YourClassical Adventures

The Viola

The viola looks and sounds very similar to the violin.Pixabay/Edwin Valencia

Episode 47 - The Viola

July 24, 2021

What does the viola sound like? Join Melissa Dundis and listen to beautiful viola music on this episode of YourClassical Adventures.

Episode 47 playlist

Hector Berlioz: 1st mvt. from Harold in Italy — The main character in this piece, Harold, is portrayed by the viola.


Johann Hoffmeister: 2nd mvt. from the Viola Concerto — In a viola concerto, the violist is the only soloist.


Johann Sebastian Bach: 3rd mvt. from Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 — Bach loved the viola, and he wrote this piece for two viola soloists.


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