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1042c JSBach Concerto for Viola in C Major SOLO VIOLA PART

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By J S Bach

Viola, String Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by J S Bach. Arranged by Brett L Allen. Baroque Period, Early Music, Repertoire, Recital. Solo Part. 12 pages. Published by (S0.839089).

Item Number: S0.839089

The Concerto for Viola in C Major is an arrangement of J S Bach's Concerto for Violin in E Major, BWV 1042. It is scored for an ensemble consisting of instruments commonly used to perform Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 6. (Lower Strings and Cembalo - no Violins). The Solo Viola part is to be used with both the Piano Reduction and full ensemble versions of the arrangement. For the complete listing of parts search: JSBach Concerto for Viola in C Major.

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  • August 20, 2020 Valuable addition to Solo Viola repertoire

    Violist and composer, Brett L Allen, here introduces the Concerto for Viola in C Major, an arrangement of J. S. Bach’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in E Major, BWV 1042. Allen’s arrangement is scored for Brandenburg 6 ensemble (Solo Viola, Tutti Violas 1 & 2, Cello, Bass and Cembalo...

    ). Or it may be performed with a Piano Reduction. It is a thoroughly edited, scholarly and performance-ready edition. An original cembalo realization and an original piano reduction are provided, both of which take into account the unique tambre of the viola. The introduction of this concerto adds significantly to Solo Viola repertoire from the Baroque period. It is therefore highly valuable in teaching Baroque style. The work makes an excellent stand-up concerto and is suitable for student recitals as well as professional orchestra performances. Duration: 15-20 mins. High note: C6. More information available at

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