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Joseph Ryelandt, Sonata, op. 73 (1919)
The Path From Idea to Finished Publication

The project's spark started in Flaine. Just as in previous years, I taught masterclasses and performed with the artistic director and pianist Bertrand Giraud.
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Viola Fest
Nobuko Imai turned 80 on March 18

The Voice of Viola. The miracle happened in Tanglewood, near Boston. After her final exams, Nobuko moved to the USA to study with David Schwartz at Yale for one year and afterward at Juilliard, where Walter Trampler was her teacher.
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Ad perpetuam JSB Memoria
Sacred music for viola & organ

To produce a CD of music of an essentially spiritual nature for the highly original form of the viola and organ duo, the eminent French organist Loïc Mallié and the excellent violist Karsten Dobers had been thinking about it for a long time.
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Roger Benedict - Balancing the Scales
Why I created a new viola scale method

When I told friends and colleagues that I was publishing a new scale method for viola, I was greeted with a few raised eyebrows. «What’s wrong with Flesch or Galamian?» some said.
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Dr. Konrad Ewald
Keeper of a Viola Treasure

The literature described in his epochal viola guide «Music for Viola» has all been played, described on index cards and archived by Konrad Ewald himself. Most of it is, or was, in his possession and is neatly arranged and filed.
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The rich repertoire of Viola from Aaltonen to Zytowitsch.

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(FR, *1955)

Harold en

for Viola Ensemble

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Mario Korunic
( HRV, *1964)

Magic Carpet

for Solo Viola and
String Orchestra

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New editions

Erwin Jacobs

Musical Meadow of Flowers
10 Duets for 2 Violas

The individual pieces are manageably short, yet of varying character. They do not require any special playing skills.

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Timothy Baxter

Studies for Viola
Grades 1-8

Short and easy pieces for viola.
Series: Educational

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