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Russian Concert  (2CD)
Rivka Golani (viola)

John Lenehan (piano)

Douglas Perry (viola) 

Prokofiev, Sergeny (arr. V. Borisovsky) Romeo and Juliet 

Rachmaninov, Sergei  Cello Sonata in G minor, op.19

Shostakovich, Dmitri   Viola Sonata, op.147 

Label: Hungaroton ASIN: B0129016TW 

Hidden Treasure : Viola Masterpieces - Rivka Golani (2CD)

Rivka Golani (Viola)
Michael Hampton (Piano)

Rubinstein, Anton : Sonata for viola & piano in F minor, Op. 49

Vieuxtemps, Henri : Sonata for viola & piano in B flat major, Op. 36

Enescu, George [Composer] : Concerto for Piano (only first movement completed)

Bowen, York : Fantasy for Viola and Piano, Op. 54

Mendelssohn, Felix : Sonata for Viola and Piano in C minor

Partos, Odön : In Memoriam, for cello & piano

Zimbalist, Efrem : Suite of Spanish Dances, for viola & piano

Label: Hungaroton ASIN: B00AANRDQQ

Works by Brahms, Kreisler, Paganini, Gluck, Rachmaninov, von Weber, Wieniawski, Massenet, Godowsky (Heifetz), Dinicu (Heifetz) and Bruch, 
with Michelle Levin, Piano, 
Hungaroton Classic HCD 32645

Myth, Legend, Romance

Elizabeth Raum Viola Concerto

Persephone and Demeter
Erika Raum, violin, Rivka Golani, viola
Regina Symphony Orchestra
Victor Sawa, conductor
I. Persephone and Demeter
2. The Kingdom of Hades
3. Demeter Searches the Earth for Persephone
4. Zeus Reunites Persephone and Demeter

Label: Centrediscs    CD-CMCCD 20615

Benjamin Ellin: Three States At Play
White Crucifixion for Solo Viola and String Orchestra
Rivka Golani (viola)
New Note Ensemble, Nic Pendlebury
Label: Discovery Music and Vision
Catalogue No:DMV102

Gyula Csapo - The Great Initial, Viola Concerto

Concerto for Viola and a Changing Environment

Rivka Golani (viola)
MR Symphony Orchestra

Laszlo Tihanyi

Label: Hungaroton

Cat No: HCD32665

Máté Hollós: Songs, Float from my Lips

Mate Hollos: Enek, hajolj ki ajkamon (Song, Float from my Lips)

I. Invocation

II. Lament

III. Novellette

Label: Hungaroton

Catalogue No: HCD32485

Koprowski, P.  Redemption
Concerto for Viola and Orchestra.
Toronto Symphony,
Jukka-Pekka Saraste - conductor. (2001).
SMCD 5206

Hatzis, C. Dancing in the Light

Pyrrichean Dances, with Beverley Johnston - Percussion, 
Symphony Nova Scotia,
Bernhard Gueller - Conductor,
CBC Records, SMCD-5243

Bach, J.S.
Six Suites for solo Violoncello - transcribed for solo Viola BWV 1007-1012; Bach/Z. Kodály (arr.) Chromatic Fantasy BWV 903; J. S. Bach Chaconne BWV 1004. (2001).
MVCD 1141-3 CBC Records.

Colgrass,M. Chaconne for Viola & Orchestra 

Colgrass,M. Chaconne for Viola & Orchestra 

Bloch E. Suite Hébraique;

Hindemith, P. Trauermusik;

Britten, B Lachrymae,

Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis - Conductor.

CBC SM-2-5087

Elgar Concerto
Elgar, Sir Edward. Cello Concerto in E minor, opus 85 (Viola transcription: L. Tertis)
Bax, Arnold: Phantasy for Viola and Orchestra - 1920.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,
Vernon Handley - conductor. (1988).
Conifer CFC-171/CDCF 171

Brahms, J. The Three Piano Quartets
With the Borodin Trio. (1990)
Chandos CHAN-8009 (CD)
Brahms, J. Viola Sonata
Brahms, J. Viola Sonata in F minor opus 120, no. 1, Viola Sonata E flat opus 120, no. 2; J. Joachim Variations on an Original Theme (world premier recording) opus 10. with Konstantin Bogino - piano. (1991). Conifer CDCF 199.

The London Viola Sound
Weill, K. Kiddush (in The London Viola Sound); viola solo and 48 violas from London orchestras, Geoffrey Simon  
Conductor, CALA Records - CACD0106​
Music for Harp and Viola
Bax, A. Fantasy Sonata; J. S. Bach Sonata No. 2; Morawetz Sonata for harp and viola. With Judy Loman - harp. (1994). Marquis ERAD 131
Works by Jaeger - Tittle - Mozetich - Papineau-Couture - Southam. Centrediscs CMC-4492
Martinu Rhapsody-Concerto
Martinu, B. Rhapsody-Concerto. Bern Symphony Orchestra, Peter Maag - conductor. (1986). Conifer CFC-146​
Rubbra, E. Concerto in A for viola and orchestra
Rubbra, E. Concerto in A for viola and orchestra, opus 75; Little violin. (1994). Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley - Conductor. Conifer CDCF 225

Bach, J.S. Brandenburg Concertos
Bach, J.S. Brandenburg Concertos - Complete Set (No. 6 for two violas & Orchestra), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi - Conductor. CBC - SMCD5082​
The History of the Viola on Record, Vol IV
Bach, J.S. Chromatic Fantasia (ed. Kodály) in The History of the Viola on Record, Vol IV.. Pearl - GEMS 0039

Arnold, M. Concerto for Viola
Arnold, M. Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 108. London Musici, Mark Stephenson - Conductor. Conifer Classics 75605-51211-2 (1992, recorded 1991), Conifer Classics 75605 51263 2 (1996)

Britten, B. Lachrymae.
Britten, B. Lachrymae. I Musici de Montréal. (1990). Chandos CHAN-8817 (CD)

Bartók Serly Viola Concertos
Bartók, B. Viola Concerto; Serly Viola Concerto; Rhapsody. Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Andras Ligeti - conductor. (1990). Conifer CDCF-189 (CD)

Berlioz Harold in Italy
Berlioz,H. Harold in Italy. San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Yoav Talmi - Conductor. Naxos 8.553034

Brahms, J. Zwei Gesânge


Brahms, J. Zwei Gesânge, Op. 91 in "Maureen Forrester", with Maureen Forrester - Contralto and Thomas Muraco - Piano. CBC Records PSCD-2017

Yuasa, Joji Viola Concerto 


Yuasa, Joji. Eye on Genesis - Revealed Time for Viola & Orchestra. Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra, Hiroyuki Iwaki - Conductor. FOCD-2508

Zehavi Concerto for Viola


Zehavi, O. Concerto for Viola * Orchestra. Haifa Symphony Orchestra, Stanley Sperber - Conductor. MII-CD-22

Schumann Fairy Tales


Schumann, R. Fairy Tales Op. 113; 3 Romances Op. 94; 5 Pieces in Folk Style Op. 102; Fairy Tale Narrations with clarinet Op. 132. With Joaquín Valdepeñas - clarinet. Bernadene - Blaha piano. (1999). MVCD 1127

Zuckert, Leon
Zuckert, L. Shepherd's Sadness, Lento Triste. With Patricia Parr - piano. (1986). Jubal 5007

Rivka Golani: Works by MacIntosh - Harmon - Hiscott - Colgrass


Rivka Golani: Works by MacIntosh - Harmon - Hiscott - Colgrass. Centrediscs CMC-5798

Viola Nouveau


Viola Nouveau: Works by Barnes - Cherney - Jaeger - O. Joachim - Prévost. (1983). Centrediscs CMC-0883/(Prévost) 6-ACM 28

I Heard a Voice from Heaven


I Heard a Voice from Heaven - Jewish Devotional Music of 18th - 20th Centuries, Cantor Louis Danto with pianist Lawrence Pitchko, Cadenza Records, Toronto, Canada.

Cherney, Brian


Cherney, B. Shekinah for solo viola; In Stillness Ascending, with L. P. Pelletier - piano. (1991). McGill 750036-2

Prokofiev: Suite From Romeo And Juliet
Naxos: 8572318   
Michael Hampton,  Matthew Jones,  Rivka Golani 

Steven Staryk - A Retrospective, Vol. 5


String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K516: IV. Adagio

Rivka Golani-Erdesz (viola), Peter Schenkman (cello), John Mair (viola), Jaime Weisenblum (violin)

Glick, S.I. Music for Passover. Beth Tikvah Synagogue Choir, Beth Tzedec Chor, Kernerman violin, McCartney violin, Miller violoncello, Glick conductor. 4-ACM 34 (CD)

Prokofiev, S. Overture on Hebrew Themes OP. 34 - with the Borodin Trio and James Campbell. CHAN-8924

Cherney, B. Chamber Concerto for Viola and Ten Players. NMC Ens, R. Aitken - conductor. String Trio. Otto Armin - violin, P. Schenkman - violoncello. (1981). RCI 537

The Viola Volume I: Grigoras Dinicu: Hora Staccato; Gabriel Faure: Après un Rêve Op. 7; Claude Debussy: Romance; Antonín Dvořák: Bagatelle No. 3 Henry Purcell: Aria; Enrique Granados - Spanish Dance, Op. 37 No. 2 "Oriental" (12 Spanish Danses); Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1 - Hungarian Dance No. 3 in F Major; Arthur Benjamin: Jamaican Rumba; Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky - Hopak; Christoph Willibald Gluck: Melody from Orfeo; Richard Heuberger: Midnight Bells; Fritz Kreisler: Liebesleid - Schön Rosmarin; Carl Maria von Weber: Andante and Hungarian Rondo in C minor. J. 79.

The Viola Volumes II & III: Franz Schubert: Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano; Robert Schumann: Märchenbilder, Op. 113; Joachim: Hebrew Melodies (Impressions of Byron's Poems), Op. 9; Brahms: Sonata F minor Op. 120, No. 1; Dmitri Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and Piano Op. 147. Samuel Sanders - piano. 1984-5. 2-Masters of the Bow MBS-2021-2

  • Freedman, H. Opus Pocus. With Robert Aitken - flute, Otto Armin - violin, Peter Schenkman - violoncello. (1983). Centrediscs CMC-0983
  • Papineau-Couture, J. Prouesse. (1986). RCI 647
  • Schumann, R. Märchenerzählungen. With J. Campbell - clarinet, William Tritt - piano. (1986). RCI 637
  • Sohal, N. Shades IV in Chamber Music Vol. I - MERUCD001





Viola and Piano    


HCD32743-44        Russian Concert

2015-2 CD set         John Lenehan, Piano

            Works by Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich


HCD            Hidden Treasures

2013-2 CD set        Michael Hampton, Piano


HCD 32645        Encores 

             Michele Levin, Piano

            19th century encores


DECCA            Sir Malcolm Arnold

Concerto for viola & chamber orchestra

            London Musici, Mark Stephenson conducting



Viola & Orchestra    Christos Hatzis

            Dancing in the Light

            “Pyricchean Dances” for viola & percussion

            Symphony Nova Scotia, Bernhard Gueller conducting


Viola Solo    Johann Sebastian Bach: MVCD 1141-3

     6 Solo Suites, Chromatic Fantasy, Chaconne

            3 CD set


Viola & Orchestra

2-5087    Chaconne - Music for Viola & Orchestra

    Michael Colgrass:  Chaconne

    Ernest Bloch:  Suite Hébraïque

    Paul Hindemith:  Trauermusik

    Benjamin Britten:  Lachrymae

    Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


SMCD 5206        Peter Paul Koprowski: Concerto for viola & orchestra

            Toronto Symphony Orchestra, J.-P. Saraste conductor        


Viola Recital

MVCD 1127    Fairies - Robert Schumann - New Release (November 1999)

(released-1999)    Fairy Tales, Three Romances, Adagio and Allegro in A Flat Major

    Five Pieces in Folk Style, Fairy Tale Narrations

    Bernadene Blaha, Piano; Joaquin Valdepeñas, Clarinet


RCI 634    Joseph Joachim:  Variations Op. 10 for viola and piano

    J.S. Bach-Z. Khodaly:  Fantasia Cromatica (solo viola)

    Anne Southam:  Retuning (viola and tape)

    Jim Montgomery:  Fields (solo viola)

    Patricia Parr, Piano

RCI 647    Jean Papineau-Couture:  Prouesse (viola solo)            over . . .


BBC RADIO CLASSICS                                    2    

Viola & Orchestra

15656 91902    Sir Michael Tippett: A Vision of St. Augustine

    Concerto for Violin Viola Cello & Orchestra

    London Sinfonietta, David Atherton conducting            


MUSIC IN ISRAEL 1997 – Helicon

Viola & Orchestra

MII-CD-22    Oded Zehavi:  Concerto for viola and orchestra

    The Haifa Symphony Orchestra, Stanley Sperber conducting


CONIFER RECORDS (Britain)                            


Viola & Orchestra

CDCF171        Edward Elgar:  Cello Concerto in E minor (ed. Tertis) for viola

    (World Premiere Recording)

    Arnold Bax:  Phantasy for viola and orchestra(World Premiere Recording)

    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley conducting


CDCF210    B. Martinu:  Rhapsody Concerto for viola and orchestra

    Bern Symphony Orchestra, Peter Maag conducting


CDCF189    Béla Bartók:  Concerto for viola and orchestra

    T. Serly:  Concerto for viola and orchestra

    T. Serly:  Rhapsody for viola and orchestra

    Budapest Symphony Orchestra, András Ligeti conducting


CDCF211    Malcolm Arnold:  Concerto for viola and chamber orchestra op. 108

    London Musici, Mark Stephenson conducting


CDCF225    Edmund Rubbra:  Viola Concerto

    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley conducting


Viola & Piano

CDCF199    Johannes Brahms:  Viola Sonata in F minor Op. 120 No. 1

    Johannes Brahms:  Viola Sonata in E flat major Op. 120 No. 2

    Joseph Joachim:  Variations on an Original Theme Op. 10

    Konstantine Bogino, Piano



Viola & Orchestra

8.553034    Hector Berlioz:  Harold in Italy

    San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Yoav Talmi conducting



CHANDOS (Britain)

Viola & Orchestra

CHAN 8817    B. Britten:  Lachrymae Op. 48A

    I Musici de Montreal, conductor Yuli Turovsky


Chamber Music

CHAN 8809/10    J. Brahms:  Piano Quartets Op. 25 in G minor, Op. 60 in C minor

    Rivka Golani with The Borodin Trio                


CHAN 8924    Prokofiev:  Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34

    Rivka Golani, Viola and James Campbell, Clarinet

    with The Borodin Trio



Viola & Orchestra    Myth, Legend, Romance

CD-CMCCD20615    Elizabeth Raum

2015    “Persephone & Demeter” Violin, Viola and orchestra

    With Erika Raum, Violin

Unaccompanied Viola

CMCCD0883    Viola Nouveau

    Brian Cherney:  Seven Miniatures

    Milton Barnes:  Lamentations of Jeremiah

    André Prévost:  Improvisation III

    David Jaeger:  Favour

    O. Joachim:  Requiem


Viola Recital

CMCCD4492    Prouesse

    David Jaeger:  Fools Paradise (viola & 2 percussionists)

    Steve Tittle: Messages IV (viola and marimba)

    Marian Mozetich:  Baroque Diversion (viola solo)

    Jean Papineau-Couture:  Prouesse (viola solo)

    Ann Southam:  Retuning (viola and tape)


CMCCD-5798    Rivka Golani

    Michael Colgrass:  Variations for Four Drums & Viola

    Jim Hiscott:  Romantic Nights (viola & 2 percussionists)

    Diana McIntosh:  Nanuk (viola & piano)

    Chris Paul Harman:  Sonata for Viola and Piano



Viola & Piano

MBS2017    The Viola Volume I (Encores)

    William Aide, Piano


MBS2021/2    The Viola Vols. II & III (2 record set)


    Robert Schumann:  Märchebilder Op. 113

    Joseph Joachim:  Hebrew Melodies Op. 9

    Johannes Brahms:  Sonata in F minor Op. 120 No. 1

    Franz Schubert:  Sonata in A minor D. 821 "Arpeggione"

    Dimitri Shostakovich:  Sonata Op. 147


    Samuel Sanders, Piano


Jubal 5007    "A Tribute to Leon Zuckert"

    L. Zuckert:  Shepherd's Sadness - Lento Triste

    Patricia Parr, Piano


                                    over . . .




GEMS0039    “History of the Viola”

    Historical recording of the leading violists of the 20th century

    Bach-Kodaly - "Chromatic Fantasy"                    




750036-2    In Stillness Ascending

    Music by Brian Cherney


    Shekhina (viola solo)

    In Stillness Ascending (viola and piano)


    Louis-Phillippe Pelletier, Piano


FONTEC (Japan)

Viola & Orchestra


FOCD2508    Contemporary Composers from Japan

    Joji Yuasa:  Eye on Genesis

    Revealed Time for Viola and Orchestra


    Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

    Hiroyuki Iwaki, conductor


MARQUIS RECORDS (Toronto, Canada)

Viola & Harp


ERAD 131        Music for Viola and Harp

            J. S. Bach:  Sonata No. 2, BWV 1028

            Arnold Bax:  Fantasy Sonata for Viola and Harp

            Oskar Morawetz:  Sonata for Harp and Viola

            Judy Loman, Harp



Viola, Piano & Voice


LRC 110        "I Heard a Voice from Heaven"

            Traditional Jewish Music


            Cantor Louis Danto, Tenor

            Lawrence Pitchko, Piano



Soloist with orchestra of violists only


CACD0106    The London Viola Sound

    Kurt Weill:  Kiddush

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