Viola Solo

Fleur de Son Classics (2004)

 Cover photo by Langston Watras

Cover photo by Langston Watras

 

Melia Watras, viola

Michael Jinsoo Lim, producer + David Dusman, engineer

Atar Arad (b. 1945)
Sonata for viola solo (1992)
①  I. Melancholia   8:20
②  II. Alla Bulgarese   9:00
③  III. Finale sul ponticello   1:30

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
④  Chromatic Fantasy (transcribed for viola by Zoltán Kodály)   7:48

John Corigliano (b. 1938)
 Fancy on a Bach Air (1997) (adapted for viola by Melia Watras)*   6:35

Andrew Waggoner (b. 1960)
 Collines parmi étoiles... (2003)**   7:34

Igor Stravinksky (1882-1971)
⑦  Elegie (1944)   5:01

Paola Prestini (b. 1975)
⑧  Sympathique (2000)**   5:48

Krzysztof Penderecki (b. 1933)
 Cadenza per viola sola (1984)   7:15

*World premiere recording on viola
**World premiere recording