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Simon Rowland-Jones

vl, *1950 GB
Musician / Composer of Classical

Simon Rowland-Jones (born 1950) is a violist, composer, and music editor. He is best known for his arrangement of the Bach Cello Suites for Viola, which is widely praised as one of the best scholarly editions of the work for viola.

     
Instruments
  • Viola
  • Violin
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Phantasy Quintet: III. Alla Sarabanda on Vaughan Williams: The String Quartets & Phantasy Quintet by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Medici String Quartet & Simon Rowland-Jones
Phantasy Quintet: I. Prelude on Vaughan Williams: The String Quartets & Phantasy Quintet by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Medici String Quartet & Simon Rowland-Jones
Phantasy Quintet: II. Scherzo on Vaughan Williams: The String Quartets & Phantasy Quintet by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Medici String Quartet & Simon Rowland-Jones
Phantasy Quintet: IV. Burlesca on Vaughan Williams: The String Quartets & Phantasy Quintet by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Medici String Quartet & Simon Rowland-Jones
Ulysses Awakes on Resurrection by 12 Ensemble
Five sketches in sepia for piano, Epilogue on Ernest Bloch, Music for viola and piano, Two piano pieces by Ernest Bloch, Simon Rowland-Jones & Niel Immelman
Triple Concerto for Violin, Viola and Cello: I. Medium fast — on Tippett: Triple Concerto / Concerto for Orchestra by Michael Tippett, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Richard Hickox
Triple Concerto for Violin, Viola and Cello: III. Very slow, calmer still — on Tippett: Triple Concerto / Concerto for Orchestra by Michael Tippett, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Richard Hickox
Triple Concerto for Violin, Viola and Cello: IV. Interlude. Medium fast — on Tippett: Triple Concerto / Concerto for Orchestra by Michael Tippett, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Richard Hickox
Triple Concerto for Violin, Viola and Cello: II. Interlude. Medium slow — on Tippett: Triple Concerto / Concerto for Orchestra by Michael Tippett, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Richard Hickox

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Discography

Title Artist Year Type
Suites For Solo Violoncello BWV 1007-1012 Volume 2 Suites 4-6: Transcribed For ViolaJohann Sebastian Bach / Simon Rowland-Jones1997Album
Triple Concerto, Concerto For OrchestraSir Michael Tippett, Levon Chilingirian, Simon Rowland-Jones, Philip de Groote, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox1995Album
Suites For Solo Violoncello BWV 1007-1012 Volume 1 Suites 1-3: Transcribed For ViolaJohann Sebastian Bach / Simon Rowland-Jones1994Album
String Quintets In G Major Op.77 & In E Flat Major Op.97 • Intermezzo In B Major Op.40Antonín Dvořák - Chilingirian String Quartet, Duncan McTier, Simon Rowland-Jones1992Album
Music For Viola & Piano / Two Piano PiecesErnest Bloch / Simon Rowland-Jones, Niel Immelman1991Album
Music For Viola & PianoBenjamin Dale, Simon Rowland-Jones, Niel Immelman1991Album
The String Quartets / Phantasy QuintetRalph Vaughan Williams, The Medici Quartet, Simon Rowland-Jones1989Album
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