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Piano accompaniment backing tracks

Shostakovich: Viola Sonata


Price:  9.00 / ($10.44 / €10.35 )

Shostakovich: Viola Sonata
Includes accompaniments for:

1. Moderato
2. Allegretto
3. Adagio




These piano accompaniment tracks help make practising more effective and enjoyable! They are recorded by a professional accompanist and can help you keep in tune and in time, as you listen to the piano part for this work. Many customers have found them a cost-effective alternative to hiring a pianist in the early stages of learning a new piece, whether that be for an exam, recital, audition or simply for fun!

Please scroll down for samples and details of each movement.



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Other viola sonatas


1. Moderato

Price:  4.00 / ($4.64 / €4.60 )

Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version


Audio sample:

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4 crotchet click-beats indicate pulse before viola enters

Bars 1-4 accompanied by minim click-beats while piano is silent

Bars 215-242: CUT in piano part - after bar 214, there are 8 seconds of silence in piano part, followed by 4 crotchet click-beats that lead into bar 242


2. Allegretto

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Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version


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Bars 112-116: click-beats used to signify pulse

Bars 192-201: click-beats indicate help to signify pulse through this passage where piano is silent


3. Adagio

Price:  4.00 / ($4.64 / €4.60 )

Includes accompaniments for:
✓ Performance version


Audio sample:

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Note : Accompaniment begins in bar 13 - 2 minim click-beats set the pulse of bar 13, then viola chords played after 3rd and 4th click-beats respectively

Bars 28-30: minim click-beats indicate pulse

Bars 38-41:crotchet click-beats signify pulse through these 4 bars

Bars 44 and 45: minim click-beats indicate pulse

Bars 63-65: crotchet click-beats indicate pulse through these three bars

Bars 93-114: CUT - at bar 93 there is an 8 second silence in the piano part, then click-beats set pulse for bar 115, viola enters in bar 115 after 5th click-beat

Between bars 139 and 183, further crotchet click-beats are used to keep pulse whenever piano is silent or has long chords