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Viola


Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
This edition of the piano reduction is compatible with the Walton Edition full score and restores the solo line as edited and prepared by Frederick Riddle. It contains tempo markings and dynamic and expression marks from both of Walton's orchestrations (1929 and 1962), the 1962 version distinguished by lighter type.
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Easy Position Tunes for Viola
for unaccompanied viola This introduction to playing in 3rd and 2nd positions uses simple short tunes to introduce the student to the new positions. No shifting within a melody is required. The author gives brief explanations, tips, and additional practice suggestions.
Prices from: £11.25
Easy Progressive Studies, Set I
These books of studies provide invaluable practice material for the building of technique. They offer useful note-reading practice within the positions indicated, and the second set also examines various bowing techniques.
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Easy Progressive Studies, Set II
These books of studies provide invaluable practice material for the building of technique. They offer useful note-reading practice within the positions indicated, and the second set also examines various bowing techniques.
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Elementary Progressive Studies, Set I for Viola
These books of studies provide invaluable practice material for the building of technique. The Elementary Progressive Studies, in three sets of 24 studies transcribed for viola, comprehensively explore viola playing in the various positions indicated and a note at the head of each study shows further the technical skill to be developed.
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Elementary Progressive Studies, Set II for Viola
These books of studies provide invaluable practice material for the building of technique. The Elementary Progressive Studies, in three sets of 24 studies transcribed for viola, comprehensively explore viola playing in the various positions indicated and a note at the head of each study shows further the technical skill to be developed.
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Elementary Progressive Studies, Set III for Viola
These books of studies provide invaluable practice material for the building of technique. The Elementary Progressive Studies, in three sets of 24 studies transcribed for viola, comprehensively explore viola playing in the various positions indicated and a note at the head of each study shows further the technical skill to be developed.
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Fantasia on Greensleeves
for viola or cello, and piano This equisite Fantasia on the timeless English folk song 'Greensleeves' was arranged for viola/cello by Watson Forbes.
Prices from: £9.95
Fantasia on Sussex Folk Tunes
This engaging work was composed in 1929 and premiered the following year by its dedicatee, the legendary Spanish cellist Pablo Casals. This arrangement for solo viola and orchestra is compatible with the original orchestral accompaniment, materials for which are available on hire.
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Fifty Elementary Studies
This book of progressive studies has been transcribed for viola by Margaret Banwell from the violin originals. It explores in detail the fingering patterns of first position, as well as offering exercises for arpeggio and scale patterns, legato string-crossing and the lifting of the bow, and exercises for trills and grace-notes.
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More Time Pieces for Viola, Volume 1
Take a journey through time with More Time Pieces for Viola. These two volumes contain well-crafted arrangements, presented in chronological order, to take you from the seventeenth century right up to the present day.
Prices from: £8.75
More Time Pieces for Viola, Volume 2
Take a journey through time with More Time Pieces for Viola. These two volumes contain well-crafted arrangements, presented in chronological order, to take you from the seventeenth century right up to the present day.
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Morpheus
for viola and piano This piece is one of the finest compositions for viola by one of the instrument's greatest players. It is luxuriant in melodic inventions and startlingly beautiful in its instrumental colours. The piano is a full partner to the viola, contributing an equal share of melodic interest and colouristic effects.
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Music Medals Viola Options Practice Book
Contains practice material for Options - the musicianship tests that are part of Music Medals. Includes practice tests for all four Options: Call & Response, Make a Tune, Question & Answer, and Sight-Reading, with helpful descriptions of the tests and their objectives. Also contains examples of the downloaded pages used in the assessment.
Prices from: £10.25
Romance for Viola and Piano
This soulful piece was discovered among the composer's manuscripts upon his death in 1958 and published posthumously in 1962. The viola part is edited by Bernard Shore and the piano part by Eric Gritton.
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Seven Miniatures
Three new compositions by Stephen Dodgson have been added to four of his pieces previously set for ABRSM examinations to make an attractive suite. With the exception of Nos. 5 and 6, all the pieces can be played in first position, though there are opportunities for higher position-work.
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Shorter Pieces for viola and piano
A collection of six pieces for the viola - the instrument which made Rebecca Clarke a well-known name. The pieces aren't too difficult (most being suitable for around Grades 6-7) and several would make fine recital pieces.
Prices from: £26.25
Solo Time for Viola Book 1
Featuring tailored arrangements and original pieces by the authors of the award-winning Fiddle Time series, Solo Time for Viola is a series of graded pieces ranging from intermediate to more advanced levels. The books provide concert repertoire in a variety of styles and introduces a range of techniques to the developing performer.
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String Time Joggers
The viola part is suitable for pupils at the level of Viola Time Joggers. A CD containing full performances and backings is included.
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Strings in Step Viola Book 1 (Book and CD)
Book 1 (available for violin, viola, and cello) includes a CD featuring performances of all the pieces and exercises with piano accompaniments and some additional backing.
Prices from: £12.25
Suite for viola and orchestra (pianoforte)
The work is divided into three self-contained groups of two to three pieces each, and reflects the composer's pleasure in writing an English style of music by evoking, in this case, the forms of song and dance popular in the England of his youth.
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Tango
An idiomatic transcription of the well-known Albeniz Tango, for violin or viola and piano
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Thirty Studies of Moderate Difficulty
This book of progressive studies has been transcribed for viola by Margaret Banwell from the violin originals. It offers material of gradually increasing difficulty and musical complexity in the first, second, third, fourth and fifth positions.
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Three Pieces for Viola and Piano
These three terrific short pieces are substantial enough for concert and recital use and make superb encores. Composed by one of today's finest viola players, the Three Pieces have an unabashed romantic tunefulness and old-fashioned flash that will make them favourites of performers and students. Although not for the beginner, this collection will be accessible to many viola players.
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Time Pieces for Viola, Volume 1
Well-crafted arrangements of music from the 13th century to the present day presented in chronological order. Pieces show the year in which they were written to give a sense of the different styles of music through time.
Prices from: £8.75
Time Pieces for Viola, Volume 2
Well-crafted arrangements of music from the 13th century to the present day presented in chronological order. Pieces show the year in which they were written to give a sense of the different styles of music through time.
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Viola Scales and Arpeggios, ABRSM Grades 1-5
This new edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grades 1-5 Viola exams. Contains all scales and arpeggios for the revised syllabus from 2012, with bowing patterns and suggested fingering, and a helpful introduction including advice on preparing for the exam.
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Viola Scales and Arpeggios, ABRSM Grades 6-8
This new edition contains all the scales and arpeggios required for ABRSM's Grades 6-8 Viola exams. Contains all scales and arpeggios for the revised syllabus from 2012, with bowing patterns and suggested fingering, and a helpful introduction including advice on preparing for the exam.
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Viola Specimen Sight-Reading Tests, ABRSM Grades 1-5
This volume contains valuable practice material for candidates preparing for ABRSM Viola exams, Grades 1-5. Includes many specimen tests for the revised sight-reading requirements from 2012, written in attractive and approachable styles and representative of the technical level expected in the exam.
Prices from: £6.75
Viola Specimen Sight-Reading Tests, ABRSM Grades 6-8
This volume contains valuable practice material for candidates preparing for ABRSM Viola exams, Grades 6-8. Includes many specimen tests for the revised sight-reading requirements from 2012, written in attractive and approachable styles and representative of the technical level expected in the exam.
Prices from: £7.25
Viola Time Christmas + CD
Dip into this stockingful of easy Christmas music for viola! With words to sing along, chords for guitar or keyboard, and a fantastic play-along CD, Viola Time Christmas is the perfect gift for any young viola player.
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Viola Time Joggers Piano Accompaniment Book
This book contains the piano accompaniments for Viola Time Joggers. Characterful and easy to play, these piano parts provide stylish accompaniments to all of the pieces in the pupil book. Essential for teachers and musical parents, these books will help motivate all young violists as they learn to play.
Prices from: £7.95
Viola Time Joggers Viola Accompaniment Book
An addition to the Viola Time series for young viola players, this book provides viola accompaniments to all of the pieces in Viola Time Joggers. The duet part is suitable for a teacher or more advanced student, and this new duet book will enhance lessons by providing an alternative accompaniment option for these popular pieces.
Prices from: £6.95
Viola Time Runners Piano Accompaniment Book
This book contains the piano accompaniments for Viola Time Runners. Characterful and easy to play, these piano parts provide stylish accompaniments to all of the pieces in the pupil book. Essential for teachers and musical parents, these books will help motivate all young violists as they learn to play.
Prices from: £7.95
Viola Time Runners Viola Accompaniment Book
An addition to the Viola Time series for young viola players, this book provides viola accompaniments to all of the pieces in Viola Time Runners. The duet part is suitable for a teacher or more advanced student, and this new duet book will enhance lessons by providing an alternative accompaniment option for these popular pieces.
Prices from: £6.95
Viola Time Scales
Viola Time Scales is brimming over with creative ideas to make learning scales and arpeggios easy, covering the finger patterns used in Viola Time Joggers and Runners, and including all the scales and arpeggios for ABRSM Grades 1 and 2.
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Viola Time Sprinters + CD
Viola Time Sprinters is the third book in this hugely successful series. The book includes original pieces in different styles, pieces by a range of composers, and duets with parts of equal difficulty, together with a CD of performances and backings. Straightforward piano accompaniments are available in a separate volume.
Prices from: £9.50
Viola Time Sprinters Piano Accompaniment Book
This book contains the piano accompaniments for Viola Time Sprinters. Characterful and easy to play, these piano parts provide stylish accompaniments to all of the pieces in the pupil book. Essential for teachers and musical parents, these books will help motivate all young violists as they learn to play.
Prices from: £7.95
Viola Time Sprinters Viola Accompaniment Book
An addition to the Viola Time series for young viola players, this book provides viola accompaniments to all of the pieces in Viola Time Sprinters. The duet part is suitable for a teacher or more advanced student, and this new duet book will enhance lessons by providing an alternative accompaniment option for these popular pieces.
Prices from: £6.95
Viola Time Starters + CD
Viola Time Starters is a great beginner book for the budding viola player. Carefully paced to suit young learners, it supports players through the important early stages, step by step-from how to hold your instrument and bow, through basic notation, to exciting pieces in a range of styles. With plenty of entertaining illustrations and a CD to play along to, with Viola Time it really is fun to play!
Prices from: £9.50
Viola Time stickers
These witty, instrument-specific stickers in packs of 6 sheets are great fun and a useful tool for teachers.
Prices from: £3.40
Viola Time Student Pack
The Viola Time Student Pack is a great starter bundle for all young viola players. Each pack provides a book of lively tunes and well-known pieces, everything you need to make learning scales and arpeggios fun, a notebook with alternate plain and manuscript pages for lesson notes, and a pack of entertaining cartoon stickers.
Prices from: £20.75

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