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history of the viola

Maurice W. Riley

history of the viola

by Maurice W. Riley

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Published by M.W. Riley] in [Ypsilanti .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Viola -- History.,
  • Violists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Maurice W. Riley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML900 .R43 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19592678M
    ISBN 100960315047, 0960315055, 0960315020, 0960315039

    This book provides the first scholarly history of the viola d’amore, a popular bowed string instrument of the Baroque era, with a unique tone produced by a set of metal sympathetic strings. Composers like Bach made use of the viola d’amore for its particular sound, but the instrument subsequen. Viola Davis, American actress known for her precise, controlled performances and her regal presence. She was the first black woman to win an Oscar (Fences), an Emmy (How to Get Away with Murder), and a Tony (Fences) for acting. Read more about Davis’s life and career.

    Since it was first published in , Viola Shafik's Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity has become an indispensable work for scholars of film and the contemporary Middle East. Combining detailed narrative history--economic, ideological, and aesthetic--with thought-provoking analysis, Arab Cinema provides a comprehensive overview of cinema in the Arab world, tracing the industry's. viola (Fr. alto or taille; Ger. Bratsche). 1. Bowed 4-str. instr., sometimes known as alto or tenor because of its lower pitch compared with vn., to which it is closely related. Tuned to c, g, d′, a′.Va. section standard in all orchs.; one va. is standard component of str. qt. Also used as solo instr., several concs. and conc.-type works having been written for it.

    The Universal Dictionary of Violin & Bow Makers is a widely cited reference work providing information on approximately 9, violin makers. The work is based on the extensive notes of violinist and composer William Henley (). Item # $   The Story of Viola Desmond Viola Desmond. Viola Desmond was an African Canadian woman from Nova Scotia. She lived in a time when black women were expected to be servants in houses, and black men were expected to be servants on trains. From a young age, Viola dreamed of having her own business. By , she was making her dreams come : Shantel Ivits.


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The History of the Viola Paperback – September 1, by Maurice W. Riley (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please history of the viola book — $ $ Author: Maurice W.

Riley. The history of the viola is closely linked to the development of the other instruments in the violin family, which were first made in northern Italy between and It may be assumed that the alto, tenor and bass versions emerged soon after the soprano instrument.

Illustrious names such as Andrea and Nicola Amati, Gasparo da Salò. The viola has more of a tenor or baritone sound but it still can reproduce the human voice with a rich, dark legato that is almost operatic in its emotional power. The Violin and Viola: History, Structure, Techniques is a superb history of the violin and viola for performers and students of music by: 5.

The history of the viola is closely related to the development of the other instruments in the “violin” family. Indeed, the violin, viola, cello, and double bass all have their origins from the European “viol,” which consisted of two varieties, the “viola da braccio” (arm viol) and the “viola da gamba” (leg viol), named for the way the instrument was played.

"The history of the viola" By Maurice W. Riley () A really complete book, everything about the viola is in it: history, the early Italian makers, the viola during the baroque era, in France and England, in Germany and Austria in the classical era, viola bows, viola teaching methods, literature for viola, musical examples, photos of violas, important 19 th century violist, including Rolla.

Since the viola is considered the master instrument name, it follows that the other instruments were later inventions that were based on the viola. But no one knows for sure. Gradually, the ranges of the string section began to mirror the ranges of the human voice: bass was the cello, alto and tenor were the viola and the soprano was the violin.

The history of the viola and the history of the violin and the so-called “violin family”, have been closely related.

In the history of classical music the viola, although neglected in many aspects, has played quite an important role, recognised by several composers and authors of treatises. Contains moderate tempo play throughs of the selections in Suzuki Viola Book 2.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(8). The demand for this book and the accumulation of new material related to viola history dictates the publication of the present edition, entitled Volume II, and the eventual reprinting of the original book in a revised form as Volume I.

Volume II contains photographs and descriptions of 65 important violas that did not appear in the edition. All viola players would learn something from this book, either techniques, or the people who played the instrument, or the people Read full review.

The history of the viola, Volume 2 The History of the Viola, Maurice W. Riley: Author: Maurice W. Riley: Edition: 2, illustrated: Publisher: Braun-Brumfield, ISBN: 5/5(2). Viola, stringed musical instrument, the tenor of the violin family. It is built in proportions similar to those of the violin but has a body length of 37 to 43 cm ( to 17 inches), about 5 cm (2 inches) longer than a violin.

Its four strings are tuned c–g–d′–a′, beginning with the C below middle. Acclaimed actress Viola Davis is the only African-American performer to win Tony, Oscar and Emmy Awards.

She is known for her award-winning performances in the. : The History of the Viola () by Riley, Maurice W. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(7).

The History of the Viola. Although it is believed that the Italian luthier Andrea Amati created the modern violin family around the yearbowed stringed instruments were invented long before this date.

For this reason, it can be helpful to think of the viola as an instrument that has evolved over time, rather than as a perfected product.

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The history of the viola by Maurice W. Riley; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Viola, Violists, Biography, History.