Violin and Viola Doubler solo Repertoire
I am looking for pieces that involve a single player having to play multiple instruments (like the violin AND the viola) in the same piece. My guess is there are little to none currently written, but if you know of any, could you let me know?
Thank you in advance!
Here I'm envisioning one of those guitars with two necks.
It's not vln/vla, but my teacher mentioned *her* viola mentor/coach in college so I looked him up. (Dang, what was his name? He edited what my son had to play for Texas regional orchestra auditions ...)
I once read about a modern violin/viola concerto that requires the soloist to switch between violin and viola. I forget the name of the composer, and I imagine that the sheet music is not readily available. So what I'm sayi
Tim - that sounds like a piece by Garth Knox. I think it's om YouTube with himself playing
I'm not aware of anything for Violin and Viola, but Roland Kirk did some pretty incredible things with multiple saxophones simultaneously!
I gotcha buddy.
Here's the link to the Garth Knox piece Two violas one player:
Thank you all for replying! :)
The hilarious concerto for viola, electric violin...and tango dancing for Maxim Vengerov.
This piece requires piano, bass and drums, but Claude Bolling's Suite for Violin & Jazz piano trio uses viola instead of violin for one movement.
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