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BYU Primrose International Viola Archive

The Primrose International Viola Ar​chive (PIVA), housed at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, is the official viola archive of both the International Viola Society and American Viola Society. PIVA holds the largest collection in the world of the viola literature. After visiting the archive, Patricia McCarty, international viola soloist and recording artist, stated, “The Primrose Archive is of inestimable value to violists worldwide in our search to rediscover the best music written for our instrument.” Named in honor of William Primrose (1904-1982), the Scottish viola virtuoso who helped establish the viola as a concert instrument, the Primrose International Viola Archive (PIVA) originated in 1974 when Primrose accepted a proposal to donate his memorabilia to BYU’s Harold B. Lee Library as the core of a new viola library that would eventually become a national “resource center for students, violists, and scholars.

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May 8, 2019 Spohr, Louis, 1784-1859
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2 parts (7, 7 p.) ; 33 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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May 8, 2019 Spohr, Louis, 1784-1859
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2 parts (14, 17 p.) ; 35 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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May 8, 2019 Mayseder, Joseph, 1789-1863, composer
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2 parts ; 34 cm
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2 parts (24, 21 p.) ; 33 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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2 parts (21, 20 p.) ; 33 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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May 8, 2019 Gard, Jules, composer
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3 volumes (2 parts each) ; 33 cm
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May 8, 2019 Rolla, Alessandro, 1757-1841
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2 parts (6, 8 p.) ; 33 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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May 8, 2019 Spohr, Louis, 1784-1859
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2 parts (7, 7 p.) ; 33 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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May 8, 2019 Spohr, Louis, 1784-1859
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2 parts (14, 17 p.) ; 35 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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May 8, 2019 Mayseder, Joseph, 1789-1863, composer
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2 parts ; 34 cm
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2 parts (24, 21 p.) ; 33 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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2 parts (21, 20 p.) ; 33 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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May 8, 2019 Gard, Jules, composer
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3 volumes (2 parts each) ; 33 cm
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Mar 18, 2019 Ritter, Hermann, 1849-1926, composer
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2 volumes ; 35 cm
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Mar 18, 2019 Ritter, Hermann, 1849-1926, composer
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2 volumes ; 35 cm
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1 score (39 p.) + 2 parts ; 31 cm
Topic: Concertos (Viola) -- Solo with piano
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Feb 22, 2019 Ritter, Hermann, 1849-1926
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1 score (29 p.) + 1 part (8 p.) ; 35 cm
Topic: Viola and piano music -- Scores and parts
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Feb 22, 2019 Casimir-Ney, 1801-1877
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2 parts
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Feb 22, 2019 Marque, Pierre Auguste, 1781-1868
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score (pg. 2-17)
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Feb 22, 2019 Rolla, Alessandro, 1757-1841
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2 parts (6, 8 p.) ; 33 cm
Topic: Violin and viola music -- Parts
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Feb 22, 2019 Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826
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1 score (23 p.) + 2 parts (7 p. each) ; 35 cm
Topics: Clarinet and piano music -- Scores and parts, Viola and piano music -- Scores and parts, Violin and...
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Feb 22, 2019 Martinn, Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar, 1775-1836
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2 parts (2 v.) ; 34 cm
Topic: Viola music (Violas (2)) -- Parts
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Feb 22, 2019 Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869
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9 p. of music ; 34 cm
Topic: Viola -- Orchestral excerpts
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Feb 22, 2019 Ritter, Hermann, 1849-1926, composer
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2 volumes ; 35 cm
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Feb 22, 2019 Ritter, Hermann, 1849-1926
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77 p. of music ; 33 cm
Topic: Viola -- Studies and exercises
2 v. of music ; 32 cm
Topics: Viola -- Methods, Viola -- Studies and exercises