bass viol

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Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F. www.chambermusicsf.org Andy Canepa, Hallifax & Jeffrey Organ; bass viol duo. Chronicle Staff Report, San Francisco Chronicle, "Classical music and dance listings," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of bass viol

circa 1616, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bass viol was circa 1616

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