john stulz
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John Stulz

John Stulz is currently professor of viola at
conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Lyon
conservatoire americain - fontainebleau schools

20 studies for solo viola etudes in contemporary viola technique
Left Hand Study

teaching documents (in french)
travail intelligent
fondations : distribution de l'archet
fondations : vibrato
histoire de l'alto contemporain
introduction aux doubles cordes

travail quotidien de l'alto
A guidebook for scales, exercises and daily practice of the viola (in french)

Approaches to Modern European Viola Repertoire: A Conversation with John Stulz
An interview with Anne Lanzilotti discussing ways of approaching modern European works for solo viola. Published in the Journal of the American Viola Society, Vol. 33, No. 2, Fall 2017

Simulating Ligeti
An algorithmic approach to understanding the compositional process behind Ligeti's Loop for solo viola

spectral harmony for violists
A theoretical outline for approaching "spectral" music for viola, including detailed analysis of Radulescu Das Andere, Ligeti Hora Lunga from the sonata for solo viola and Gérard Grisey Prologue for solo viola.

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