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Lane Richard Aria And Allegro Va25

Richard Lane
Aria and Allegro

for viola solo and string orchestra

  • Level: advanced
  • Duration: 11'
  • Genre: contemporary
  • Composed: 1990

Reference: VA25a
Piano reduction (solo part included)


  • Published: 2017
  • Publisher: Editions Bim


Richard Lane

Richard Lane (1933-2004)

On September 3, 2004, a police patrol intercepted a convertible Ford Mustang that was zigzagging out of control. Richard Lane had just left Cape Cod, where he spent his summers composing, and suff... Read more
“Aria and Allegro is a beautifully rhapsodic piece with sections of rhythmic excitement. Lane took full advantage of the complete viola range, featuring the richness of the lower strings and the singing quality of the higher registers. Lane’s use of scales and arpeggios, as well as 3rds and 6ths are utilized in a virtuosic way in this piece.”
Kirsten Docter​