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Definition: Viola di amore
, n. [It. See Viol
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.