He also records that his uncle paid 2s Od and his father, William (III), 2s 6d on behalf of the singers towards the purchase of a bass viol
for the church band; John Holmes contributed is 6d.
Indeed, discussing the movie in National Review, John Simon writes, "I know of no sounds less bearable than those of baroque music, unless it be baroque music played on one, two, or three bass viols
, than which I can think of nothing more base and vile" (54).
16), the taxpayer bought a 17th century bass viol
made by Ruggeri (a contemporary of Stradivari) for use in the business of playing the viol professionally.
The 40-strong choir will be directed by Jeffrey Skidmore and will be accompanied by two organs, two theorbos, a bass viol
, and a great bass viol
The meat of the programme was Bach's great organ Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor (played in A Minor) featuring a Great Bass Viol
whose deep sonorities underpinned an imaginative transcription , featuring more varied techniques - such as pizzicatos tossed from player to player - plus lively dynamics.
Also, the Roses are notably sonorous, not least because of their extensive use of the great bass viol
, which provides such a rich underpinning.
The duo obbligato for the "Simphonie de rossignol" in L'ile de Delos is scored for two flutes (also conceivably for flute and violin), and the bass viol
is also given some solo work in this cantata.
Sue and Martin Bates set up the trust in memory of their son and have kindly loaned me a bass viol
The difference in size between a piccolo and a bass viol
will be readily apparent to audience members who go on a "symphonic safari" during Arts Umbrella's annual "Community Guide to the Orchestras" at the Lane County Fairgrounds at 7 p.
They used a basse de viol, a bass viol
, instead of a cello.
Quartets more commonly use three treble instruments or assign the third obbligato part to a bass instrument (cello, bass viol
, or bassoon).
Floral floats were interspersed with West Indians hip-swinging in black-and-yellow polka dot costumes, marching bands dressed like Arab sheikhs, Mexicans in sombreros and jigging Hungarians, one carrying a bass viol
strapped to his back.