Suites (Sonatas) - Arranged For Solo Viola
Viola (unaccompanied) - Difficulty: medium
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Simon Rowland-jones. Baroque. Viola solo book. With introductory text, performance notes and critical commentary. BWV 1007-1012. 88 pages. Edition Peters #EP7489. Published by Edition Peters (PE.P07489).
Item Number: PE.P07489
The edition I am using is the Simon Rowland-Jones version printed by Peters Editions. I feel this is by far the best version to date--it's clean, clear, and has some useful notes in the front.--Helen Callus (Strings, July 2010, "There's Always Room for Cello, Even on a Violist's Music Stand")
arranged for viola solo.
- Suite #1 G Major
- Suite #2 D Minor
- Suite #3 C Major
- Suite #4 Eb Major
- Suite #5 Original scordatura tuning, C Minor
- Suite #6 Original tuning (for 5-string cello), D Major