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088GesturesJohn Hawkins 
 Outer cover of item GesturesViola duo   

The gestures are intended to be dramatic and the protaganists evenly matched.

The hardcover folder contains three fold out pages for each player while overleaf the score is set out in full as a quick and easy reference.

Duration c. 5 minutes.

  ISMN parts£12.75  
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070At TwoJohn Hawkins 
 Outer cover of item At TwoViola duo   

The title is derived from Woody Allen's famous jibe 'I am at two with nature'. It is a virtuoso piece for two violas written for violists Peter Mallinson and Matthias Wiesner who have recently recorded the work, together with a host of other pieces, on their latest CD 'A Tale of Two Violas'. The CD can be obtained from Meridian (Meridian CDE 84652).

The music is available as a printed score for the two players.

Duration c.8 mins.

  ISMN 8pp.£15.00  
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074Variations on a Passacaglia of HandelHandel 
 Outer cover of item Variations on a Passacaglia of HandelViola duoarranged by Lionel Tertis

A set of bravura variations on Handel's well known theme. Not for the faint hearted. This is the original version performed by Lionel Tertis and William Primrose at the Hyde Park Hotel, London, on 5 October 1935.

Duration c. 11‐12 minutes

  ISMN and 2 parts£16.80  
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081Waiting (Tango)John Hawkins 
 Outer cover of item Waiting (Tango)Viola and double bass duo   

"...hauntingly memorable" – THE STRAD

"...lovely chamber music writing with some moderate technical and music challenges for both players..." – Steve Larson

Parts and provided in score format with an additional viola part to accommodate a bass in solo tuning if required.

Duration c. 4 minutes.

  ISMN Playing Scores£12.25  
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080Three SonatasDomenico Scarlatti 
 Outer cover of item Three SonatasViola and double bass duoarranged by Paul Silverthorne

A stimulating arrangement of three of Scarlatti's keyboard sonatas (Kp.278 in D, Kp.427 in G, and Kp.537 in A). "Written for nimble-fingered harpsichordists, and originally titled, con Velocita, presto and prestissimo, a more moderate tempo might be forgiven for slower, dignified invertebrates such as these two instruments." [Mary Nemet]

Parts are provided in score format for viola and double bass (orchestral tuning only).

  ISMN Playing Scores£13.25  
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