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Day Eighteen: Viola da Gamba Sonatas (CD 1-18)

August 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment · 1708, 1720, 1721, Bach at 23, Bach at 35, Bach at 36, BWV 1027, BWV 1028, BWV 1029, BWV 894, CD 1-18, John Dornenburg, Malcom Proud, Viola da Gamba

Huh? What’s a Viola da Gamba Sonata? This is another example of why I enjoy taking these musical excursions. I learn something new every day. According to a Wiki page, viola da Gamba is Italian for viol of leg: A viol, usually much larger than the violin, played while seated and supported between the legs. […]

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