Compunix BlogOvation Press Blog Press Blog 2010 Dinerchtein – Rachmaninoff Melody for Viola and PianoOver the course of his career, the post-Romantic composer Sergei Rachmaninoff wrote a number of small-scale compositions. Viacheslav Dinerchtein has brought one of these compositions – Melody, Op. 3, from the set Morceaux de fantaisie – to viola solo with piano.Wed, 22 Jul 2015 08:21:29 GMT McInnes – Korngold, Schubert, Strauss Viola ScoresWorld-famous violist and teacher Donald McInnes, who recently sat down for an exclusive interview with us, has released three new arrangements for viola solo and piano: Korngold's Much Ado About Nothing, Schubert's Serenade (Ständchen), Strauss' Serenade (Ständchen).Tue, 07 Apr 2015 01:55:20 GMT McInnes – Faure Love Songs for Viola and PianoWhat better way to celebrate this year's Valentine's Day than with viola arrangements of Gabriel Fauré, one of the greatest Romantic-era composers of love songs. Acclaimed violist and editor Donald McInnes has selected three of Fauré's songs to arrange for viola and piano: Notre amour, Dans les ruines d'une abbaye, and Lydia.Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:33:14 GMT Barlowe – 12 Etude-Caprices for Viola SoloThis Christmas we have a special treat for violists. Amy Barlowe's 12 Etude-Caprices in the Styles of the Great Composers, an impressive and globally acclaimed collection of innovative and versatile etudes, is now available for viola in its entirety!Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:56:39 GMT Zaslav – Dvorak G minor Rondo for Viola and PianoAntonin Dvořák has long been a subject of interest for editor Bernard Zaslav. In his latest release, Zaslav finds a home for Dvořák's Rondo in G Minor, Op. 94 on the viola. The Rondo is a wonderfully entertaining piece that belongs in the standard repertoire every violist too!Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:12:21 GMT Dinerchtein Popper Spinning SongDavid Popper is well-known for a number of shorter showpieces written to highlight the unique sound and style native to the cello. He extended the instrument's range to new heights with pieces such as Spinnlied (Spinning Song). Viacheslav Dinerchtein's arrangement brings that same approach in his transcription for the viola. It is a technical tour de force in under two minutes.Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:19:36 GMT Lipsky – Voyage à Deux volume 2 (viola duo)Back by popular demand, Helmut Lipsky has arranged volume 2 of his popular etude series Voyage à Deux for viola duo. The new edition allows violists and violinists to share in musical exploration through encounters with styles outside of the classical mainstream while offering numerous technical challenges to spur the development of the intermediate and advanced student. Take a trip with Voyage à Deux!Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:54:19 GMT Barlowe – Scarlatti Sonata for Violin & ViolaEditor Amy Barlowe has brought one of the more popular sonatas by Italian baroque composer Domenico Scarlatti to strings. Check out Scarlatti's Sonata in G Major transcribed for Violin and Viola.Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:41:47 GMT Zaslav – Interview and Dvořák ScoresIn an exclusive interview with acclaimed violist and editor Bernard Zaslav, we learn more about the inspiration for his memoirs, his thoughts on the changing music world, and his experience in transcribing music for the viola including three works by Antonin Dvořák: Four Romantic Pieces, Four Songs, and Slavonic Dance No. 1 for viola and piano.Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:40:36 GMT Pi Day! Get "A Piece of Pi" for Violin and Viola!It's that time of year when we celebrate the enigmatic number known as "Pi"! Celebrate your Pi Day this year with editor Steven Rochen's A Piece of Pi for Violin and Viola!Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:05:39 GMT of 2012 – Viola Scores Ovation Press presents the top scores of 2012 for viola.Wed, 02 Jan 2013 17:24:10 GMT Pidoux Exclusive Interview and ScoresWe have a real treat for you on our blog String Visions - an exclusive interview with editor Roland Pidoux. Mr. Pidoux shares with us some of his musical and professional experiences, as well as discussing his approach in creating two outstanding arrangements for cello ensemble: Rachmaninoff's Vocalise for Cello Octet and Fauré's Après un rêve for Cello Octet.Wed, 12 Sep 2012 09:39:19 GMT Press Publishes First String Trio!In the last few months we have been greatly expanding our catalog of cello ensemble scores, in no small part thanks to editors like Charles Jacot. Now, Mr. Jacot has collaborated with Ovation Press to publish our first arrangement for string trio: the Fugue from Le T