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Strings and Guitar

Use these guides to find resources for your instrument(s)

Call Numbers

M45 - M49 viola solo

M224 - M228 viola with piano accompaniment

M286 - M287 duets - two string instruments

M290-M291 duets - wind and string instruments

M1014 viola concertos with orchestra

M1015 viola concertos (usually arranged for piano reduction)

M1114 viola concertos with string orchestra

M115 viola concertos (usually arranged for piano reduction)

ML900 - ML905 history and criticism

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