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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Viola da gamba(0.00863 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: viola da gamba
viola da gamba
n : viol that is the bass member of the viol family with
approximately the range of the cello [syn: bass viol]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Viola da gamba
Viola \Vi"o*la\, n. [It. See Viol.] (Mus.)
An instrument in form and use resembling the violin, but
larger, and a fifth lower in compass.
Viola da braccio [It., viol for the arm], the tenor viol,
or viola, a fifth lower than the violin. Its part is
written in the alto clef, hence it is sometimes called the
Viola da gamba [It., viol for the leg], an instrument
resembling the viola, but larger, and held between the
knees. It is now rarely used.
Viola da spalla [It., viol for the shoulder], an instrument
formerly used, resembling the viola, and intermediate in
size between the viola and the viola da gamba.
Viola di amore [It., viol of love: cf. F. viole d'amour], a
viol, larger than the viola, having catgut strings upon,
and brass or steel wires under, the keyboard. These,
sounding sympathetically with the strings, yield a
peculiarly soft and silvery sound. It is now seldom used.