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Track 1: Prelude by Scott Slapin
Track 2: Sonata for Two Violas by Frank Proto
Track 3. Out Beyond Ideas by David Rimelis

Music for two violas:
(viola duos/viola duets)

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Alexander, John: biophilia-six little pieces for a brace of violas 
Angerer, Paul: Exercitium canonicum (Vier kanonische Stucke) 
Jorge Antunes: “Mascaruncho” 
Bach, J.S.: Two-Part Inventions for Two Violas 
Bach, W.F.: Three Duets for Two Violas 
Barbella, Emanuele: Six Viola Duets (Listen on Spotify)
Barlowe, Amy: Hebraique Elegie 
Bartok, Bela: 44 Viola Duets, Volume 1 
Bartok, Bela: 44 Viola Duets, Volume 2 
Beamish, Sally: “Prelude and Canon” 
Beethoven: Duo (transcr. by S. Engaño) 
Benjamin, George: Viola, Viola  (VIDEO) 
Bennett, Richard R.: Three Duets 
de Beriot, Charles: Six Spanish Airs-Duets for Two Violas 
Blasius, Mathieu Frederic: 33 Viola Duets 
Bortz, Daniel: Dialogo 2 
Bowen, York: 2 Duets for 2 Violas (VIDEO) 
Bridge, Frank: Lament for Two Violas  (VIDEO) 
Bridge, Frank: Caprice for Two Violas (ed. & compl. by Simon Rowland-Jones) (VIDEO)
Bruni, Antonio Bartolomeo: 3 Sonatas Op 27 for 2 Violas 
Bruni, Antonio Bartolomeo: 6 Duos Concertans 
Bunch, Kenji: Three American Folk Hymn Settings  (VIDEO) 
Busby, Gerald: Suite for Two Violas  (VIDEO) 
Cambini, Giuseppe: 12 Viola Duets, Books 1 & 2 
Cambini, Giuseppe: 6 Concertants Duos for Two Violas 
Chopin, Frederic: Fugue for Viola Duo (arr by S. Engaño) 
Clementi, Muzio: Sonatina Op 36 No. 1, for two violas 
Cobert, Bob: Three Moods for Two Violas (listen to recording) 
Cohen, Jeremy: Stylistic Duets for Two Violas 
Cohen, Mary: Dance Duets 
Coletti, Paul: Journey for Two Violas  (VIDEO) 
Coletti, Paul: Moonlight Journey for Two Violas  (VIDEO) 
Corrette, Michel: Two Sonatas and a Minuet 
Croft, William: Six Sonatas for viola duo (transcr. by S. Engaño) 
Daugherty, Michael: Viola Zombie  (VIDEO
DeLoach, Jonathan: 12 French Carols for 2 violas 
Devienne, Francois: 6 Duets, Op 74 for Two Violas 
DiPaolo, Nicole: Three Episodes for Viola Duologue  (VIDEO) 
Dowland, John: Elizabethan Melody for Two Violas (arr. Tertis) (VIDEO)
Druschinin, Fjodor: Duo (Sinfonia a due) (Listen on Spotify)
Elgar: Two Viola Duos (arr. by S. Engaño) 
Elizondo, Jose: "Danzas Latinoamericanas" 
Engaño, Sancho: The Gypsy Viola 
Fine, Elaine: Leap Frog 
Fine, Elaine: New Year’s Greeting 
Frank, Andrew: Caprice for Two Violas 
Fujikura, Dai: Dolphins for Two Violas 
Furst, Paul Walter: Togata op 45 
Gabrielli, Domenico: Canon (arranged for 2 violas) 
Gianopoulos, George N.: Op 23c Hatzlacha Rabbah!!! (for two violas)  (VIDEO) 
de Giardini, Felice: Duetto in D Major 
Gibbons, Orlando: Two Fantasias for Two Violas 
Girard, Anthony: “Nulle Part et Jamais: 4 Esquisses de Voyage, pour 2 altos” 
Giraud, Suzanne: Es Steht Das Nichts In Der Mandel (email composer) 
Gliere, Reinhold: Viola Duos, op. 49 - arr. (link to music below video
Gorecki, H.M.: Sonata, Op 10 (transcription for two violas)
Grill, Stanley: Sea and Sky 
Hailstork, Adolphus: “Little Diversions for Lord Byron's Court” 
Handel, G.F.: Chaconne for Two Violas (arr by S. Engaño) 
Handel, G.F.: Six Viola Duos (arr by S. Engaño) 
Handel-Halvorsen: Variations on a Passacaglia of Handel (arr. by L. Tertis) 
Handel-Halvorsen: Passacaglia (arr. A. Sourgounis, send email(VIDEO) 
Harrison, Sadie: “The Oldest Song in the World” 
Hawkins, John: “Gestures” 
Hawkins, John: "At Two" (Listen on Spotify)
Head, Shaun: In Paris with You (email composer to purchase) 
Hoffmeister, Franz Anton: 12 Duets for Two Violas, Volume 1 
Holler, Augustin: Avertiment for 2 Violas 
Huffnagle, Harry: Jazz Style Rhythm Duets for Two Violas 
Ikebe, Shin-ichiroBivalence III 
Isenberg, Rex: Doublet for Two Violas 
Jacob, Gordon: Sonatina (VIDEO)
Jameson, Fritha: Oblique 
Jansa, Leopold: 3 Duos for Two Violas 
Kalevi, Aho: “Lamento” for two violas 
Keay, Nigel: Double Jeu for Two Violas 
Khachaturian, Aram: Two Ladies Gossiping - arr. (link to music below video
Kimber, Michael: Acrobatic Violists 
Kimber, Michael: Two Viola Duets 
Kimber, Michael: Suite in Baroque Style 
Kimber, Michael: Duo Sonata in Classical Style 
Kimber, Michael: Eight Duets 
Kimber, Michael: For Nina (a waltz) 
Kimber, Michael: Four Canons for Two Violas 
Kimber, Michael: Dialog I Krakowiak for Two Violas 
Kimber, Michael: Vals con Variación 
Knox, Garth: Viola Spaces for Two, Vol. 2 
Krol, Bernhard: Nellinger Elegies 
Laburda, Jiri: Dialogues for Two Violas  (VIDEO) 
Lane, Richard: 4 Duos 
Lane, Richard: 8 Duos 
Lara, Ana: “Isocronismos” 
Larsen, Libby: In Such a Night  (VIDEO) 
Laurusas, Vytautas: Concento di corde (for two violas) 
Leclair, Jean-Marie: 6 Sonatas for Two Violas, Book 1 
Leclair, Jean-Marie: 6 Sonatas for Two Violas, Book 2 
Leitermeyer, Fritz: 6 Bicinien Op 47 
Lemaître, Dominique: Orange and Yellow, tribute to Morton Feldman for Two Violas 
Levinas, Michael: Lettres enlacées V 
Lipsky, Helmut: Voyage a deux (for Viola Duo) 
Locatelli, Pietro: Six Sonatas, Op 4 for Two Violas, Volume 1 
Locatelli, Pietro: Six Sonatas, Op 4 for Two Violas, Volume 2 
Lutoslawski, Witold: Bucolics (transcription for 2 violas) 
Lysight, Michel: Homage to Fibonacci 
Marbe, Myriam: Sonate 
Matthews, Rachel: Double Helix for two violas (VIDEO) 
Mawhinney, Malcolm: From Marama's Hold 
Mazas, Jacques: Three Duets for two violas 
Mendelssohn, Felix: Canon for Two Violas 
Mendoza, Elena: Contra-Diccion for two violas 
Meyer, Jessica: But Not Until (viola duo version) 
Morris, Valerie: Frolic 
Mozart, W.A.: 12 Easy Duets, K 487 
Mundry, Isabel: Vent contraire (two violas) 
Murail, Tristan: Ou tremblent les contours (2 violas) 
Nardini, Pietro: Six Duets for Two Violas 
Neher, Patrick: Canons and Dances for Two Violas (VIDEO) 
Neher, Patrick: Games for Two Violas (VIDEO) 
Nelhybel, Václav: Variations on a Slovak Folk Song 
Offenbach: Sonata for Viola Duo (transcr. by S. Engaño) 
de Oliveira, Jailton: “Confronto No. 1” and “Confronto No. 2” 
d'Ormesson, Olivier: Vor Sonnenaufgang (Partita pour deux altos) 
Osborne, Nigel: Transformations 1 
Parea, Signore: 30 Divertimenti di Minuette 
Paviour, Paul: Four Duologues 
Pesson, Gérard: Paraphernalia 
Pleyel, Ignace: Six Duets Op 8 for Two Violas 
Plum, Abram: Sonata for Two Violas 
Poser, Hans: 20 Canons 
Prot, Felix-Jean: 6 Duos for 2 violas 
Proto, Frank: Sonata for Two Violas (VIDEO) 
Przystaniak, Peter: That's Klezmer (12 Stucke
Rameau: Suite for viola duo (arr. by S. Engaño) 
Rimelis, David: A Day in Acadia (email composer for music)  (VIDEO) 
Rimelis, David: Cuban Delights (email composer for music)  (VIDEO) 
Rimelis, David: Three Poems by Rumi (email composer for music) (VIDEO) 
Rolla, Alessandro: 22 Viola Duets, Volumes 1-3 
Rolla, Alessandro: 10 Etude Duets for 2 violas 
Rolla, Alessandro: 6 "Torinese" viola duets 
Romberg, Andreas: Three Duets, Op 4 
Rossini: Duo Sonata (transcr. by S. Engaño) 
Roxburgh, Edwin: Duologue for David 
Rubbra, Edmund: Meditations on a Byzantine Hymn Viola Duet 
Scarlatti,Domenico: Three Viola Duos (arr. by R.A. Cohen) 
Schickele, Peter: Top o' the Millennium 
Schmitz, Manfred: Pop Rounds for two violas 
Schoenebeck, Carl Siegemund: 2 Duos Concertans, Op 13 
Slapin, Scott: Violacentrism: The Opera (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Overture to Violacentrism (included in Violacentrism: The Opera)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Three Arias (included in Violacentrism: The Opera)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: The Sounds of Hampshire County (included in Violacentrism: The Opera)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Violist Under the Roof (included in Violacentrism: The Opera)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Music History 101 (included in Violacentrism: The Opera)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Dialogues and Duels (included in Violacentrism: The Opera)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Prelude/Encore for Two Violas (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 2)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Yizkor (in memory of David Tasgal) (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 2)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Sonata in C for Two Violas (included in Sonata in C/Four Seasons of New England book)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Fanfare for an Old Library (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 1)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Happy Holidays (included in Twenty-Five Tunes for Twenty-Five Days of Christmas)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Nocturne  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: In Memoriam  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Intermezzo  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Serenade  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Suite for Two Violas  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Sonatina  (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 2)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Suspension (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 1)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Three Contrasts for Two Violas (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 1)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Ballade (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 2)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Fanfare for a New Library (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 1)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: The Four Seasons of New England (included in Sonata in C/Four Seasons of New England book) (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: Adagio (included in The Big Gig Book for Two Violas) (VIDEO, 4-viola version) 
Slapin, Scott: Anniversary Fanfare (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 3)  (VIDEO) 
Slapin, Scott: For the Love of Kreutzer (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 3)  (VIDEO, violin duo version) 
Slapin, Scott: Harold in Retirement (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 3)  (VIDEO, viola/bass version) 
Slapin, Scott: The Ila Rondo (included in Four Duos for Two Violas Book 3) 
Stamitz: Six Duets for Two Violas, Volume 1 
Stamitz: Six Duets for Two Violas, Volume 2 
Sterkel, Franz Xaver: 3 Duets for two violas 
Stumpff, Christian: 6 Duos for 2 violas 
Telemann, Georg Philipp: Six Canonic Sonatas for Two Violas 
Telemann, George Philipp: Five Sonatas for Viola Duo (arr by S. Engaño) 
Telemann, George Philipp: The Gulliver Suite for viola duo (transcr. by S. Engaño) 
Thomas, Augusta Read: “Mansueto Tribute, 'double helix'” 
Townsend, Douglas: Duo for Violas (1957)  (VIDEO) 
Traiger, Laurence: Viola Duos 
Vine, Carl: Miniature II 
Viotti, Giovanni Battiste: Duo pour Deux Altos 
Walter, George Anton: 3 Duos, Op. 3 for 2 violas 
Weiner, Stanley: Sonatina for 2 violas 
Werdin, Eberhard: 5 Bratschen-Duette 
Witt, Anne: Scottish Melodies for Two Violas 
Woolf, Luna Pearl: Violad 
Wreede, Katrina: Lil' Phrygian Rondo for Karen (2 violas) 
Wreede, Katrina: Duo for Sunday (2 violas) 
Yun, Isang: Contemplation for two violas  (VIDEO) 
Zhurbin, Lev: Romance Funebre for Two Violas (email composer for music) (VIDEO)

Educational duos:

Applebaum, Samuel: Beautiful Music for Two Violas, Volumes 1-4  
Bach: Cello Suites with viola accompaniment (arr/tr. by A. Arnone and P. Chao) 
Bennett, Richard Rodney: Three Duets for Two Violas (teacher/pupil) 
de Beriot, Charles: 12 Short Easy Progressive Duos, Op 87 for Two Violas 
Bruch: Romanze with viola accompaniment (arr. Molly Sharp) 
Dancla, Charles: 15 Studies Op 68 for 2 violas 
Gazda, Doris & Clark, Larry: My first progressive duets 
Gazda, Doris & Clark, Larry: Progressive Duets, Volume 2 
Goddard, Mark: Tricks and Games 
Hoffmeister: Viola Concerto in D Major with viola accompaniment (arr. Molly Sharp) 
Hummel: Fantasie with viola accompaniment (arr. Molly Sharp) 
Jougla, Rose-Marie: Duocordes (15 Easy Duos for violas) 
Kimber, Michael: Four Modal Tunes
Kimber, Michael: Six Little Pieces 
Marcello: Sonata in e minor with viola accompaniment (arr. Molly Sharp) 
Marcello: Sonata in G Major with viola accompaniment (arr. Molly Sharp) 
Reid, Duncan: Starting from Scratch (student/teacher duets) 
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata with viola accompaniment (arr. Molly Sharp) 
Slapin, Scott: 24 Progressive Etudes (in duet form) 
Slapin, Scott: 12 Divertimenti 
Stamitz: Viola Concerto in D Major with viola accompaniment (arr. Molly Sharp) 
Telemann: Viola Concerto in G Major with viola accompaniment (arr. Molly Sharp) 
Weber: Andante and Hungarian Rondo with viola accompaniment (arr. Molly Sharp) 
Wieniawski, Henryk: Etudes-Caprices, Op 18 
Wiggins, Christopher: Two's Company (Sixteen Little Duets for two violas) 
Wreede, Katrina: "24 Diverse Duets for Beginning Violists ages 8 to 88" 
Zwartjes, Rudolf: Starter Duets for Two Violas

other collections for two violas:

Seven Masterworks from the Orchestral Repertoire (arr. by Slapin-Solomon Duo) (VIDEO of Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Rossini, and Beethoven) 
Big Gig Book for 2 violas (arr. by Slapin-Solomon Duo) EXCERPT VIDEO
Twenty-Five Tunes for Twenty-Five Days of Christmas (arr. by Slapin-Solomon Duo) EXCERPT VIDEO
44 18th Century Italian Viola Duets, Volumes 1 & 2 (anonymous) 
Serenata: Fourteen 18th Century Italian Viola Duets (anonymous) 
Last Resort Music: Music for Two Violas, set of 3 books 
Traditional: Fiddling Around, Books 1-4, 2 violas 
Beginning Duets and Flying Fiddle Duets (Myanna Harvey) 
Sailing Into Bethlehem - Christmas Duets (Myanna Harvey) 
Wedding/Harmonius/Hymn/Christmas Melodies,etc. for Two Violas (arr. Yasuda) 
Many books of "Fiddle Tunes for Two” (Greenblatt) 
Advanced Viola Duets (Telemann and C.P.E. Bach, arr. Latham) 
Fifteen Viola Duets (from Keyboard Works of the Baroque Era, arr. Latham) 
Joanne Martin: Playing with Style (tango, ragtime, jazz) 
Six Patriotic Viola Duets (easy, arr. M. Troxler) 
Weihnachtslieder-Christmas Carols (Bierwald, Roland) 
14 Duettes for two violas (Grahn, Ulf) 
Six Early Viola Duos (Certon,Purcell,Buteme,Loeillet,Schop)
Various Original Duets by Sharon Ruchman


music by scott slapin


arrangements by the slapin-solomon duo