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The Boosey & Hawkes Viola Anthology

13 Pieces by 11 Composers

By Various

Viola, Piano Accompaniment
13 Pieces by 11 Composers. Composed by Various. Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. Softcover. 112 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051105335. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019639).

Item Number: HL.48019639

ISBN 1423438019. 9x12 inches.

13 pieces by 11 of Boosey & Hawkes most prominent composers. Includes works by Béla Bartok, Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland, Frederick Delius, Elena Kats-Chernin, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Dmitri Shostakovich and others.

  • RACHMANINOFF Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14 
  • BARTOK Viola Concerto, Op. posth., First Movement 
  • BENJAMIN Le tombeau de Ravel 
  • BRITTEN Lachrymae, Op. 48 
  • DELIUS Sonata No. 3, Third Movement 
  • KATS-CHERNIN Tranquil Interlude on an Open D String (unaccompanied) 
  • RAMSIER Road to Hamelin, Seventh Movement 
  • RAMSIER Road to Hamelin, Eighth Movement 
  • SCRIABIN/RAMSIER Six Early Scriabin Pieces 
  • SHOSTAKOVICH Viola Sonata, Op. 40, First Movement 
  • COPLAND Billy and His Sweetheart from °Billy the Kid° 
  • COPLAND Zion's Walls from °Old American Songs, Set 2° 
  • KOLB Cavatina from °Cavatina° (unaccompanied) 

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  • 5

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  • June 18, 2013 Great value viola collection

    The Boosey&Hawkes Viola Anthology has 13 pieces by 11 composers-with piano parts. Several are single movements meant to introduce you to the complete works (first movement of the new Bartok Viola Concerto, transcriptions of the Shostakovich Cello Sonata and Delius Violin Sonata No. 3). But, it has, complete...

    , Britten's Lachrymae, Benjamin's Le Tombeau de Ravel, and a fine transcription of Rachmaninoff's Vocalise. Those 3 pieces would cost $80.00. The Lachrymae alone, one of the great works for viola, costs $23.99. The B&H Viola Anthology is just $24.99, making this a great value.

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  • September 25, 2012 The Boosey and Hawkes Viola Anthology

    I needed a new source of viola solos, but the Rachmaninoff Vocalise was the only one that really appealed to me. Four out of the six Scriabin pieces were OK. The Elena Kats Interlude was OK, as were Barbara Kolb's Cavatina and Paul Ramsier's two pieces. Zion's...

    Walls by Copland could be used in church and was OK. I could do without the technically challenging modern pieces of Bartok, Benjamin and Britten. I definitely did not get my money's worth in this collection.

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