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EASY TO INTERMEDIATE VIOLA DUETS


These items were suggested by viola mailing list members.

Although not explicitly mentioned, where duets are available in versions playable with violin or cello, they are of course also playable with many other non-transposing treble or bass clef instruments.

There are a few multiple viola works at the end of each section.

Intermediate duets

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EASY Viola Duets
(UK Grades 1 to 3, ASTA Grades 1 to 2)


Applebaum. Beautiful Music for Two String Instruments. Books One and Two
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Belwin Mills

Applebaum. Chamber Music for Two String Instruments. Books One and Two
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Belwin Mills

Applebaum. Duets for Strings. Books One and Two
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Belwin Mills

Duncan. Christmas Solos for beginning viola
Mel Bay

Herfurth. A Tune a Day. Books 1 and 2
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Chappell / Boston

Adolph Hoffman. Tanzbuchlein
Schott

Sheila Nelson. Tetratunes
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Boosey and Hawkes

Sheila Nelson. Stringsongs
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Boosey and Hawkes

Sheila Nelson. Technitunes
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Boosey and Hawkes

O'Reilly. Strictly Classics, Books 1 and 2.
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Highland / Etling

William Starr. Rounds for Reading, Recreation and Performance
Summy-Birchard

Suzuki. Ensembles for Viola, Volumes 1 and 2
(include some viola trios, and duets and trios with violin)
Summy-Birchard / Warner

Peter Wastall. Session Time
(also playable with violin, cello or bass, some items playable with woodwind and brass)
Boosey and Hawkes


Viola trio :

Bach. from the Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook
Minuet in G
Musette
Medici

see also Suzuki ensembles

Viola quintet :

B. Fraser. Fun for Five in Five (in 5/4 time)
Music Services


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INTERMEDIATE Viola Duets
(UK Grades 4 to 6, ASTA Grades 3 to 4)


Applebaum. Beautiful Music for Two String Instruments. Books Three and Four
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Belwin Mills

Applebaum. Chamber Music for Two String Instruments. Book Three
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Belwin Mills

Applebaum. Duets for Strings. Book Three
(also playable with violin, cello or bass)
Belwin Mills

W.F. Bach. Drei Duette
Breitkopf/ International

Bartok. Duets for Two Violas, Vols. One and Two
(a few items in Vol.1 playable with violin)
Boosey and Hawkes/ Universal

Luigi Cherubini. Two Fugues
Augener

Michel Corette. Sonata in C
Schott

Domenico Gabrielli. Canone a due violoncelli, arr. 2 vlas
(also playable with cello)
SJ Music

Felice de Giardini. Duetto in D, ed. Schultz and Hauser
Schott

Orlando Gibbons. Two Fantasias.
Rarities

F.J. Haydn. Duett fuer 2 Violen, Hob. XII : 4
Wollenweber

Gordon Jacob. Sonatina
Oxford

Kalliwoda. 3 Duets for 2 Violas, Op 178, arr. Matz
Peters

Lynne Latham. Fifteen Viola Duets : Bach, Handel, Telemann
Latham Music Enterprises

Elizabeth Maconchy. Three Easy Duets
Faber

Mazas. Three Duets, Op 71
International

Mozart. Twelve Duets, arr. Arnold and Lincer
Viola World Publications

Pietro Nardini. Sechs Duette (Six Duets)
Schott

Sheila Nelson. Keytunes, Violas I and II (separate books)
(also playable with violin or cello)
Boosey and Hawkes

Pleyel. Six duets, Op.8
International

Carl Schonebeck. Two Concert Duos, Op. 13
Schott

Carl Stamitz. Six Duets, vols.1 and 2
Schott


Viola trio :

Marshall Fine (arr.) Five mediaeval Motets.
Latham Music Enterprises


Viola Quartet :

Scott Joplin. Country Club Rag, arr. Kimber
Castle Enterprises

David M. Levenson (arr.) Quatrabratsche Volumes I and II
Latham Music Enterprises


Viola Quintet :

Faure. Pie Jesu, arr. Rush
Castle Enterprises

B. Fraser. Bagatelle
Music Services



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