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Multiple Viola/Ensemble Music/Concertos

This page includes select scores for multiple violas, for chamber ensembles, and for viola and orchestra of interest to violists, which are made freely available for the benefit of our members. For compositions after 1922, please note that the copyright remains with the composer or the composer’s estate. Members may download, print, and copy the following pieces for the purposes of study, dissemination, and performance.

MULTIPLE VIOLAS
Bach, J. S.   Sinfonia from Cantata no. 18
Crosmer, Jonathan    Prelude and Fugue in E-flat for Five Violas
Corner, Elliot     Wexford Carol arranged for Viola Quartet
Durst, Matthias   Adagio for Four Violas
Feazelle, Andrew     A View of Highgate from Hampstead Heath for Four Violas       Audio demo
Groh, Johann      Five Intradas: from Neue liebliche und zierliche Intraden, 1603
Lowry, Christopher    Romanza, for four violas, op. 15      Romanza audio recording
Marines’ Hymn, arranged for three violas
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix    Canon for Two Violas
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix    Adagio from Sinfonia VIII arranged for Viola Quartet
Ream, Michael     Consecration of the Condo
Ream, Michael     Violists on Vacation
Slapin, Scott    Capricious, for three violas (sheet music)       Capricious (audio recording)
Slapin, Scott    Postlude (sheet music)      Postlude (audio recording)
Slapin, Scott    Suite for Viola Solo and Viola Orchestra (sheet music)      Suite (duo version audio recording)
Traditional     A La Nanita Nana arranged for Four Violas
Weinzierl, Max von     Nachtstück
Wreede, Katrina   In Praise of August Sundogs
Wreede, Katrina    Violas on a Roll

CHAMBER ENSEMBLES
Bach, J. S.     Chorale: Ich, dein betrübtes Kind for Soprano, Viola, and Continuo
Bach, J. S.     Ergieße dich reichlich, du göttliche Quelle for Tenor, Viola, and Continuo
Bach, J. S.     Sinfonia from Cantata no. 18
Busler-Blais, Lydia     Boreal Quartet for Horn, Viola, Cello, and Piano
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix     Adagio from Sinfonia VIII for Three Violas and Bassi
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix     Piano Trio, op. 66; cello part arranged for viola by Lee Lane
Porter, Quincy     Little Trio for Flute, Violin, and Viola
Zaslav, Bernard     Cadenza for Beethoven’s Eyeglass Duet

VIOLA AND ORCHESTRA
Anonymous     Concerto per Violetta Prencipale:

Forsyth, Cecil     The Dark Road: For Viola Solo and String Orchestra
Mozart, W. A.     Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364, Principal Viola Part, Scordatura Edition
Mozart, W. A.     Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364, Principal Viola Part, Extended Scordatura Edition
Telemann, G. P.     Concerto for Two Violettas, TWV 52:G3 (for 8.5 x 11-sized paper)
Telemann, G. P.     Concerto for Two Violettas, TWV 52:G3 (for A4-sized paper)