Works for Multiple Violas

This page includes select scores for multiple violas, which are made freely available for the benefit of violists everywhere. For compositions after 1922, please note that the copyright remains with the composer or the composer’s estate. Visitors may download, print, and copy the following pieces for the purposes of study, dissemination, and performance.

Arnold, MauriceA Canadian Boat Song for Four Violas
A Canadian Boat Song (audio recording)
AVS MembersCollective Composition for Multiple Violas (composed at the 2016 AVS festival)
Bach, J. S.Sinfonia from Cantata no. 18
Biancardi, MichaelBeautiful Dreamer for Viola Quartet
Shenandoah for Viola Quartet
Simple Gifts for Viola Quartet
Strata for 9 Violas and Optional Percussion   Strata (audio recording)
Biber, H. I. F.Harmonia Artificiosa – Ariosa for Viola Quartet: Prelude (Arranged by R A Cohen)
Full suite available for purchase at the Absolute Zero Viola Quartet shop
Busby, GeraldDoppelgaenger for Two Violas
Corelli, ArcangeloChristmas Concerto for Viola Quartet (Arranged by Katrina Wreede)
Corner, ElliotWexford Carol arranged for Viola Quartet
Crosmer, JonathanFairy Tales for Four Violas
Marble Fountain for Eight Violas
Prelude and Fugue in E-flat for Five Violas
Durst, MatthiasAdagio for Four Violas
Ehrlich, DonSunrise and Dance of Sorrow and Joy for Solo Viola and Viola Quartet
Fauré, Gabriel.Pavane for Viola Quartet (Arranged by R A Cohen)
Feazelle, AndrewA View of Highgate from Hampstead Heath for Four Violas
Audio demo
Glover, JulianViola Rebellion for Four Violas
Groh, JohannFive Intradas: from Neue liebliche und zierliche Intraden, 1603
Handel, G. F.Hallelujah Chorus, from the Messiah, arranged for four violas by Eliana Haig
Haxby, LeonVariations on a Theme by Edward Elgar for Five Violas
Variations (audio recording)
Kimber, MichaelDancing Dreams, from Dancing Viola! for Four Violas
Violists on the March! for Four or More Violas *The complete Dancing Viola! and many other works by Michael Kimber may be found in our Members Only Scores Section at the bottom of this page.
Knox, GarthWindmills! for Quartet
Windmills! Extra Parts for Ensemble
Lowry, ChristopherRomanza, for four violas, op. 15 | Romanza audio recording
Massenet, JulesÉlégie for Viola Quartet (Arranged by R A Cohen)
Fugue for Viola Quartet (Arranged by R A Cohen) Full suite available for purchase at the Absolute Zero Viola Quartet shop
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, FelixCanon for Two Violas
Adagio from Sinfonia VIII arranged for Viola Quartet
Offenbach, JacquesMarines’ Hymn, arranged for three violas
Osorio, Santiago ETheme Envy for Four Violas or Four-Part Viola Ensemble

Theme Envy
(audio recording)
Rabesa, LeanneTwelve Classic Christmas Tunes for Four-Part Viola Ensemble
Twelve Holiday Tunes from Around the World for Four-Part Viola Ensemble
Ream, MichaelConsecration of the Condo
Violists on Vacation
Reher, Sven HelgeChristmas Music for Two Violas
Sargent, David H.Interlude for Eight Violas
Interlude (audio recording)  
Satie, ErikJack in the Box Viola Quartet: Prelude (Arranged by R A Cohen)
Full suite available for purchase at the Absolute Zero Viola Quartet shop
Slapin, ScottCapricious, for three violas (sheet music)
Capricious (audio recording)
Postlude (sheet music)
Postlude (audio recording)
Suite for Viola Solo and Viola Orchestra (sheet music)
Suite (duo version audio recording)
Tchaikovsky, P. I.Arabian Dance from The Nutcracker for Viola Quartet (Arranged by Katrina Wreede)
Overture from The Nutcracker for Viola Quartet (Arranged by Katrina Wreede)
Trepak from The Nutcracker for Viola Quartet (Arranged by Katrina Wreede)
Telemann, G. PConcerto in G for Viola with Alto Clef Orchestra (arranged by Katrina Wreede)
TraditionalA La Nanita Nana, arranged for four-part viola ensemble
TraditionalDona Nobis Pacem, arranged for three violas by Eliana Haig
Weinzierl, Max vonNachtstück
Woodward, G. R.Ding, Dong, Merrily on High, arranged for four violas by Eliana Haig
Wreede, KatrinaFantasy on Prelude to Bach’s First Cello Suite for Six Violas
In Praise of August Sundogs
Violas on a Roll

Members Only Scores

This section includes 25 scores for multiple violas, which are made available for the benefit of our members. For compositions after 1922, please note that the copyright remains with the composer or the composer’s estate. Members may download, print, and copy the following pieces for the purposes of study, dissemination, and performance.

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