Scott Slapin

RECORDINGS/SHEET MUSIC


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ALBUMS:

(click on each album cover for more information)
A Fifth of SlapinViolacentric Sonatas by Scott SlapinViolacentrism, The Opera by Scott SlapinAll Viola All the Time
Reflection, Violacentric Chamber Music by Scott Slapin3 Excursions for 2 Violas by David RimelisPremieresSoundscapes for Solo Viola by Frank Proto
Music for Friends, Two by Patrick NeherSketches from the New World, American Viola Duos in the 21st CenturySlapin-Solomon Duo: Recital on the RoadBaroque Preludes, Dances and Fugues
Patrick Neher: EnsembleThe Fingerboard Less Traveled: Solo Bach, Paganini, and Ernst on ViolaThe Fingerboard Less Traveled, Volume 2: Even More Solo Bach and Paganini on ViolaSlapin: Sonatas by Lane Leclair and Handel
Slapin: Two Viola RecitalsSlapin: Paganini’s 24 CapricesSlapin: 1st recording of Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas

SHEET MUSIC:

(by Scott Slapin)

Educational:

12 Divertimenti - Twelve easy duos for beginning student and teacher, available in versions for violin, viola or cello from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

24 Etudes - for beginning upper string player and teacher. Available in versions for violin and viola from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)


Viola Sola:

Elegy-Caprice (from Five Pieces for a Memorial Concert) - 5 1/2 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

Fantasia in C Minor - 5 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

The Ill-Tempered Violist - 4 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

The Raging Waves of Babylon (from Violacentrism) - 4 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Recitative - 5 minutes, available from Liben Publications. Written for the 2008 Primrose Competition and one of two required pieces for the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble (click here to watch at Youtube)

Soliloquy - 3 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications


Violin Solo:

Fantasia in G Minor - 5 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)


Viola Duo:

Ballade - 5 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Dead of Winter - 5 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Dialogues and Duels (the Finale from Violacentrism, the Opera) -  6 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Fanfare for a New Library - 4 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Fanfare for an Old Library - 3 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)


Happy Holidays - 4 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

In Memoriam (from Five Pieces for a Memorial Concert) - 4 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Intermezzo - 4 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

Music History 101 at 9 am - 5 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Nocturne - 4 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

Prelude - 4 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications

Serenade (from Five Pieces for a Memorial Concert) - 2 1/2 minutes, available from Ourtext

Sonata in C - three movements, 10 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Sonatina - four movements, 10 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

The Sounds of Hampshire County - 4 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Suite - 15 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

Suspension - 4 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications

Three Contrasts - 4 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Three Arias for Two Violas (from Violacentrism) - 9 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Viola Demo - 3 minutes, click here for free sheet music (click here to watch at Youtube)

Violacentrism, the Opera - 50 minutes, available either as a whole or as individual movements from Violacentric Publications

Violacentrism, the Overture (from Violacentrism, the Opera) - 8 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Violist Under the Roof - 4 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Yizkor - 3 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)


Violin/Viola Duo:

The Hassid and the Hayseed (from Triptych) -  3 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Sonata in G - three movements, 8 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

The Wind in the Trees - an arrangement of Cadenza e Canzonetta from Three Arias for two violas, meant as a demonstration piece for in-schools. 3 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)


Viola/Cello Duo:

The Hassid and the Hayseed (from Triptych) - 3 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

A Lament (from Triptych) - 6 minutes, available from Ourtext

Polysemic Rhapsody - 9 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)


Trio for 3 Violas:

Capricious - 7 minutes, commissioned by and available free of charge from the American Viola Society
(click here to watch at Youtube)


Trio for 2 Violas and Piano (or Viola, Alto Sax, and Piano):

Trio Sonata - either two violas and piano or viola, alto sax and piano, three movements, 10 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)


Trio for 2 Violas and Doublebass:

Elegy - 4 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications


Trio for 2 Violas and Soprano or Flute:

Canzonetta - two violas and soprano or flute, (adapted from the 2nd mvt of Slapin’s “Sonatina for two violas”), 2 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications.

Intermezzo - two violas and flute, 4 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)


Trio for Viola, Cello, and Doublebass:

A Crooked Dance (from Triptych) - 5 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications


String Trio (Violin, Viola, and Cello):

Violist Under the Roof - 4 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)


Quartet for 4 Violas (or 4-part Viola Ensemble):

Cremonus In Italy - 18 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

Dialogues and Duels (the Finale from Violacentrism, the Opera) - 6 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

Fanfare for Cremonus - 6 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications

Sketches - 4 1/2 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

A Viola Audition - 4 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications


String Quartet (2 Violins, Viola, and Cello):

Dirge - 3 1/2 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications

Introduction to the String Quartet - four movements each featuring a different member of the string quartet, 12 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications

Music History 101 at 9 am - 5 1/2 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

Nocturne - 4 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)


Series of Nightmares After a Day of Gigs - 6 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications

The Sounds of Hampshire County - 4 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

The Well-Tempered Beer - 3 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications


String Orchestra:

Music History 101 at 9 am - 5 1/2 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

Nocturne - 4 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)


Viola Sola and 4-part Viola Ensemble:

Postlude (from Five Pieces for a Memorial Concert) - available free from the American Viola Society (click here to watch at Youtube)

Suite -  four movements, 15 minutes, available free from the American Viola Society (click here to watch at Youtube)


Viola Sola and String Orchestra:

Postlude (from Five Pieces for a Memorial Concert) - available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)

Suite -  four movements, 15 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch at Youtube)


Viola Section Solo (8 parts) and Full Orchestra:

Cremonus’ Revenge - 15 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications



Arrangements by the Slapin-Solomon Duo:

Seven Masterworks from the Orchestral Repertoire - two violas - complete, unabridged arrangements of all four movements of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, all four movements of Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony, the Overtures to Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro and J. Strauss’ Fledermaus, as well as abridged versions of Rossini’s Overture to the Barber of Seville, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, and Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch at Youtube)

The Big Gig Book - two violas, the most requested classical music at gigs (arranged for two violas), coming soon from Violacentric Publications