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Music Research Guide: Viola

A guide to the music resources at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln

Repertoire lists for the viola


The index of viola music / compiled and edited by Wayne Wilkins.

Magnolia, Ark. : Music Register, 1976, and supplements to 1978

MUSIC Ref ML128.V36 W5


Literatur für Viola / Franz Zeyringer

Hartberg : Schönwetter, 1976

MUSIC Ref ML128.V36 Z5 1976


Music for viola / Michael D. Williams

Detroit : Information Coordinators, 1979

MUSIC Ref ML128.V36 W53


String music in print / by Margaret K. Farish

New York : R. R. Bowker Co., 1965, and supplements to 1984

MUSIC Ref ML128.S7 F4


Periodicals for the viola

Journal of the American Viola Society, v. 3 (1987)-v. 10 (2001) ML900.V62

Die Viola : Jahrbuch der Internationalen Viola-Forschungsgesellschaft, 1979-1984  ML5.V564x

American string teacher, v. 8 (1958)-   ML27.U5A8356

The Strad, 1991- ML749.5 S773x

Some Library of Congress call numbers for the viola

M - Scores

M45-49--Solo viola music

M224-228--Music for viola and piano

M1014-1015, M1114-1115--Viola with orchestra and string orchestra (includes full scores and solos with piano arrangements)

ML - Music Literature

ML128.V36--Viola music: Bibliography

ML900-905--Books about the viola

MT - Instruction and Study

MT280-298--Methods, etudes, orchestra studies, etc.

Some Library of Congress subject headings for music for viola

Viola music

Viola and piano music

Suites (Viola)

Concertos (Viola)

Concertos (Viola with string orchestra)

Viola with orchestra

...and there are lots more.  Do a subject search for "viola" and see the 144 different subject headings that begin with "viola."

Library of Congress subject headings about the viola

Viola music--Bibliography



   ... and lots more.  Search "viola" in Encore and find more than 250 books, more than 1000 recordings and more than 1500 scores.     

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