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Sacred music for viola & organ

To produce a CD of music of an essentially spiritual nature for the highly original form of the viola and organ duo, the eminent French organist Loïc Mallié and the excellent violist Karsten Dobers had been thinking about it for a long time.
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The Pandemic as a Musical Opportunity
 
Violist Spearheads Project with Mini Concerts for the Sick and Lonely

The musicians of the cassiopeia association aren’t exactly known to complain and remain passive during hard times – on the contrary: They visit and comfort the sick with heartwarming tones.
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Roger Benedict - Balancing the Scales
 
Why I created a new viola scale method

When I told friends and colleagues that I was publishing a new scale method for viola, I was greeted with a few raised eyebrows. «What’s wrong with Flesch or Galamian?» some said.
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Theme by Marion Leleu - Part 1
 
Shifting Attention during Practice

Leleu describes the first pillar of practice as the continuous listening to one’s own performance without judgement.
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Ernest Hiltenbrand, composer
 
Double Talent in Classical Tradition

Ernest Hiltenbrand started, thanks to an arts-inspired household, to draw and paint with watercolors and at the same time play music at an early age. Following his music studies, he received his orchestral placement at the symphonic orchestra of Quito, in South American Ecuador.
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Dr. Konrad Ewald
 
Keeper of a Viola Treasure

The literature described in his epochal viola guide «Music for Viola» has all been played, described on index cards and archived by Konrad Ewald himself. Most of it is, or was, in his possession and is neatly arranged and filed.
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The rich repertoire of Viola from Aaltonen to Zytowitsch.

A new edition of sheet music with 27 Christmas carols for violin and viola with difficulty level 1 - 3 (ABRSM) can be found here.

 

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New editions

 
Mozart, Wolfgang
Amadeus (1756–1791)

Sonata Nr. 8, KV 310
in a-moll

arranged for Violin,
Viola und Violoncello

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with preview
Mayr, Eric  (1962)

1. Sonatina
for Viola and Piano

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