Gamba player and scholar Hoffmann presents a history of the instrument, including its development, anatomy, repertoire, performers, and more. With a glossary, bibliography, and index. Music examples. Plates.
Three discs of music by Forqueray. With Marion Martineau, viola da gamba; and Christophe Rousset, harpsichord.
Jordi Savall leads Le Concert des Nations in concertos for viola da gamba and concertos for violins and for cello, RV 544, 546, 555, 565, 578, 579 and 580. With violinists Manfred Kraemer and Pablo Valetti; Imke David on viola da gamba; and cellist Bruno Cocset.
Edited by Carlo Denti. A collection of late compositions by the composer, which also includes an appendix of miscellaneous movements. This edition is based on the only known sources; the manuscript and the edition edited by Walter Knape. With a preface and thematic index.
This disc contains music for solo viola da gamba by Gaspar Sanz, Santiago de Murcia, Marin Marais, and Sainte-Colombe.
Contents: Première Suite in G major Deuxième -- Suite in c minor Troisième -- Suite in G major. With Jacques Ogg, harpsichord.
This disc contains music from Marais' Pieces de violes. With Fred Jacobs, french theorbo.
Contents: A Solo (1998) -- La Florentine (2003) -- Violatango (version for solo 7-stringed bass viol) -- Violatango (version with basso continuo or second bass viol) -- Violatango (simple structure version). With a preface in German and English. The second part includes music for the bass viol or…
Kuijken performs music by Carl Friedrich Abel, Diego Ortiz, Johannes Schenck, Georg Philipp Telemann, Christopher Simpson, and Tobias Hume.
Ghielmi performs music by Telemann, Graun, Vivaldi, and Tartini. With Il Suonar Parlante Orchestra.
Pandolfo performs Bach's Sonatas BWV 1027-1029, as well as arias with viola da gamba from the St. Matthew and St. John Passions. With Markus Hünninger, harpsichord and organ; Michael Chance, countertenor; Harry van der Kamp, bass; Francois Joubert-Caillet, violone.
Includes the gamba sonatas BWV 1027, 1028 and 1029. Also includes Trios BWV 583 and 584; and Keyboard Sonatas BWV 967 and 963. With Aapo Häkkinen, harpsichord.
With Ton Koopman, harpsichord.
Facsimile page. Edited by Harry Joelson. With preface. Both the solo and the duos were first published in Hamburg in Telemann's music journal "The Faithful Music Teacher."
With Michael Schönheit, piano; Eva Salonen, violin; and Katharina Holzhey, cello.
In one movement. With a composer's note. Loeb composed this piece as a solo to contrast with the large number of contrapuntal ensemble In Nomines from Renaissance England. Of advanced difficulty.
Tenor gamba I/Viola pomposa part (version for viola da gamba quartet).
Edited by Günter and Leonore von Zadow. This is one of six trio sonatas by Buxtehude which were not published either in his opus 1 or opus 2 sets. This edition is based on a manuscript held in the Uppsala University Library. With a preface in German and English, and facsimile plates.
The Cuban-born Fernandez performs with the Ensemble Recondita.
This disc includes music by ortiz, Simpson, and Forqueray. Suihkonen performs with the Ballo Della Battalia.
Berger plays music by Nicolas Hotman, Saint-Colombe, Marin Marais, Telemann, Bach, Philip Hacquart, and more.