THE ORCHESTRA: A USER'S MANUAL

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Introduction Orchestration Orchestration Resources Historical Andrew Hugill
  Philharmonia

VIOLA


Section: Strings
Transposing? No

Construction
Range
Bowing
Plucking
Left Hand
Mute/Harmonics
Chords
Extended
Player's Tips and Tricks

Links

 

Michael Turner offers tips and tricks on viola writing, from a player's perspective

Articulations: notating
Extended techniques
High positions
High writing for the viola section
Page turns
Pizzicato
Rhythmic complexity
The viola section
Tremolando
Trills
Viol imitation