New Bärenreiter Titles – May 2015

Jewish Prayer. Arrangements for Viola and Organ
Edited by Bella Kalinowska & Semjon Kalinowsky
BA 11216 £ 16.50
Score with 2 parts (viola, cello)

Jewish Prayer comprises works of the Jewish late Romantic tradition including one of the repertoire classics for strings Kol Nidrei by Max Bruch. This edition also contains other popular performance Sarabande Op.8 by Joseph Sulzer and Prière by Fernand Halphen.

Concert Pieces for Viola and Piano
Edited by Kurt Sassmannshaus
BA 9697 £ 16.50
Viola part & enclosed piano accompaniment

To complement the Sassmannshaus Early Start on the Viola method, Bärenreiter offer a selection of recital pieces tailored to this educational concept. This edition presents 14 pieces covering a wide stylistic spectrum, giving viola players a rich body of appealing concert pieces to choose from. The works are arranged in increasing order of difficulty, the cornerstones being two works by Georg Eduard Goltermann; his technically simple Andante religioso and his demanding Adagio and Tarantella. Works by Kalliwoda, Fauré, Grieg, Dvorák, amongst others, are included.



New publication from Boydell and Brewer Ltd: 17 April 2014.

The LaSalle Quartet: Conversations with Walter Levin

by Robert Spruytenburg, translated by Richard Howe.

From the result of extensive interviews with Walter Levin, founder and leader of the Quartet, this book is in equal measure autobiography, history of the Quartet and its membership over the years, reminiscences of the contemporary composers who figured so prominently in its career, and penetrating commentary on the LaSalle’s wide-ranging repertory, all artfully woven into a uniquely valuable, informative, and entertaining document of musical life in the twentieth century.


Robin Ireland: Concert Études for Viola

Appropriate for viola students from Grade 8 upwards.

Copies are available at £9.95 from Spartan Press. 

Read  reviews following the  January 2014 launch event here


For more information see Robin Ireland’s website




Bärenreiter | Viola Music

Bärenreiter | Viola Music

Bärenreiter’s Concert Pieces

Bärenreiter’s Concert Pieces


Corda Music Publications, 183 Beech Road, St Albans, Herts AL3 5AN, UK
Tel (+44) 01727 852 752 –

A CENTENARY TRIBUTE – three pieces for viola and piano from the manuscript collections of Harry Danks (1912-2001) compiled and edited by John White. (now available)

Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd. Aldwych House, 79-91 Aldwych, London WC2B
4HN, UK Tel (+44) 0207 054 7200

VIOLIN SONATA NO.2 IN A MINOR (1917) by John Ireland arranged for viola by Lionel Tertis, edited by John White (available June 2012)

William Alwyn Foundation, APK Music Promotions Ltd, 30 Florida Avenue,Hartford,Huntingdon, Cambs PE29 1PY, UK
Tel (+44) 01480 456 931

SELECTED WORKS FOR VIOLA AND PIANO by William Alwyn compiled and edited by John White (available June 2012)

Josef Weinberger Ltd, 12-14 Mortimer Street, London W1T 3JJ, UK
Tel (+44) 0207 580 2827 –

POEM by York Bowen for solo viola, harp and organ edited by John White
(in preparation)

A SECOND LIONEL TERTIS ALBUM. Concert pieces for viola and piano compiled
and edited by John White (in preparation)

Boydell Press, PO Box 9, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3DF, UK
Tel (+44) 01394 610600 –
Boydell & Brewer Inc. 668 Mt Hope Avenue, Rochester NY 14620, USA

LIONEL TERTIS: The First Great Virtuoso of the Viola
(paperback edition available November 2012)

Christopher Saunders, Kingston House, High St, Newnham on Severn, Glos. GL14 1BB
Tel (+44) 01594 516030

THOSE WERE THE DAYS – A Yorkshire Boy’s Scrapbook of Cricket Heroes
by John White