A comprehensive publication of graded duets that have been skillfully arranged. It is published for all stringed instruments, and is arranged so that it can be performed by any two of these string instruments, making this collection a valuable tool in the school classroom as well as in the private studio. Easy to Medium difficulty.
Title: Progressive Duets: Volume One, Edited by Larry Clark and Doris Gazda, Published by Carl Fischer
Rounds and Canons for Reading, Recreation and Performance (Viola)
A collection of 80 rounds and canons; two-part to six-part (mostly four-part); mixture of folk songs, classical pieces and original material chosen to develop reading skills, ensemble skills and tone production. May be performed by players of different skill levels (beginners repeat easiest part, more advanced players rotate the other parts.) Compatible with violin (B980) and cello (B982) editions.
Title: Rounds and Canons for Reading, Recreation and Performance (Viola), By Starr, William, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc., Item number: B981
by Michael H. Hoffheimer. Traditional Irish and American fiddle tunes arranged for the viola. The tunes are grouped into C, G, D, F, B-flat and E-flat major fingering. The music is printed on parallel staffs. The top is traditional viola notation in the alto clef while the bottom is the same music in violin notation allowing fiddlers who read the treble clef to play the viola by fingering it as if it were a fiddle. Intermediate in difficulty. 88 pages.
Title: Fiddling For Viola, Published by Mel Bay Publications, Item number: 97809
Music Plus! was written to provide the student with great music that is enjoyable, accessible, and sounds reasonably complete in two voices. It is playable in like instrument groupings, or with either or both of the other instrument voices. This collection is suitable for students with reading skills comparable to those completing the "Adventures in Music Reading" Book 3 by William Starr.
Title: Music Plus! An Incredible Collection, Edited by William Starr, Published by Summy-Birchard Inc.