November 16, 2006 at 1:06 PMI found Stamitz. The one I was looking for: it was indeed Concerto No. 4 in D by Anton, not Karl.
Shar had it, and I decided it was worth the $18. However, it's not an audition piece for me, that's for sure. It's got parts that would be high even on the violin. I really like how the music switches to treble clef in viola for the high parts, though. I always hated passages in violin music that were written 5 and 6 lines above the staff, because I just couldn't read them. I always had to count notes. I need a teacher for this one.
Now you just have to learn it well enough so that you can record it for the rest of us to enjoy. :)
It's a lot harder than the Telemann, and significantly harder than the Hoffmeister, too, I would say. But I still think it's something I could learn in this lifetime.
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