bass viol


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Recent Examples on the Web Most of the pieces sung by Davies were arranged for viol consort by Richard Boothby, co-founder of Fretwork and one of its bass viol players. Washington Post, "Countertenor Iestyn Davies and Fretwork revive music old and new at Library of Congress," 17 Oct. 2019 Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F. 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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“Bass viol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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