viola da gamba


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viola da gamba:

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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viola da gamba

the second largest and lowest member of the viol family
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Musically, compositions tend to surf the lower end of the string spectrum, with doublebass, viola da gamba and particularly the cello featuring strongly.
Again he gets sidetracked by his relentless pursuit of definitions, arguing that the term 'violetta [...] is an instrument in the viola da gamba family' (p.
Viola Da Gamba is, conversely, the highest-rated horse in the field, having shown a good level of form as a juvenile - the highlight being a brave second at Folkestone.
Soprano Shari Alise Wilson and countertenor Gerrod Pagenkopf will perform with an ensemble that includes violins, viola, violone, harpsichord and viola da gamba.
ISTANBUL, Feb 7, 2011 (TUR) -- Friederike Heumann, a viola da gamba soloist, will give a concert in Istanbul on February 18.
Its creation took three years and the collaboration of musicians from the Ithaca College Music Department and Hospicare's music program, the Ithaca community, the Ithaca College Women's Chorale directed by Janet Galvan, members of the music faculty of Ithaca College, Nicholas Walker on double bass and viola da gamba, cellist Elizabeth Simkin, flautist Wendy Mehne, and harpists Jayne Demakos and Evangeline Ray.
Ademas del violin, las cuerdas que se frotan son sus hermanos: viola, violonchelo y contrabajo, asi como la viola da gamba y el monocordio.
Huygens studied lute, viola da gamba, and the keyboard as a child, and although most of his musical compositions are lost, he claimed to have composed almost 1000 (brief) instrumental pieces.
This is adequate for most of the manuscript and printed items, but I will admit to wishing that the viola da gamba and the lute had been photographed in color.
She has performed on the viola da gamba and has played double bass with several orchestras, including the Cleveland Philharmonic.
Howard Pepperman plays the viola da gamba and is a computer programmer.