• Bach, J. S.: Cello Suite No 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
    Bach, J. S.: Cello Suite No 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008
    Bach, J. S.: Cello Suite No 3 in C Major, BWV 1009
    Bach, J. S.: Cello Suite No 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011, mvts 1,3,4,& 6
    Bach, J. S.: Cello Suite No 6 in D Major, BWV 1012, mvts 1 & 2
    (All Bach Cello Suites transcribed for Viola by Simon Rowland-Jones)
    Bach – Kodaly: Fantasia Cromatica
    Bennett, Richard Rodney: Rondel for viola solo Edited by Veronica Jacobs (1996)
    Berkeley, Michael: Odd Man Out (1994)
    Berkeley, Michael: Variations on Greek Folk-Songs for Viola (1982)
    Biber, Heinrich von: Passacaglia in C Minor for Viola, arranged by Lebermann
    Blake. Howard: Prelude from Benedictus for Solo Viola (1989)
    Britten, Benjamin: Elegy for solo viola (1930)
    Pigovat, Boris: Nigun for solo viola (2007)
    Grainger, Percy: Arrival Platform Humlet (1908)
    Holst, Imogen: Suite for Viola (1933)
    Hovhaness, Alan: Chahagir for viola solo, op. 56A.(1944)
    Jacob, Gordon: Variations for Solo Viola (1975)
    Ligeti, György: Hora Lunga from Sonata for solo viola (1994)
    Musgrave, Thea: In the Still of the Night (1997)
    Patterson, Paul: Tides of Mananan for solo viola, Op. 64 (1987)
    Porter, Quincy: Suite For Viola Alone (1930)
    Read Thomas, Augusta: Incantation (1995)
    Reger, Max: Suite No 3 in E Minor for solo viola Op. 131d
    Rózsa, Miklós: Introduction and Allegro for viola solo Op 44 (1987)
    Stanhope, Paul: Dawn Lament (1993)
    Stravinsky, Ivor: Elegie for solo viola (1944)
    Tabakova, Dobrinka: Pirin (2000)
    Tann, Hilary: The Cresset Stone (1995)
    Tiutiunnik, Katia: Al Hisar for Viola (2001)
    Tower, Joan: Wild Purple (1998)
    Vieuxtemps, Henri: Elegie pour Solo Viola, Op. 30
    Vieuxtemps, Henri: Capriccio ‘Hommage à Paganini’, Op. 55
    Webb, John: Here’s Rosemary, Sage and Thyme for solo viola (1994)

  • Albéniz, Isaac: Tango from España arranged for viola and piano by W. Forbes
    Bach, J.S.: Sonata No.1 in G major for Viola and Harpsichord, BWV1027
    Bach, J.S.: Sonata No.2 in D major for Viola and Harpsichord, BWV1028
    Bach, J.S.: Sonata No.3in G minor for Viola and Harpsichord, BWV1029
    Benjamin, Arthur: Jamaican Rumba (1938), arranged for viola and piano by William Primrose
    Berkowitz, Sol: Introduction and Scherzo: Blues and Dance (1974)
    Bliss, Arthur: Viola Sonata, Op. 91 (1933)
    Bloch, Ernest: Meditation and Processional for viola and piano (1951)
    Bridge, Frank: Two pieces (Pensiero and Allegro appassionato), H 82 (1908)
    Brahms, Johann: Hungarian Dances No. 1 and 3, arranged by Watson Forbes
    Bunch, Kenji: Suite for Viola and Piano (1998)
    Clarke, Rebecca: Sonata for Viola and Piano (1919)

    Clarke, Rebecca: Chinese Puzzle
    Clarke, Rebecca: Morpheus
    Clarke, Rebecca: Passacaglia on an Old English Tune
    Coletti, Paul: From My Heart from Three Pieces for Viola and Piano
    Dale, Benjamin: English Dance, transcribed for viola by York Bowen
    Debussy, Claude: La plus que lente transcribed by Alan Arnold
    Flackton, William: Sonata No.4 in C Minor Op.2 No.8, arranged for viola and piano by Walter Bergmann
    Glinka, Mikhail: Sonata in D minor for viola and piano
    Grainger, Percy: Sussex Mummers Christmas Carol (1905)
    Granados, Enrique: Danza espanola, No 6 Rondalla Aradonesa, transcribed by J. Amaz, Op.37
    Hawkins, John: Urizen (1983)
    Hindemith, Paul: Sonata for Viola and Piano Op. 11 No. 4 (1919)
    Hindemith, Paul: Meditation from ballet, Nobilissma visione (1938)
    Jacob, Gordon: Air and Dance (1957)
    Joachim, Joseph: Hebrew Melodies Op 9 for viola and piano (1855)
    Kats-Chernin, Elena: Three Interludes for viola and piano (2003)
    Kodaly, Zoltan: Adagio for Viola And Piano (1905)
Mendelssohn, Felix Bartholdy: Sonata for Viola & Piano in C minor
    Massenet, Jules: Meditation -Thais, transcribed by Alan Arnold
    Milhaud, Darius: Quatre Visages, for viola and piano, op.238 (1943)
    Persichetti, Vincent: Infanta Marina for Viola and Piano, Op. 83 (1960)
    Patterson, Paul: Elegiac Blues for viola and piano, Opus 97b (2005)
    Pütz, Eduard: Blues for Benny for viola and piano (1991)

    Richardson, Alan: Sussex Lullaby, for viola and piano (1938)
    Schubert, Franz: Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821
    Schumann, Robert: Adagio And Allegro, Op 70
    Schumann, Robert: Three Romances, Op 94
    Schumann, Robert: Märchenbilder Op. 113

    Shostakovich, Dmitri: Romance
    from The Gadfly Suite,Op. 97a (1955)
    Tabakova, Dobrinka: Whispered Lullaby (2007)
    Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Romance for viola and piano
    Vieuxtemps, Henri: Sonata in B Major for Viola and Piano, Op. 36
    Zaretsky, Inessa:  Fireoptic – Sonata for Viola & Piano (2001)
  • Bach, J. S.: Concerto in E flat major for Viola and String Orchestra
    Bax, Arnold: Phantasy for Viola and Orchestra (1920)
    Berlioz, Hector: Harold en Italie Symphony, Op. 16 (1834)
    Bloch, Ernest: Suite for Viola and Orchestra (1919)
    Bloch, Ernest: Suite Hebraique (1951)
    Britten, Benjamin: Lachrymae Reflections on a Song of Dowland for Solo Viola & String Orch. Op 48a (1976)
    Bruch, Max: Romanze for Viola and Orchestra Op 85 (1911)
    Enescu, Georges: Concertstück (Concert piece, 1906)
    Gordon Jacob: Viola Concerto No. 2 (1979)
    Hawkins, John: Urizen Viola & String Orch. (1983)
    Hoffmeister, Franz Anton: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in D major
    Holst, Gustav: Lyric Movement for Viola and Chamber Orchestra (1933)
    Hummel, Johann Nepomuk: Fantasie for Viola and Orchestra, Op.94 (1820)
    Martinu, Bohuslav: Rhapsody-Concerto for viola and Orchestra (1952)
    Mozart, W. A.: Concerto KV191 for Viola in G major, transposed and edited by Roger Bendedict
    Rubbra, Edmund: Viola Concerto in A minor Op 75 (1952)
    Stamitz, Carl: Concerto in D for Viola Op. 1 (1774)
    Telemann, Georg: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in G major, BA 3712
    Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Suite for Viola and Orchestra (1934)
    Weber, Carl Maria von: Andante e Rondo ungarese (1809)


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