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)

Ballade - two violas, 5 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications. (click here to watch on Youtube)

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

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

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

Cremonus In Italy - four violas or viola orchestra, 18 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications

Cremonus’ Revenge - viola section (8 parts) and full orchestra, 15 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications

A Crooked Dance (from Triptych) - viola, cello, and doublebass, 5 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications

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

Dialogues and Duels (the Finale from Violacentrism, the Opera) - viola ensemble version available from Ourtext, viola duo version available from Violacentric Publications, 6 minutes (click here to watch on Youtube)

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 on Youtube)

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

Elegy - two violas and doublebass, 4 minutes, coming soon from Violacentric Publications

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

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

Fanfare for Cremonus - four violas or viola orchestra, 6 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications

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

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

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

Five Pieces from a Memorial Concert - diverse instrumentation, 20 minutes see individual listings: Elegy-Caprice, In Memoriam, Intermezzo, Serenade, Postlude

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

The Hassid and the Hayseed (from Triptych) - available for viola and cello from Ourtext and for violin and viola from Violacentric Publications, 3 minutes. (click here to watch on Youtube)

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

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

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

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

A Lament (from Triptych) - viola and cello, six minutes, available from Ourtext

Music History 101 at 9 am - two violas, available from Violacentric Publications or string quartet/orchestra version available from Ourtext, 5 1/2 minutes (click here to watch on Youtube)

Nocturne - two violas or string quartet/orchestra, 4 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch on Youtube)

Polysemic Rhapsody - viola and cello, 9 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications

Postlude (from Five Pieces for a Memorial Concert) - for solo viola and string orchestra from Ourtext or for solo viola and viola orchestra free from the American Viola Society (click here to watch on Youtube)

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

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

Recitative - unaccompanied viola, 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 on Youtube)

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

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

Sketches - viola quartet or orchestra, 4 1/2 minutes, available from Ourtext (click here to watch on Youtube)

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

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

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

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

The Sounds of Hampshire County - two violas or string quartet, 4 1/2 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch on Youtube)

Suite - original version for two violas or a solo viola and string orchestra version are available from Ourtext. Version for solo viola and viola orchestra is available free from the American Viola Society, four movements, 15 minutes (click here to watch on Youtube)

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

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

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 on Youtube)

Triptych - See under individual movements: A Crooked Dance, A Lament, The Hassid and the Hayseed. fourteen minutes

Viola Demo - 2 violas, 3 minutes, click here for free sheet music  (click here to watch on Youtube)

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

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

A Viola Audition - four violas or viola orchestra, 4 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications

Violist Under the Roof - two violas or violin, viola, and cello, 4 minutes, available from Violacentric Publications (click here to watch on Youtube)

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

The Wind in the Trees - violin and viola, 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 on Youtube)

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

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 on Youtube)

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