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Viola Concerto In G - Viola/Piano (Set of performance parts). By Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767). Arranged by William Primrose. For Orchestra, Piano, Viola. String Solo. Baroque. Difficulty: medium. Set of performance parts (includes separate pull out viola part). Solo part and piano reduction. 20 pages. G. Schirmer #LB1973. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50481381).
ISBN 0793548721. With solo part and piano reduction. Baroque. 9x12 inches.
For viola and piano.
Location: from Brooklyn, NY
December 1, 2012
more Primrose than Telemann
Both slow movements include copious ornamentation. I don't object to this in theory, but the ornaments are all written out rather than indicated symbolically. (symbols are used in the piano score, but not the solo part) The result is a messy viola part that could easily intimidate a student. Fast...
6 of 14 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Brazil
February 29, 2012
This is a good and beautiful edition, with nice look, font, paper, etc. However, it should be made clear that Primrose not only edited the viola part but in fact "improved" it by adding a lot of embellishments to fit his virtuoso playing. Although they aren't exactly advanced level writing,...
14 of 28 people found this review helpful.
Location: from New York, NY
February 19, 2010
No good, get another edition
It's a great piece, but this edition is bad. The viola part has all of Primrose's markings spelled out and makes it look much more intimidating than the piece really is (I can't give this to my students!) The first movement is the worst in terms of excessive interpretation. the...
22 of 43 people found this review helpful.
December 8, 2008
Not the Primrose!
I was about to purchase this when I realized that it was the edition with Primrose's personal embellishments. They are awful, and moreover, most competitions disallow them. Some of the changes are rather major. Avoid this at all costs unless you have not desire to play in a contest or...
24 of 44 people found this review helpful.
Location: from TN