NEY: Prelude No.22 “The Storm”

- JS BACH/ Zoltan KODALY: Fantasia Cromatica BWV 903

- Igor STRAVINSKY: Élégie

- Quincy PORTER: Suite for viola alone

Virtuosic Works for Viola and Piano

- Alessandro ROLLA: Sonata No. 1 in Eb Major

- Astor PIAZZOLLA: Le Grand Tango

- Henri VIEUXTEMPS: Sonata in Bb Major Op.36

What Dreams May Come. Works for Contralto, Viola, and Piano

- Frank BRIDGE: Three Songs h.76

- Hermann REUTTER: Fünf Antike Oden Op.57

- Libby LARSEN: Sifting Through the Ruins

- Charles-Martin LOEFFLER: Quatre Poëmes

Cracking the Shostakovich Code: Death Symbolism as Creative Hallmark in Shostakovich's Viola Sonata Op.147

- Lecture

- Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH: Sonata Op. 147

Something Old. Something New. Works for Contralto, Viola, and Piano

- Daniel POWERS: The Rain is Full of Ghosts

- Graham REYNOLDS: Jabberwocky

- Johannes BRAHMS: Zwei Gesänge Op. 91

- Richard DANIELPOUR: Come Up From the Fields, Father

- Richard STRAUSS: Stiller Gang

- Rob DEEMER: "Bed Music" from Erotica

- Jonathan SANTORE: "Tango Violistico" from Front Porch Poems

 

Viola works by Women Composers

- Lillian FUCHS: Fantasy Etude No. 15, for solo viola

- Lillian FUCHS: Characteristic Etude No. 5, for solo viola

- Libby LARSEN: Black Birds, Red Hills, A Portrait of Paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe, for Viola, Clarinet, and Piano

- Rebecca CLARKE: Sonata for Viola and Piano

- Libby LARSEN: Bid Call, for Viola and Saxophone

- Jennifer HIGDON: Sonata for Viola and Piano

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Repertoire

Sample Recital and Chamber Music Programs
aurelien petillot portrait ©Michelle Miller
Viola confessions: Composers exposed
Humor in Music
Death by Viola: A Halloween Bash
Brahms. The String Sextets
Quixotic Quincunx
Humor in Music 2
Around the viola in 80 minutes
Paganini
People of note
Sounds Seen; Hues Heard
This Time It's Personal!
Creme de la creme of French Music
Bach to the Clssics
Altitudes: Duos pour altos
Soulful Soliloquies
Virtuosic works for viola and piano
What Dreams May Come
Cracking the Shostakovich Code
Something Old, Something New
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Sample Symphonic Programs

Dances and Disguises

- Hector BERLIOZ. Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9

- JS BACH. Orchestra Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068

- David POPPER. “Harlequin” from Masked Ball, Op.3 No.1, for cello and orchestra

- Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH. “Polka” from The Golden Age, Op. 22

- Giuseppe VERDI. Un Ballo in Maschera, Prelude to Act II

- Georges BIZET. “Galop (Le Bal)” from Jeux d’enfants, Op. 22. No.12

- Leroy ANDERSON. Blue Tango

- Aram KHATCHATURIAN. Masquerade Suite    

           

Mayan Mayhem: Music for the End of Times

- Leroy ANDERSON. Christmas Festival

- Hector BERLIOZ. “Marche au Supplice” from Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14

- Joseph HAYDN. Symphony No.45 “Farewell” in F sharp minor (Mvts I and IV)

- WA MOZART. Don Giovanni Overture, K. 527

- Jean SIBELIUS. Valse Triste, Op.44 No. 1

- Anatoly LYADOV. Fragment from the Apocalypse, Op. 66

 

Bach to the future. Inspirational Fire and Legacy

- JS BACH/STOKOWSKY. Passacaglia, BWV 582 in C minor

- Antonio VIVALDI. Concerto per la Solennità di S. Lorenzo, RV 556 in C Major

- Arturo MÁRQUEZ. Conga del Fuego Nuevo

- Ludwig van BEETHOVEN. Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op.43

- Kenji BUNCH. For our Children’s Children: Reflections on the Lincoln Legacy

Send us a postcard. Hitchhiking with Mozart

- JB LULLY. “Grande Marche pour la Cérémonie des Turcs” from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

- Paul CRESTON. “Midnight-Mexico” from Airborne Suite

- Hector BERLIOZ. La Belle Voyageuse, for Contralto and orchestra

- WA MOZART. Symphony No. 31 “Paris”, K.297 in D Major

- Felix MENDELSSOHN. The Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave), Op.26

- George GERSHWIN. An American in Paris

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Works performed

Works for Solo Viola

ASIA, Daniel - Orange

BACH, JS

- Cello Suites (transcription for Viola) (Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 5 in scordatura)

- Sonatas and Partitas for Violin (transcription for Viola) (Complete, except for Fugues No. 2 and 3)

- Fantasia Chromatica (Trans. Zoltàn Kodaly for Solo Viola)

BERKELEY, Michael - Variations on Greek Folk Songs

BIBER, F.I. von - Passacaglia, for Solo Violin (transcription for Solo Viola)

BLOCH, Ernest - Suite

BODOROVA, Sylvie - Gil’a Roma

BRITTEN, Benjamin - Elégie

CAMPAGNOLI, Bartolomeo - Caprices (Selections)

CARTER, Elliott- Elegy

DORFF, Daniel - Salsa Grande from “Deep Funk”

FUCHS, Lillian

- Characteristic etudes (Selections)

- Fantasy etudes (Selections)

HINDEMITH, Paul - Sonata Op. 25/1

HOFFMEISTER, F.A. - Etudes (Selections)

HOVHANESS, Alan - Chahagir

HSU, Chia-Yu - Twelve Signs

KLEIN, Gideon - Präludium

LIGETI, György - Sonata

NEY, Casimir - Preludes (Selections)

PERSICHETTI, Vincent - Parable No. 16

PORTER, Quincy - Suite for Viola Alone

REGER, Max - Suite No. 1

RÒZSA, Miklòs - Introduction and Allegro

SHENG, Bright - The Stream Flows

SLAPIN, Scott - Recitative

STRAVINSKY, Igor - Elegie

TOWER, Joan - Wild Purple

VALI, Reza - Calligraphy No. 5

VIEUX, Maurice

- Dix Etudes sur des traits d’orchestre (Selections)

- Vingt Etudes (Selections)

VIEUXTEMPS, Henri - Capriccio

ZHOU, Long - Wild Grass

Works for Viola and Piano (unless otherwise specified)

BACH, JS - Sonatas for Viola da Gamba (Viola version)

BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van

- Notturno

- Seven Variations on a theme from the “Magic Flute” (Viola version)

BENJAMIN/PRIMROSE - Jamaican Rumba

BLOCH, Ernest- Suite- Suite Hebraïque

BRAHMS, Johannes - Sonatas Op. 120

BRITTEN, Benjamin - Lachrimae

BRUCH, Max - Kol Nidrei (Viola version)

CLARKE, Rebecca - Sonata

CORRETTE, Michel - Sonate, for Viola and Continuo

DIMETRESCU, Constantin - Romanian Peasant Dance, Op. 15

ENESCU, Georges - Concertstück

FAURÉ, Gabriel - Berceuse, for Violin and Piano (Viola version)

FLACKTON, William - Sonata No. 4 in C Minor, for Viola and Harpsichord

HAHN, Reynaldo - Soliloque et Forlane

HIGDON, Jennifer - Sonata

HINDEMITH, Paul - Sonata Op. 11/4

KOPLOW, Philip - Sonata In Memoriam Martin Luther King Jr.

LOCATELLI, Pietro - Sonata Op. 6 No. 12 for Violin and Continuo (Viola version)

MARAIS, Marin - Five French Dances

MENDELSSOHN Felix - Sonata

MILHAUD, Darius - Quatre Visages

PAGANINI, Nicolo - Moto perpetuto (Viola version)

PART, Arvo - Fratres (Viola version)

PIAZZOLA, Astor - Le Grand Tango (Viola version)

-L'histoire du Tango (Viola and Guitar version)

RAVEL, Maurice - Pièce en forme de Habanera (Viola version)

ROLLA, Alessandro- Sonata in E-flat Major

- Sonata in C Major

RUDIN, Andrew - Viola Sonata

SCHUBERT, Franz - Arpeggione Sonata (Viola version)

SCHUBERT/PRIMROSE - Ave Maria (Viola version)

SCHUMANN, Robert- Adagio and Allegro (Viola version)

- MärchenbilderSHOSTAKOVICH, Dmitri - Sonata Op. 147

SITT, Hans - Mazurka

VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS, Ralph - Fantasia on Greensleeves

VIEUXTEMPS, Henri- Elegie- Sonate in Bb Major

ZIMBALIST/PRIMROSE - Tango from “Sarasateana”

Chamber Works

ARMER, Elinor - Eine Kleine Snail Musik, for Mezzo-soprano, Viola and Piano

BACH, Jan - The Viola, from “People of note,” for Viola and Tenor

BACH, JS

- Aria from Cantata BWV 5:3, for Tenor, Viola, and Continuo

- Aria from Cantata BWV 16:5, for Tenor, Viola, and Continuo

- Aria from Cantata BWV 199:6, for Soprano, Viola, and Continuo

- Aria from Cantata BWV 213:11, for Tenor, Alto, two Violas and Continuo

- Quoniam from Mass in A BWV 234, for Alto, viola, and continuo

BACH, PDQ - Sonata for Viola Four Hands and Harpsichord

BACH, W.F. - Three Duets, for two Violas

BAKER, David - Pastorale, for String Quartet

BARBER, Samuel

- Adagio (String quartet and Orchestra versions)

- Dover Beach, for Baritone and String Quartet

BARTOK, Bela - Duets Op. 44 (versions for 2 violins, and 2 violas)

BEACH, Amy - Theme and Variations Op.80, for Flute and String Quartet

BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van

- Duet “with obligato Eyeglasses,” for Viola and Cello

- Serenade Op. 25, for Flute Violin and Viola

- String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1

- String Quartet Op. 18 No. 4

- String Quartet Op. 18 No. 6

- String Quartet Op. 59 No. 1

- String Quartet Op. 59 No. 3

- String Quartet Op. 74

- String Quartet Op. 95

- String Quartet Op. 130

- String Trio Op. 8

- String Trios Op. 9

BERIO, Luciano - Folk Songs, for Mezzo–soprano, Viola, Cello, Flute, Clarinet, Harp, and Perc.

BERMEL, Derek - Soul Garden, for Solo Viola, and String Quintet

BLISS, Arthur - Madame Noy, for Soprano, Viola, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Harp

BLOLAND, Per - Prelude-Dissent, for String Quartet

BORODINE, Alexandre - String Quartet No. 2

BRAHMS, Johannes

- Clarinet Quintet

- Clarinet Quintet (version with Solo Viola and String Quartet)

- Piano Quartets No. 1&3

- Piano Quintet

- Spruch, for Alto and Viola

- String Quartet No. 3

- String Quintets

- String Sextets

- Zwei Gesänge Op. 91, for Alto, Viola, and Piano

BRESNICK, Martin - ***, for Clarinet, Viola an Piano

BRIDGE, Frank

- Lament, for two Violas

- Three Songs, for Mezzo-soprano, Viola and Piano

BRITTEN, Benjamin - Phantasy Quartet, for Oboe, Violin, Viola, Cello

BRUCH, Max - Eight Pieces, for, Clarinet, Viola, and Piano

BURKE, Patrick - String Quartet No. 1

CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO - Quintet, for Guitar and Strings

CHAUSSON, Ernest

- Chanson Perpetuelle, for Mezzo-soprano, String Quartet, and Piano

- Concerto, for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet

CLARKE, Rebecca - Prelude, Allegro, and Pastorale, for Viola and Clarinet

COHEN, Gerald - Trio, for Viola, Cello, and Piano

COLETTI, Paul - Journey, for two Violas

COLGRASS, Michael

- New People for Contralto, Viola, and Pianos

- Variations, for Viola and Four Drums

COPLAND, Aaron

- Appalachian Spring, Original and revised chamber versions for 13 instruments

- Sextet, for Clarinet, String Quartet, and Piano

CORRETTE, Michel - Sonate, for two Violas

CROCKETT, Donald - The Cinnamon Peeler, for Mezzo-soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Viola, Cello, and Piano

CUMBO, Jeremy

- Film Music, for Viola and Live Electronics

- Permanent Change, for String Quartet

D’RIVERA, Paquito - Village Street String Quartet

DANIELPOUR, Richard - Come Up to the Fields, Father, ffor Contralto, Viola, and Piano

DAUGHERTY, Michael - Viola Zombie, for two Violas

DEBUSSY, Claude - Sonate, for Flute, Viola, and Harp

- String Quartet

- Danse Sacrée et Danse Profane, for String Quartet, and Harp

DEEMER, Rob

- Be Thou my Lord, for Soprano, Viola, and Piano

- Cuba, for two Violins, two Violas, Cello, Bass and Narrator

- Erotica, for Contralto, Viola, and Piano

- Elizabeth, for Viola and Mezzo-soprano

- I Saw thee on thy Bridal Day, for Mezzo Soprano, and Viola

- La Maja Dolorosa, versions for Soprano, Viola, and Piano, Soprano-Saxophone, Viola, Piano, and two Violas and Piano

DEMPSTER, Thomas - Reflets au-delà du ciel, for Viola and Interactive Electronics

DING, Ni - The Non Zen Land, for String Quartet

DOHNANYI, Ernö - Serenade Op.10

DONIZETTI, Gaetano - J’aime trop pour être heureux, for Soprano, Viola, and Piano

DURUFLÉ, Maurice - Prelude, Recitatif et variations, for Flute, Viola, and Piano

DVORAK, Antonin

- Drobnosti (Miniatures), for two Violins and Viola

- Piano Quartets

- Piano Quintet

- Quintet with Double Bass

- String Quartet No. 12 “American”

- Terzetto, for two Violins and Viola

FAURÉ, Gabriel - Piano Quartets

FRANK, Gabriela Lena – Milagros

GARDEL, Carlos – Por una Cabeza, for String Quartet

GIORDANI, Tommaso - Trio No. 1, for Flute, Viola, and Cello

GRANTHAM, Donald - Son of Cimetière, for Viola and Piano

HAENDEL/HALVORSEN - Passacaglia, for Violin and Viola

HAHN, Reynaldo - Romanesque, for Flute, Viola and Piano

HARTMANN, John - Reflector, for String Quartet

HAYDN, Michael

- Ave Regina, for Bass Voice, Solo Viola, and Strings

- Divertimento, for Viola, Cello, and Bass

HEWITT, Alan - “I carry your heart”, for Mezzo-Soprano and String Quartet

HIGDON, Jennifer - Sonata, for Viola and Piano

HINDEMITH, Paul

- Des Todes Tod, for Mezzo-soprano, two Viola, and two Cellos

- Duet, for Viola and Cello

- Minimax, String Quartet

- Wagner’s Overture to “The Flying Dutchman,” for String Quartet

JONES, Charles - String Quartet No. 5

KIMURA, Yasuto - The Year 1998 “Fin de Siècle,” for String Quartet

KNAB, Armin - Rosa Mystica, for Alto and Viola

KOLM, Jonathan

- Traveler, for Viola and Piano

- Night Poems for Viola and Choir

LARSEN, Libby

- Sifting through the ruins, for Mezzo-soprano, Viola, and Piano

- Bid Call, for viola and saxophone

- Black Birds, Red Hills, A Portrait of Paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe, for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano

LECLAIR, Jean-Marie - Sonata No. 2, for two Violas

LECUONA, Margarita/Osvaldo GOLIJOV – Tabu, for String Quartet

LIEBERMANN, Lowell - Struwwelpeterlieder, for Soprano, Viola, and Piano

LOEFFLER, Charles-Martin

- Quatre Poëmes Op. 5, for Mezzo-Soprano, Viola, and Piano

- Rhapsodies, for Bass-baritone, Clarinet, Viola, and Piano

- Two Rhapsodies, for Viola, Oboe, and Piano

LYONS, David - Trio Nocturne, for Violin, Viola and Piano

MAHLER, Gustav - Piano Quartet

MARQUEZ, Arturo – Homenaje a Gismonti, for String Quartet

MENDELSSOHN Felix

- String Octet

- String Quartet No. 4 in E Minor

- String Quintet No. 1 in A Major

MISHELL, Kathryn - Quintet, for Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano

MORAVEC, Paul - Northern Lights Electric, for Flute, Clarinet, String Quartet, Piano, and Double-Bass

MOSS, Pete - 4.1, for String Quartet and Live Electronics

MOZART, W.A.

- Clarinet Quintet

- Divertimento in Eb Major, for Violin, Viola, and Cello

- Duets, for Violin and Viola

- Flute Quartets No. 1 and 3

- Oboe Quartet

- Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor

- Six Preludes and Fugues, for String Trio

- String Quartet No. 15 K. 421 in D Minor

- String Quartet No. 19 K. 465 in C Major

- String Quintets K. 515 and 516

NELHYBEL, Vaclav - Estampie Natalis, for Viola, Cello, Flute, Percussion, and Choir

NORMAN, James 

- Fragmentary Blue, for Six Violas

- Like Social Elephants, for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, String Octet, Double-bass, and Piano

ORGAD, Ben-Zion - Shaar Shaar, for Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, and Piano Quartet

OTA, Takeshi

- Broken Continuum, for Solo Viola and 13 Dancers

- Suite, for Viola and Marimba

PAGANINI, NICOLO

- Quartet No. 15, for Viola, Violin, Cello, and Guitar

- Terzetto Concertante, for Viola, Cello, and Guitar

PART, Arvo - Es sang vor langen Jahren for Alto, Violin and Viola

PAULUS, Stephen - Exotic Variations, for Solo Viola, and Piano Quartet

PIAZZOLLA, Astor - Four for Tango, for String Quartet

POWERS, Dan - The Rain is Full of Ghosts, for Contralto, Viola, and Piano

PROKOFIEV, Sergei - Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Bass

PUCCINI, Giacomo

- Crisantemi, for String Quartet

- Requiem, for Solo Viola, Choir and Organ

RABUSHKA, Aaron - Ballade Op. 9, for Piano Quartet

RAVEL, Maurice

- Introduction et Allegro, for Flute, Clarinet, String Quartet, and Harp

- Three Songs after Mallarmé, for Mezzo-soprano, two Flutes, Two Clarinets, String Quartet and Piano

READ THOMAS, Augusta - Invocations No.  2, for String Quartet

REED, Russell - All the Lovely Candles, for Mezzo-soprano, Viola, and Piano

REGER, Max - Cantata Meinem Jesu Laß ich nicht, for Solo violin, Solo viola, choir and organ

RESPIGHI, Ottorino - Il Tramonto, for Mezzo-soprano, and String Quartet

REUTTER, Herrmann - Five Antique Odes on poems by Sappho, for viola, mezzo-soprano, and piano

REYNOLDS, Graham - Jabberwocky, for Contralto, Viola, and Piano

ROLLA, Alessandro

- Sonata in C Major, for Viola and Bass

- Sonata in Eb Major, for Viola with Violin accompaniment

- Trio Concertante, for Violin, Viola, and Cello

ROREM, Ned - Serenade on Five English Poems, for Mezzo-soprano, Violin, Viola, and Piano

ROUSSEL, Albert - Trio, for Flute, Viola, and Cello

RUSHEN, Patrice - Psalms, for String Quartet

SAINT-GEORGES, Chevalier de - String Quartet Op. 1 No. 1

SAINT-SAENS Camille

- Septet

- The Carnival of the animals (Chamber version)

SANTORE, Jonathan - Front Porch Poems, for Contralto, Viola, and PIano

SCHICKELE, Peter

- Monochrome IV, for six Violas

- Viola Dreams, for String Quartet

SCHNITTKE, Alfred

- Piano Quintet

- Polka, for String Quartet

SCHOENBERG, Arnold - Sextet “Verklärte Nacht”

SCHUBERT, Franz

- Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano

- Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, version for Soprano, Viola and Piano

- Gesang der Geister über den Wässern, for two Violas, two Cellos, Double-bass, and Male Choir

- Octet

- Overture D. 8, for two Violins, two Violas, and Cello

- Quartet, for Flute, Guitar, Viola and Cello

- String Quartet D. 18

- String Quartet D. 804 “Rosamunde”

- String Quartet D. 810 “Death and the Maiden”

- String Quintet D. 956, for two Violins, Viola, two Cellos

- The “Trout” Quintet

SCHULHOFF, Erwin - String Sextet

SCHUMANN, Robert

- Piano Quartet

- Piano Quintet

SHOSTAKOVICH, Dmitri - Piano Quintet

- String Quartets Nos. 1, 3, 7 & 8

- Unfinished Quartet

SMETANA, Bedrich - String Quartet No. 1 “From My Life”

SMITH, Larry Allan - The Scrolls, for Tenor, Flute, Clarinet, and Viola

SPOHR, Louis - Duet Op. 13, for Violin and Viola

STRAUSS, Richard - String Sextet from “Capriccio”

STRAVINSKY, Igor - Three Songs from Shakespeare, for Mezzo-soprano, Flute, Clarinet, and Viola

TANN, Hilary - Duo, for Viola and Oboe

TANNER, Robert - Conch Shell Memories, for String Octet

TELEMANN, G.P. - Partie Polonaise, for two Violas and Continuo

THEOFANIDIS, Christopher

- Ariel Ascending, String Quartet

- O Vis Aeternitatis, for Piano Quintet

THOMSON, Virgil - Four Songs to the poems of Thomas Campion, for Mezzo-soprano, Viola, Clarinet, and Harp

TORKE, Michael - Music on the floor, for String Quintet, Flute, Clarinet, Percussion, and Piano

TURINA, Joaquin

- Erato from “Las Musas de Andalucia,” for Soprano, and String Quartet

- Scene Andalouse, for Solo Viola, String Quartet, and Piano

VAUGHAN-WILLIAMS, Ralph - Four Hymns, for Tenor, Viola, Piano

WADDLE, P. Kellach                  

- Chamber Cantata, for Mezzo-soprano, Violin, Viola, and Bass

- Ours is essentially a Tragic Age, for String trio

- Reflections on Emily Dickinson, for Viola and Flute

- The Burning of Atlanta, for String quintet

- Ulysses, for String quintet

WAGNER, Richard - Siegfried Idyll (chamber version)

WALKER, George - Lyric for Strings

WEBERN, Anton - Langsamer Satz, for String Quartet

WELCHER, Dan - Remembrance in Black and White, for Mezzo-Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, and Piano Quartet

ZWILLICH, Ellen-Taaffe - String Trio

 

Chamber and Solo Works Premiered

BACH, Jan - The Viola, from “People of note,” for Viola and Tenor

BLOLAND, Per - Prelude-Dissent, for String Quartet

BURKE, Patrick - String Quartet No. 1

CUMBO, Jeremy

- Ardor, for Solo Viola

- Film Music, for Viola and Live Electronics

- Permanent Change, for String Quartet

DEEMER, Rob

- Be Thou my Lord, for Soprano, Viola, and Piano

- Cuba, for two Violins, two Violas, Cello, Bass and Narrator

- Erotica, for Contralto, Viola, and Piano

- Elizabeth, for Viola and Mezzo-soprano

- I Saw thee on thy Bridal Day, for Mezzo Soprano, and Viola

- La Maja Dolorosa, versions for Soprano, Viola, and Piano, Soprano-Saxophone, Viola, Piano, and two Violas and Piano

DEMPSTER, Thomas - Reflets au-delà du ciel, for Viola and Interactive Electronics

DING, Ni - The Non Zen Land, for String Quartet

GRANTHAM, Donald - Son of Cimetière, for Viola and Piano

HARTMANN, John - Reflector, for String Quartet

HEWITT, Alan - “I carry your heart”, for Mezzo-Soprano and String Quartet

HIGDON, Jennifer - Sonata, for Viola and Piano (Texas premiere)

KIMURA, Yasuto - The Year 1998 “Fin de Siècle,” for String Quartet

KOLM, Jonathan

- Traveler, for Viola and Piano

- Night Poems for Viola and Choir

LYONS, David - Trio Nocturne, for Violin, Viola and Piano

MISHELL, Kathryn - The Pleiades, for seven players

MOSS, Pete - 4.1, for String Quartet and Live Electronics

NORMAN, James

- Fragmentary Blue, for Six Violas

- Like Social Elephants, for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, String Octet, Double-bass, and Piano

OTA, Takeshi

- Broken Continuum, for Solo Viola and 13 Dancers

- Suite, for Viola and Marimba

READ THOMAS, Augusta - Invocations No.  2, for String Quartet (New York Premiere of complete work)

REED, Russell - All the Lovely Candles, for Mezzo-soprano, Viola, and Piano

REYNOLDS, Graham - Jabberwocky, for Contralto, Viola, and Piano

RUDIN, Andrew - Viola Sonata (Texas Premiere)

TANNER, Robert - Conch Shell Memories, for String Octet

WADDLE, P. Kellach

- Chamber Cantata, for Mezzo-soprano, Violin, Viola, and Bass

- Ours is essentially a Tragic Age, for String trio

- Reflections on Emily Dickinson, for Viola and Flute

- The Burning of Atlanta, for String quintet

- Ulysses, for String quintet

ZHOU, Long - Wild Grass, for Solo Viola (premiere of the Viola version)

Concertante Works (*=performed with orchestra)

BACH, JS     

- Brandenburg Concerto No. 6*

- Concerto for Viola in Eb Major

BERLIOZ, Hector - Harold in Italy, for Viola and Orchestra*

BRUCH, Max  

- Concerto for Clarinet and Viola

- Romanze, for Viola and Orchestra

HINDEMITH, Paul     

- Kammermusik No. 5, for Viola and Orchestra

- Schwanendreher Concerto, for Viola and orchestra

- Trauermusik, for Viola and Orchestra*

HOFFMEISTER, F.A. - Viola Concerto

MARTINU, Bohuslav - Rhapsody Concerto, for Viola and orchestra

MOZART, W.A. - Sinfonia Concertante, for Violin, Viola and Orchestra*

PLEYEL, Ignaz - Viola Concerto

SCHNITTKE, Alfred - Viola Concerto

STAMITZ, Karl - Concerto in D, for Viola and Orchestra*

TELEMANN, G.P.

- Concerto, for two Violas

- Viola Concerto*

WALTON, William - Concerto, for Viola and Orchestra

WEBER, Carl Maria von - Andante and Rondo Ungarese, for Viola and Orchestra

ZELTER, C.F. - Viola Concerto

Works Conducted

Leroy ANDERSON

- Christmas Festival

- Blue Tango

JS BACH: Orchestra Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068

JS BACH/STOKOWSKY. Passacaglia, BWV 582 in C minor

Samuel BARBER: Adagio for Strings

Ludwig van BEETHOVEN

- Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op.43

- Symphony No.1

- Symphony No. 2

- Symphony No. 4

Hector BERLIOZ.

- La Belle Voyageuse, for Contralto and orchestra

- “Marche au Supplice” from Symphonie Fantastique, Op.14

- Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9

Georges BIZET. “Galop (Le Bal)” from Jeux d’enfants, Op. 22. No.12

Kenji BUNCH: For our Children’s Children: Reflections on the Lincoln Legacy

Paul CRESTON: “Midnight-Mexico” from Airborne Suite

Robert DAVIDSON: A Short Hour Unseen

Antonin DVORAK: In nature's realm

George GERSHWIN: An American in Paris

 Joseph HAYDN: Symphony No.45 “Farewell” in F sharp minor (Mvts I and IV)

Aram KHATCHATURIAN: Masquerade Suite

JB LULLY: “Grande Marche pour la Cérémonie des Turcs” from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

Anatoly LYADOV: Fragment from the Apocalypse, Op. 66

Arturo MÁRQUEZ: Conga del Fuego Nuevo

Felix MENDELSSOHN: The Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave), Op.26

WA MOZART

- Don Giovanni Overture, K. 527

- Piano Concerto No. 20

- Symphony No. 31 “Paris”, K.297 in D Major

David POPPER: “Harlequin” from Masked Ball, Op.3 No.1, for cello and orchestra

Giachinno ROSSINI: "Una voce poco fa" from the Barber of Seville

Gary SCHLECTA: Condensed Concert

Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH: “Polka” from The Golden Age, Op. 22

Jean SIBELIUS: Valse Triste, Op.44 No. 1

Johann STRAUSS: Frühlingstimmen

Giuseppe VERDI: Un Ballo in Maschera, Prelude to Act II

Antonio VIVALDI. Concerto per la Solennità di S. Lorenzo, RV 556 in C Major

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