String orchestra - Viola 3/4 - Philipp Dangas

String orchestra - Viola 3/4 [Octave combinations]

Example of the octave combinations viola/string orchestra

With a part-writing in three octaves, the violas alone are usually not sufficient to achieve a sufficient foundation compared to the penetrating and intensive octave doubling of the violins, so that the violas are usually played in unison with the cellos, as in the following example:

Downloads for the [Octave Combinations: Viola-Cello]

Music by Georges Bizet
Sound file for the score [Carmen Act I - Scene 6]
Download-size: 335 Kilobytes
PDF file for the score [Carmen Act I - Scene 6]
Download–size: 66.3 Kilobytes

Note on the score with an example on the [octave combinations]

A graphic with an extract from the score follows. Excerpt from the opera "Carmen I. Act 6. Scene". Composition by Georges Bizet. An example of the [octave combinations] of the violin with the viola and the cello. The graphic can also be enlarged. It is Link-Sensitive [Clickable].

2/4.Example of sound combinations with the viola
4/4 Example of sound combinations with the viola