Recent Examples of viol from the Web
With Amelie Chemin, viol; Thomas Boysen, theorbo; Markus Hunninger, harpsichord.
In addition to his wife and son Laurence, a viol player and musicologist, Mr. Dreyfus is survived by a daughter, violist Karen Dreyfus; son Daniel Dreyfus; five grandchildren; and sister Ethel Tumim.
The intimate Sunday concert at the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington would have benefited from a brief introduction to the recorders and viols that played in J.S. Bach’s Cantata No.
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Origin and Etymology of viol
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of viol for English Language Learners
: a musical instrument used in the past that is similar to a violin
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