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Looking for viola Mp3 files? I've found a lot of viola music and to save you a lot of time, I've done some search for viola titles and here is a list of compositions, with links to buy and download them. They are in alphabetical order by composer; click on each composer's name to go to the album contents.


Many of the viola Mp3 albums that you find here were previously issued as CDs, or even LPs that were difficult to find. Most of them are classical music, concertos for viola and orchestra, sonatas for viola and piano, solo viola pieces, duos with violin, trios with violin and cello, clarinet but there is also some folk music played on the viola. It's easier to get these viola works as viola Mp3 files rather than to find them on CDs, some don't even exist any more.

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Viola Mp3 files by composer

There are so many titles, that sometimes it's easy to get a bit confused. Particularly, some viola Mp3 files are hidden within albums which have other titles so it's easy to miss them.

Some albums include works by different composers so you may find them under different names, for example, trios for clarinet, viola and piano may be under Bruch, Mozart or Schumann, so check all of them (you can press the Ctrl+F keys and write the composer or word you want to find).

These are not all the titles available, it's only the beginning, come back often and you'll find more viola Mp3 albums.

Anthologies
Bach
Bartok
Beethoven
Berlioz
Bloch
Britten
Bruch
Brahms
Clarke
Debussy
Dittersdorf
Dohnányi
Dvorak
Enesco
Glazunov
Glinka
Hindemith
Hummel
Joachim
Kodaly
Martinu
Mendelssohn
Mozart
Paganini
Reger
Rolla
Röntgen
Rota
Rubinstein
Schubert
Schumann
Shostakovich
Sitt
Stamitz
Stravinsky
Telemann
Vanhal
Vieuxtemps
Walton

Anthologies


The Magic Of The Viola: Bach Bach/Gounod, Puccini, Debussy/Orff, Lara, Chopin, Mozart The magic of the viola: Bach, Bach/Gounod, Puccini, Debussy/Orff, Lara, Chopin, Mozart, Piazzolla, Faure, Gardel, Pezzone, Gounod, Sitt, Vieuxtemps

Listen to this collection of original and transcribed works, with a very appropriate title!

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RUBINSTEIN / GLINKA / GLAZUNOV / STRAVINSKY / SHOSTAKOVICH: Russian Viola Music The Russian viola
Rubinstein, Nocturne, Op. 11, No. 2
Glinka,Viola Sonata in D minor
Glazunov, Elegie, Op. 44
Stravinsky, Elegie for Solo Viola
Shostakovich, Viola Sonata, Op. 147

One of my favourite recordings!
Nobuko Imai, viola

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Incantations And Rhymes- Music for Soprano, Viola & Piano
Incantations and rhymes: Music for soprano, viola and piano


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Moldavia: The Art Of Bratsch (Viola) Volume 2

Moldavia: The Art Of Bratsch (Viola) Volume 2

Listen to the viola playing eastern Europe music!

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Bach


Bach: Six Concertos for the Margrave of Brandenburg Bach: Six Concertos for the Margrave of Brandenburg
Trevor Pinnock, conductor

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> Brandenburg Concerto n.3
>Brandenburg Concerto n.6
BACH JS : Brandenburg Concertos Nos 1 - 3 Bach, J. S.: Brandenburg Concertos Nos 1, 2, 3

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Brandenburg Concerto n.3

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BACH, JS: Brandenburg Concertos Nos 4, 5 & 6
Bach, J.S.: Brandenburg Concertos n. 4, 5 & 6

Listen to samples of Brandenburg Concerto n.6

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J S Bach Sonatas For Viola Da Gamba J. S. Bach, Sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord
played on viola and piano
Sonata No.1 In G major BWV 1027
Sonata No. 2 In D major BWV 1028
Sonata No.3 In G minor BWV 1029
Chaconne from Partita in D minor for solo violin (transcribed for viola in G minor)

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Bartok


BARTOK: Viola Concerto / Two Pictures, Sz 46 Bela Bartok, Viola concerto
Tibor Serly, Rhapsody for viola and orchestra
Two Pictures, for orchestra Sz 46

In this recording you have two versions of Bartok's concerto: the better known, by Tibor Serly (1949) and a recent one (1995), edited by P. Bartok and P. Neubauer

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Bax


BAX: Viola Sonata / Concert Piece / Legend / Trio in 1 Movement
Arnold Bax: Viola Sonata, Concert Piece, Legend, Trio in 1 Movement

Martin Outram, viola

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Beethoven


Beethoven: Complete Works For String Trio-Violin, Viola And Violoncello Beethoven: Complete works for string trio - Violin, viola and violoncello

Trio In E Flat Major, Op. 3
Serenade in D major, op. 8
Trio In G major, Op. 9, N.1
Trio In D major, Op. 9, No. 2
Trio In C minor, Op. 9, No. 3

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BEETHOVEN: Serenade in D major / Piano Trio in G major / Duo No. 1 in C major
Beethoven: Serenade in D major for flute, violin and viola, Op. 25
Piano Trio in G major, WoO 37
Duo No. 1 in C major for flute and bassoon, WoO 27

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Ludwig van Beethoven, Allessandro Rolla, Ernst von Dohnányi Ludwig van Beethoven, Alessandro Rolla, Ernst von Dohnányi
Trios for violin, viola, cello

Ludwig van Beethoven, Serenade op. 8
Alessandro Rolla: Trio Concertante Nr. 6 G major
Ernst von Dohnany, Serenade op. 10

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Vintage Viennese - Matiekga & Beethoven: Trios for Flute, Viola & Guitar
Vintage Viennese - Matiegka & Beethoven: Trios for Flute, Viola & Guitar

Serenade, Opus 8 (Beethoven)
Grand Trio (Matiegka)

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Benda


BENDA, F: Violin Concerto / BENDA, J A: Viola Concerto Jiri Antonin Benda: Viola concerto
Frantisek Benda: Violin Concerto

Nice classical period concerto

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Berlioz


Berlioz: Harold en Italie Harold en Italie, Op. 16, Symphony with solo viola
Les Troyens

London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Colin Davis, conductor
Tabea Zimmermann, viola

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BERLIOZ: Harold in Italy / Les Francs-Juges Berlioz: Harold in Italy, Op. 16, Symphony with solo viola
Les Francs-Juges, Op. 3
Reverie et Caprice: Reverie et Caprice, Op. 8

Rivka Golani, viola

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Bloch


Ernest Bloch, Music for viola and piano, Two piano pieces Ernest Bloch: Music for viola and piano
Suite for viola and piano,
Meditation and processional for viola and piano
Suite hébraïque for viola and piano

Two piano pieces:
In the night, A love poem for piano
Five sketches in sepia for piano

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Bloch: Israel Symphony; Suite For Viola and Orchestra
Ernest Bloch: Suite For Viola and orchestra
Israel Symphony

Yuri Gandelsman, viola

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Brahms


Brahms: Viola Sonatas, Op. 120 / Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher/William Primrose Brahms: Viola Sonatas, Op. 120 n.1 in F minor & n.2 in E flat major
Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher
Concerto for viola and small orchestra

William Primrose, viola

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Röntgen, Three Sonatas & Brahms, Two Songs Op. 91 for voice, viola and piano Brahms, Two Songs Op. 91 for alto, viola and piano
Röntgen, Lyrische Gänge, for voice, viola and piano

Röntgen, Three Sonatas, for viola and piano

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Britten


Britten: Lachrymae; Hindemith: Sonate; Shostakovich: Sonata For Viola and Piano Works for viola and piano

Britten: Lachrymae
Hindemith: Sonate
Shostakovich: Sonata for viola and piano

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Bruch


Bruch: Clarinet Concerto; Eight Pieces For Clarinet; Viola And Paino; Marchenerzahlungen Bruch: Concerto for clarinet, viola and orchestra, op.88
Eight Pieces for clarinet, viola and piano, Op. 83

Schumann: Marchenerzahlungen for clarinet, viola and piano, Op. 132

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The Romance And Rhapsody Of Max Bruch Concerto for clarinet, viola and orchestra, Op. 88
Concerto no. 2 for violin and orchestra in D Minor, Op. 44
Romance for violin and orchestra in A Minor, Op. 42
Adagio appassionato for violin and orchestra, Op. 57

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Bruch : DoppelKonzert für Violine, Viola & Orchester - Romanze für Viola & Orchester - 8 Stücke für Violine, Viola & Klavier
Bruch: DoppelKonzert für Violine, Viola & Orchester - Romanze für Viola & Orchester - 8 Stücke für Violine, Viola & Klavier
(originally for clarinet instead of violin)

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Bruch: Kol Nidrei For Viola Bruch: Kol Nidrei for viola and piano, Op. 47
Romance for viola and piano, Op. 85
6 Pieces for solo piano, Op. 12
8 Pieces for clarinet, viola and piano, Op. 83

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Bruch: Eight Pieces, Op. 83; Mozart:
Trios for clarinet, viola and piano

Bruch: Eight Pieces, Op. 83;
Mozart: Kegelstatt trio, K498

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Clarke


The Music of Bruch & Clark
The Music of Bruch & Clark

Max Bruch: Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano
Rebecca Clarke: Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for clarinet and viola

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Debussy


Viola Claude Debussy: Sonata for flute, viola and harp

Mozart: Symphony concertante for violin and viola in E flat major, KV 364
Brahms: Sonata for viola and piano in F minor, op.120 no.1
Yury Kramarov, viola

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Dvorak


DVORAK: String Quartet, Op 34 / Terzetto, Op 74
Antonin Dvorak, String Quartet, Op 34 - Terzetto, op.74 for two violins and viola

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Dvorak: String Quintet In E-flat, Op. 97; Bagatelles; Terzetto
Antonin Dvorak, String Quintet In E-flat, op.97;
"The American"
Terzetto for two violins and viola
Five Bagatelles for 2 violins, cello and harmonium op.47

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Enesco


19th Century Viola Music Of Brahms, Joachim, Sitt And Enesco 19th Century Viola Music by Brahms, Joachim, Sitt and Enesco

Brahms Sonata, opus 78 In D Major
Joachim, Hebrew Melodies Opus 9
Hans Sitt, Album Leaves, Opus 39
George Enesco, Concertpiece

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Haydn


Joseph Haydn: Divertimenti For Baryton, Viola & Violoncello

Joseph Haydn: Divertimenti for baryton, viola and violoncello

The baryton is a peculiar instrument with resonating strings, it was the emperor's favourite, he played it and commissioned many works. Try it!

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Hindemith


Brahms: Viola Sonatas, Op. 120 / Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher/William Primrose
Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher
Concerto for viola and small orchestra
Brahms: Viola Sonatas, Op. 120 n.1 in F minor & n.2 in E flat major

William Primrose, viola

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SHOSTAKOVICH / HINDEMITH: Viola Sonatas / REGER: Suite No. 1 for Solo Viola Hindemith: Viola Sonata, Op. 25, No. 1
Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and piano, op. 147
Reger: Suite No. 1 in G minor for Solo Viola, Op. 131d

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Hindemith: Complete Works For Viola - Volume 2; Four Sonatas For Solo Viola Hindemith: Complete works for viola
Volume 2: Four Sonatas for solo viola
op.25 n.1; op.31 n.4; op.11 n.5; viola sonata

Paul Cortese, viola

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Hummel


Hummel: Works For Violin / Viola & Piano
Hummel: Sonata for viola and piano op.5 n.3
Works for violin and piano

Luigi Alberto Bianchi, viola

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Kodaly


The Solo Viola: Music of Reger and Bach/Kodaly The Solo Viola: Music of Reger and Bach/Kodaly

J.S. Bach/Zoltan Kodaly, Chromatische Fantasie (transcribed by Kodaly for solo viola)

Max Reger, Drei Suiten fur Bratsche allein op 131d
(three Suites for solo viola)
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Martinu


MARTINU: Fresques de Pietro della Francesca (Les) / Viola Rhapsody-Concerto / Double Concerto
Martinu: Viola Rhapsody-Concerto
Les Fresques de Pietro della Francesca; Double Concerto

Nobuko Imai, viola

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Martinů / Stamitz / Lukáš Martinů / Stamitz / Lukáš

Martinů, Rhapsody-Concerto for viola and orchestra
Lukáš, Concerto for viola and orchestra
Stamitz, Concerto for viola and orchestra in D Major, op.1

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Mendelssohn


MENDELSSOHN / BRUCH: String Octets String octets
Mendelssohn: String Octet in E flat major, op.20
Bruch: String Octet in B flat major, op. posth.

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Mozart


Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat, K.364 / Divertimento in E-Flat, K.563 Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat, K.364
for violin, viola and orchestra
Divertimento in E-Flat, K.563 (Trio) for violin, viola and cello
Joseph Fuchs, violin; Lillian Fuchs, viola; Pablo Casals, cello/conductor

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W.A. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante - Two Duets W.A. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra
Two Duets for violin and viola

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W. A. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat Major / Concertone in C Major / Sinfonia Concertante in A Major
W. A. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat Major K364 for violin, viola and orchestra
Concertone in C Major / Sinfonia Concertante in A Major

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MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 21 / Sinfonia Concertante Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra
W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K. 467 "Elvira Madigan"

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SCHUMANN: Marchenerzahlungen / MOZART: Piano Trio No. 2, Trios for clarinet, viola and piano

Mozart: Piano Trio No. 2, "Kegelstatt" K498
Schumann: Marchenerzahlungen
Bruch: 8 Pieces

Nobuko Imai, viola

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MOZART: Clarinet Quintet, K 581 / String Quintet, K 515 Mozart: String Quintet K 515 in C major with 2 violas
Clarinet Quintet, K 581

Listen to this and the following quintet with two violas and enjoy the special sonority added by the extra viola!

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Mozart: String Quintet Mozart: String Quintet in G minor, K516 with 2 violas
String Quartet in G, K387

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Mozart - The Masterworks, V33 - Oboe Quintet, Horn Quintet, Clarinet Quintet Mozart: The Masterworks - Oboe Quintet, Horn Quintet, Clarinet Quintet

Horn quintet K 407 too has 2 violas!

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Paganini


Paganini - Sonata Per La Gran Viola Paganini: Sonata per la Gran Viola
La Campanella (Paganini)
Liebeslied, Liebesfreud (Kreisler)
Playera, Malaguena, Romanza Andalusa, Zapateado (Sarasate)
Nigun (Bloch)
La Fille A Cheveaux De Lin (Debussy)
Habanera (Ravel)
Luigi Alberto Bianchi, viola

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Nicolo Paganini: Quartets N. 2-8-15 For Violin, Viola, Guitar And Cello Nicolo Paganini: Quartet n.15 for Viola concertante, Violin, Guitar and Cello

Quartets n.2-8 for Violin, Viola, Guitar And Cello

Performed by Quartetto Paganini

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Reger


REGER: Romance for Viola and Piano / Three Suites for Viola / Viola Sonata Reger: Romance for Viola and Piano - Three Suites for Viola - Viola Sonata


Nobuko Imai, viola

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The Solo Viola: Music of Reger and Bach/Kodaly The Solo Viola: Music of Reger and Bach/Kodaly

Max Reger, Drei Suiten fur Bratsche allein op 131d
(three Suites for solo viola)

J.S. Bach/Zoltan Kodaly, Chromatische Fantasie
(transcribed by Kodaly for solo viola)

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Rolla


Rolla: Tre Duo Concertanti per Violino e Viola Alessandro Rolla, Tre Duo Concertanti for violin and viola

in G major, in E flat major, in A minor

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Ludwig van Beethoven, Allessandro Rolla, Ernst von Dohnányi Alessandro Rolla, Ludwig van Beethoven, Ernst von Dohnányi
Trios for violin, viola, cello


Alessandro Rolla: Trio Concertant Nr. 6 G major
Ludwig van Beethoven, Serenade op. 8
Ernst von Dohnany, Serenade op. 10

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Röntgen


Röntgen, Three Sonatas & Brahms, Two Songs Op. 91 for voice, viola and piano Röntgen, Three Sonatas, for viola and piano
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Röntgen, Lyrische Gänge, for voice, viola and piano
Brahms, Two Songs Op. 91 for alto, viola and piano

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Rota


Complete Music For Viola And Piano & Complete Music For Violin And Piano Nino Rota: Complete music for viola and piano
& Complete music vor violin and piano

Intermezzo for viola and piano in B minor
Sonata for viola and piano in C major
Sonata for viola and piano in G major
Sonata for violin and piano; Improvviso for violin and piano;

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Schubert


The Complete Works For Violin/Viola And Piano Of Franz Schubert Franz Schubert, The complete works for violin/viola and piano

Sonata "Arpeggione" in A Minor D.V. 821

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Schumann


BRAHMS / SCHUMANN: Works for Viola and Piano Schumann, Brahms, Works for Viola and Piano
Schumann, Marchenbilder for viola and piano, op.113

Brahms, Viola Sonata in E flat major, op.120, n.2;
Viola Sonata in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1

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Singular Voices Brahms, Schumann and the Viola Singular Voices: Brahms, Schumann and the Viola

Schumann, Fairy Tale Pictures (Marchenbilder), Four pieces for viola and piano
Brahms, Sonatas for viola and piano, opus 120; n.1 in F minor, n.2 in E-flat; Two Songs for contralto and piano with viola obligato, op.91

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Shostakovich


SHOSTAKOVICH / HINDEMITH: Viola Sonatas / REGER: Suite No. 1 for Solo Viola Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and piano, op. 147
Hindemith: Viola Sonata, op.25, n.1
Reger: Suite No.1 in G minor for Solo Viola, op.131d

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Stamitz


Sonatas For Viola & Fortepiano Sonatas for viola and fortepiano
Carl Stamitz: Sonata in B flat major
Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Sonata in E-Flat Major, Op. 5, No. 3
Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Sonata in E flat major
Johann Baptist Vanhal: Sonata in E flat major


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C. Stamitz, A. Stamitz, J.V.Stamic: Viola Concertos / Peruska, Prague Philharmonia, Belohlavek
Here you have the whole Stamitz family's viola concertos!

Carl Stamitz, Anton Stamitz, Jan Vaclav Stamic: Viola Concertos

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Stamitz & Penderecki (Dimitar Penkov, viola) Stamitz & Penderecki, Viola concertos
(Dimitar Penkov, viola)


Carl Stamitz, Concerto for viola and orchestra op.1

Penderecki, Concerto for viola and orchestra

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Martinů / Stamitz / Lukáš Martinů / Stamitz / Lukáš

Martinu, Rhapsody-Concerto for viola and orchestra
Lukáš, Concerto for viola and orchestra
Stamitz, Concerto for viola and orchestra
in D Major, Op. 1

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Carl Stamitz -Six Duos For Violin & Viola Carl Stamitz - Six Duos For Violin & Viola

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Telemann


TELEMANN: Suite in G major, Telemann: Viola Concerto in G major
Suite in G major, "Les nations anciennes et modernes"

Simon Standage, viola

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Vieuxtemps


FRANCK: Violin Sonata / VIEUXTEMPS: Viola Sonata Henry Vieuxtemps: Viola sonata
César Franck: Violin Sonata (transcribed for viola)

Nobuko Imai, viola

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Walton


Walton: Violin Concerto in b minor (original version); Viola Concerto in a minor; Sinfonia Concertante for Orchestra with Piano Ob Walton, Viola Concerto in a minor
Violin Concerto in b minor (original version);
Sinfonia Concertante for Orchestra with piano obligato
William Primrose, viola
Jascha Heifetz, violin; Cincinnati Symphony, E. Goossens

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WALTON: Symphony No 2 / Viola Concerto Walton, Viola Concerto
Symphony n.2
Johannesburg Festival Overture

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WALTON: Viola Concerto / Strings Sonata / Variations on a Theme by Hindemith Walton, Viola Concerto
Strings Sonata
Variations on a Theme by Hindemith

Nobuko Imai, viola

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