Tower, Joan - Purple Rhapsody (Concerto for Viola and Orchestra) - Viola and Piano - Associated Music Publishers Edition | 2505 102
  • Tower, Joan - Purple Rhapsody (Concerto for Viola and Orchestra) - Viola and Piano - Associated Music Publishers Edition | 2505 102
  • Tower, Joan - Purple Rhapsody (Concerto for Viola and Orchestra) - Viola and Piano - Associated Music Publishers Edition | 2505 102
  • Tower, Joan - Purple Rhapsody (Concerto for Viola and Orchestra) - Viola and Piano - Associated Music Publishers Edition | 2505 102
  • Tower, Joan - Purple Rhapsody (Concerto for Viola and Orchestra) - Viola and Piano - Associated Music Publishers Edition | 2505 102

Tower, Joan - Purple Rhapsody (Concerto for Viola and Orchestra) - Viola and Piano - Associated Music Publishers Edition

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Purple Rhapsody is a viola concerto in a single movement by contemporary American composer Joan Tower.  It was premiered in 2005 by violist Paul Neubauer, for whom Tower has written other works for solo viola.  Why the name Purple Rhapsody?  The composer elaborates:

"The sound of the viola has always reminded me of the color purple - a deep kind of luscious purple...In the concerto, I try to make the solo viola "sing" - trying to take advantage on occasion (not always) of the viola's inherent melodic abilities."  (from the Introduction to this edition)

This edition for viola and piano reduction is published by Associated Music Publishers, Inc.

Difficulty: A6

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Purple Rhapsody is a viola concerto in a single movement by contemporary American composer Joan Tower.  It was premiered in 2005 by violist Paul Neubauer, for whom Tower has written other works for solo viola.  Why the name Purple Rhapsody?  The composer elaborates:

"The sound of the viola has always reminded me of the color purple - a deep kind of luscious purple...In the concerto, I try to make the solo viola "sing" - trying to take advantage on occasion (not always) of the viola's inherent melodic abilities."  (from the Introduction to this edition)

This edition for viola and piano reduction is published by Associated Music Publishers, Inc.

Difficulty: A6
Sheet Music Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase. Unless the music received is defective or has been shipped in error, all returned music will be subject to a restocking fee of $2.00 per title.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.793.4334 or email us at sharserv@sharmusic.com

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