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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Viola da gamba music -- History and criticism,
  • Viola da gamba music

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Jason Paras ; edited by George Houle and Glenna Houle.
SeriesMusic--scholarship and performance
ContributionsHoule, George., Houle, Glenna.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML760.V565 P37 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2867665M
ISBN 100253388244
LC Control Number84043068

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The term "viola bastarda" refers to both an instrument and a style of playing that is one of the crowning achievements of musical mannerism. The Italian repertory for the solo viola da gamba in the 16th and early 17th centuries was largely music played "alla bastarda," an art of performance in which a polyphonic composition is transformed into a single melodic line derived from the original. The Italian repertory for the solo viola da gamba in the 16th and early 17th centuries was largely music played "alla bastarda," an art of performance in which a polyphonic composition is transformed into a single melodic line derived from the original parts and spanning their ranges. Music for Viola Bastarda The term viola bastarda refers to both an instrument and a style of playing that is one of the crowning achievements of musical mannerism. The Italian repertory for the solo viola da gamba in the 16th and early 17th centuries Brand: Naxos. Composers/Editors/Authors: Houle, Glenna; Houle, George, Paras Title: Music for Viola Bastarda Publisher Number:

Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Art of Viola Bastarda - Sophie Watillon on AllMusic - On a Viola Bastarda that is easier then on the wind instruments, because you start with 6 strings, each of them with it's own colour ideally. This is not the music or instrument were one should be looking for a homogenous sound. We need the contrast to show off the original structure. iv Editorial There is a decided continental flavour to the contents of this issue. First Joëlle Morton provides an informative and comprehensive survey of extant music alla bastarda, or for viola bastarda, examining the arguments for and against whether the term refers to a technique or to an instrument, and her survey catalogues the extant repertory.   This viola learning package is a combination of the paperback book and a collection of instructions and tips to help students understand viola sheet music. Students who use this instructional manual have the option to learn through private lessons which are interactive and practical.

Lyra bastarda is a common misnomer for the baryton.. Viola bastarda refers to a highly virtuosic style of composition or extemporaneous performance, as well as to the altered viols created to maximize players' ability to play in this style. In the viola bastarda style, a polyphonic composition is reduced to a single line, while maintaining the same range as the original, and adding divisions. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Music for Viola Bastarda (Indiana University Social Science Series; No. 31) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The viola da gamba (viol or viole) began the baroque era as a consort instrument and maintained that role, especially in England, for several decades. In Italy, after the flowering of the viola bastarda (a small bass viol) from the late Renaissance, it was completely supplanted by the violin family.   The Viola Bastarda art of playing, is that you have to play through the whole partitura of a madrigal or chanson and have to play bits of the voices with diminutions. I like the sound of this.