Jeppe Moulijn: “SECRET SOCIETY”, for 4 Solo violas and Viola Ensemble:
This piece was commissioned by the Dutch Viola Society, and the first movement was premiered at the International Viola Congress in Porto, November 2014 (the video of the premiere performance can now be seen on our YouTube channel!). The Dutch premiere was at the Amsterdam Viola Festival in February 2015.
Two additional movements are planned for a TBA future date.
You will soon be able to order the sheet music (score + parts, PDF) for this piece via the DVS. The conditions will be published here soon.
Christoph Blum: “FRAYED RIBBON”, for 2, 3 or 4 violas
Composed and performed as DVS contribution to the International Viola Congress in Cremona, October 7th, 2016. Free Download: Blum_Frayed_Ribbon.pdf.
Premiered by students from Codarts and the Royal Conservatoire: Kardelen Buruk, Oksana Mukosii, Raquel Sanchez Gonzalez, Ursula Skaug.
Boelo de Smit: “CORP”, for 2 violas
Composed and performed as DVS contribution to the International Viola Congress in Cremona, October 7th, 2016. Free Download: Corp. – Boelo de Smit.pdf
Premiered by viola duo “Everything is O.K.” (Kardelen Buruk, Oksana Mukosii)
DVS Popular Viola Ensemble Transcriptions:
The following pieces were transcribed by DVS affiliated volunteers. They are offered as free downloads, “use at own risk” :-).
Schubert: The Bee, op.13 no.9 – or “Fight of the Bumblebees” for 4-part viola swarm,
arr. by Ruben Sanderse for the Battle of the Bees at the 2nd National Viola Congress.
The Score can be found here. The Viola 1 and Viola 2 are for technically advanced players,
while the Viola A and Viola B parts are less demanding, suitable for less advanced players.
J.S. Bach: Ricercare a 6, from Musikalisches Opfer, BWV 1079, arr. for 6 violas
DVS CATALOGUS VAN MUZIEK VOOR ALTVIOOLENSEMBLE /
DVS CATALOG OF MUSIC FOR VIOLA ENSEMBLE
Rev.12, 05/09/2017 (689 items, 9 new) “Wellington” edition
[NL] Onder deze download-link vindt u een lijst met werken voor ensembles van 2 tot 10 (of meer) altviolen (zonder andere instrumenten erbij). Dit betreft grotendeels oorspronkelijke composities, maar ook een aantal bewerkingen. Graag ontvangen wij (via e-mail) uw suggesties voor nieuwe toevoegingen – de lijst wordt regelmatig bijgewerkt!
[EN] This is a compilation of known original works for viola ensembles (2 to 10+ players, violas only!), as well as popular transcriptions. Feel free to submit tips for new entries to the list (via e-mail) – the catalogue is updated regularly!
Rev.11, 28/03/2016 (680 items, 27 new)
Rev.10, 27/09/2015 (653 items, 17 new)
Rev.9, 12/03/2015 (636 items, 35 new)
Rev.8, 06/10/2014 (601 items, 59 new)
Rev.7, 04/01/2014 (542 items, 39 new)
Rev.6, 13/09/2013 (503 items, 33 new)
Rev.5, 11/03/2013 (470 items, 9 new)