Eight Trios for Viola
Eight Trios for Viola: Small Chamber Music Trios for Three Violas
The purpose of Viola Friends family of music books is to inspire beginning string students and to give them a lot of joy with music. Eight Trios for Viola have been made for students to help them to perform as a group, to practice chamber music together and to develop listening to each other. The trios help students to learn new technical skills like the 3/4-time, the jumping bow, double-stops, trills, glissandos, pizzicati, string crossings and the ricochet.All of the Viola Friends books are intended to be used with the help of the YouTube Channel Violin Friends. The series consist of Violin and Viola Friends 1A, 1B and 2, Eight Trios for Violin, Viola, Cello or String Trio, 11 Children’s Songs arr. for Piano Quintet, 12 Variations of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Mozart arr. for Piano Quartet and Sea Scenery for String Quartet.A very big thank you to all my students and colleagues for constant inspiration and especially to Monika Jonasson and Jordi Morera Noguerola with the Trios for Cello. All compositions and drawings by Lauri Hämäläinen, cover design by Katja Lampela.