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Concerto For Viola and Orchestra

By William Walton

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Solo viola and piano accompaniment - Level D (difficult)
Composed by William Walton (1902-1983). Edited by Christopher Wellington. 20th Century. Set of performance parts. Introductory text. 59 pages. Duration 23'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193681316).

Item Number: OU.9780193681316
ISBN 9780193681316. With introductory text. 20th Century. 9x12 inches.

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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  • 1

    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • March 16, 2014 Why not to get this edition

    This edition has so many bad bowings. This is not what Walton wanted. He edited the piece in 1960 and did not touch it after. Why this edition was republished makes no sense. I've played it for some of the best violists alive today and ALL of them play...

    from the older edition (1960) and the strongly suggested to stay away from this edition. Don't but it!

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    Location:
    Palermo, Italy
    Difficulty Level:
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  • August 07, 2011 A Viola Masterpiece

    One of the most beautiful/difficult piece for Viola and a typical concerto for orchestral audition. This edition is quite different from the usual one because is an "Urtext" kind of it, taking the Viola part from one of the earliest versions, probably the most approved by Walton himself. The...

    difference is subtitle but includes bowings, articulations, tempo marks. The writing it's clear and very readable.

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  • July 06, 2008 Absurdly beautiful

    This concerto is lovely... But very difficult... And the edition was excelent. My acompanist said that the orchestra transcription to piano was very good. I just wish the price tag was a little friendlier.

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  • 5

    Location:
    Honolulu, HI
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • June 24, 2007 Professional/grad. school audition concerto

    Difficult concerto, suitable for a professional audition or grad school audition. Highly recommended edition.

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    Fresno, CA
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  • June 29, 2004 Superb Viola Concerto

    Excellent piano reduction of the accompaniment. Well edited viola part. Very difficult concerto to play but rewarding for the work. Has a decided romantic character to it in spite of the chromatic nature of the writing.

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