When Ligeti taught composition at the University of Stockholm in the 1960s, he met his famous Swedish fellow composer Hilding Rosenberg. Ligeti wrote this musical greeting on the occasion of Rosenberg's 90th birthday. The little piece is easy to play, composed idiomatically for the instruments. It shows that Ligeti, like Bach, Schumann and Bartok, was able to write easily playable and at the same time tonally convincing music in his personal style.
Category: String Duos Item: 065083 Grade: Price: $6.95 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
For violin & viola. Here is the viola version of one of Mozart's most memorable and unusual classics, a blend of symphony and concerto. The viola stands beautifully against the violin both in unison and in their dialogue, and now you have a chance to stand front-and-center with virtuoso Mario Hossen on the violin and Les Orpheistes Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Jenny. Includes slow-tempo practice accompaniments of the faster outer movements. -the publisher
Category: String Duos Item: 087614 Grade: Price: $29.98 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
21st Century. For violin & viola (or cello). In 2005 the composer added the movement Ciaccona (in memory of Pope John Paul II) to his Polish Requiem. This edition has been transcribed for string duo with parts for violin, viola, and cello.
Category: String Duos Item: 089247 Grade: Advanced Price: $16.95 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
The couple dancing tango finds its analogy in the two instruments, violin and viola. The dancers are moving on a fictitious stage - different constellations develop in this room, various relationships between the instruments come into being. The thirteenminute tangos trace these different constellations. They create miniature pictures of the situations, sketches, each of them with an approximate duration of one minute, grouped into two units of six minute tangos each and rounded off with the some...
A must for all duos! Why bother with hours of prima donna singers, obnoxious conductors, 100-piece orchestras, expensive sets and electronic super-titles, when you can pull it off with just one colleague in a little over ten minutes? Playable with flute,oboe, clarinet, violin or viola on Part 1 (includes substitute Bb part), and bassoon or cello on Part 2. Arranged by Peter Simpson.
Category: String Duos Item: 066397 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $19.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours