Scores

Works for Multiple Violas

This page includes select scores for multiple violas, which are made freely available for the benefit of violists everywhere. For compositions after 1922, please note that the copyright remains with the composer or the composer’s estate. Visitors may download, print, and copy the following pieces for the purposes of study, dissemination, and performance.

AVS Members Collective Composition for Multiple Violas (composed at the 2016 AVS festival)
Bach, J. S. Sinfonia from Cantata no. 18
Biancardi, Michael Beautiful Dreamer for Viola Quartet
  Shenandoah for Viola Quartet
  Simple Gifts for Viola Quartet
  Strata for 9 Violas and Optional Percussion   Strata (audio recording)
Biber, H. I. F. Harmonia Artificiosa – Ariosa for Viola Quartet: Prelude (Arranged by R A Cohen)
Full suite available for purchase at the Absolute Zero Viola Quartet shop
Corelli, Arcangelo Christmas Concerto for Viola Quartet (Arranged by Katrina Wreede)
Corner, Elliot Wexford Carol arranged for Viola Quartet
Crosmer, Jonathan Fairy Tales for Four Violas
  Marble Fountain for Eight Violas
  Prelude and Fugue in E-flat for Five Violas
Durst, Matthias Adagio for Four Violas
Ehrlich, Don Sunrise and Dance of Sorrow and Joy for Solo Viola and Viola Quartet
Fauré, Gabriel. Pavane for Viola Quartet (Arranged by R A Cohen)
Feazelle, Andrew A View of Highgate from Hampstead Heath for Four Violas  
Audio demo
Glover, Julian Viola Rebellion for Four Violas
Groh, Johann Five Intradas: from Neue liebliche und zierliche Intraden, 1603
Handel, G. F. Hallelujah Chorus, from the Messiah, arranged for four violas by Eliana Haig

Haxby, Leon

Variations on a Theme by Edward Elgar for Five Violas
Variations (audio recording)
Kimber, Michael Dancing Dreams, from Dancing Viola! for Four Violas
  Violists on the March! for Four or More Violas
  *The complete Dancing Viola! and many other works by Michael Kimber may be found in our Scores for Members Only section
Lowry, Christopher Romanza, for four violas, op. 15  |  Romanza audio recording
Massenet, Jules Élégie for Viola Quartet (Arranged by R A Cohen)
  Fugue for Viola Quartet (Arranged by R A Cohen)
  Full suite available for purchase at the Absolute Zero Viola Quartet shop
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix Canon for Two Violas
  Adagio from Sinfonia VIII arranged for Viola Quartet
Offenbach, Jacques Marines’ Hymn, arranged for three violas
Osorio, Santiago E. Theme Envy for Four Violas or Four-Part Viola Ensemble   
Theme Envy
(audio recording)
Ream, Michael Consecration of the Condo
  Violists on Vacation
Sargent, David H. Interlude for Eight Violas
Interlude (audio recording)
Satie, Erik Jack in the Box Viola Quartet: Prelude (Arranged by R A Cohen)
  Full suite available for purchase at the Absolute Zero Viola Quartet shop
Slapin, Scott Capricious, for three violas (sheet music)       
Capricious (audio recording)
  Postlude (sheet music)      
Postlude
 (audio recording)
  Suite for Viola Solo and Viola Orchestra (sheet music)      
Suite
 (duo version audio recording)
Tchaikovsky, P. I. Arabian Dance from The Nutcracker for Viola Quartet (Arranged by Katrina Wreede)
  Overture from The Nutcracker for Viola Quartet (Arranged by Katrina Wreede)
  Trepak from The Nutcracker for Viola Quartet (Arranged by Katrina Wreede)
Telemann, G. P Concerto in G for Viola with Alto Clef Orchestra (arranged by Katrina Wreede)
Traditional A La Nanita Nana, arranged for four-part viola ensemble
Traditional Dona Nobis Pacem, arranged for three violas by Eliana Haig
Weinzierl, Max von Nachtstück
Woodward, G. R. Ding, Dong, Merrily on High, arranged for four violas by Eliana Haig
Wreede, Katrina Fantasy on Prelude to Bach’s First Cello Suite for Six Violas
  In Praise of August Sundogs
  Violas on a Roll

 

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