Carl Stamitz - one of the great musicians to emerge from the Mannheim school - is well known for a wide variety of compositions from concerti to chamber works. This gorgeous viola concerto - long a standard learning tool in the world's great conservatories - exhibits a deep and beautiful musical quality that has made this a standard among viola works with orchestra; and is finally available in an MMO play-along with the brilliant ensemble Les Orpheistes Chamber Orchestra of Vienna. The viola part sparkles and provides a rich training ground on which to finely hone your skills - with the advantage a full - lush orchestra at your side! You will love this marvelous piece - which represents Stamitz's bridging of the Baroque and Classical eras.
Viola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1: 1st Movement - Allegro
Viola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1: 2nd Movement - Andante mesto
Viola Concerto in D Major, Op. 1: 3rd Movement - Rondo: Allegretto
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