viola d'amore


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viola d'amore:

see violviol,
family of bowed stringed instruments, the most important ensemble instruments from the 15th to the 17th cent. The viol's early history is indefinite, but it is recognizable in depictions from as early as the 11th cent. During the second half of the 17th cent.
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The next offering featured Tenenbaum playing the Concerto in D Minor for Viola D'amore, RV 395.
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The second is Hyperion's Viola d'Amore Concertos by Vivaldi (CDA 66795).
Encargada de la interpretacion fue la Capella Barroca de Mexico, fundada por el propio Franco alla por 1993 con el nombre de Capella Cervantina, organizacion que, otra particularidad importante de este evento, ofrecio, por primera vez en nuestro pais, una audicion de la Pasion segun San Juan con replicas de instrumentos de la epoca, o sea, a mas de los habituales de hoy, laud, viola da gamba, viola d'amore, bajo continuo y otros y, por supuesto, las voces que integraron el coro a cuatro cuerdas requerido por Bach.
The preface lists Graupner's many unpublished concertos; more interesting than those selected might have been the several works notable for their extremely unusual scorings, including various combinations of viola d'amore, oboe d'amore, flauto d'amore, and bass chalumeau.
These range from early articles on music criticism, the necessity of experimentation, and the viola d'amore, to lectures whose ideas are closely related to his well-known books A Composer's World and The Craft of Musical Composition, to an extended lecture given only five months before his death in December 1963.
The viola d'amore received compositions by Paul Hindemith (who also performed on the instrument), Hans Pfitzner, Frank Martin, Cyril Scott, Matyas Seiber, and numerous others, including Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, whose duo for viola d'amore and gamba (op.