Grillo – Three Canzoni for viola ensemble



Having been an orchestral violist I’ve enjoyed the symphonic repertoire over the years – well, most of it. But I now discover there is a wealth of music that predates the classical era. And here is some of it: from the late 16th century, a lovely collection of Canzoni. Turn off the vibrato, clear your mind of complex and distracting harmonies, and enjoy this sublime music. Ideal for solo quartet and massed violas. 12 mins. E

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