Musica Antica - Classical & Romantic
In search of repertoire for young string players, these works were composed in the style of earlier times. The Classical works follow the style of composers such as Haydn (father and son) and Mozart.
Trio à la Haydn
For viola players, the string trio repertoire is often either dull, or ridiculously difficult, or both. This Trio shares interesting material between all the parts, and is an ideal introduction to Classical chamber music for advanced intermediate players.
The Contredance was one of the most popular dance forms of the eighteenth century, and this collection for intermediate string trio introduces the form in a range of keys and moods, following the style of Mozart and Haydn.