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Flaming Swords: Baroque music for Violas d’Amore, Violas da gamba and Lute, Thornton

One of the most resonating instruments among Baroque instruments, is the Viola d’Amore (viola of love), with a total of 14 strings. The Viola d’Amore has a unique link to Moorish countries, who were famous for their many-stringed instruments in the 1600’s. The silvery combination of the d’Amore with the 7-string Viola da gamba, is […]

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Flaming Swords: Baroque music for Violas d’Amore, Violas da gamba and Lute, Denver

One of the most resonating instruments among Baroque instruments, is the Viola d’Amore (viola of love), with a total of 14 strings. The Viola d’Amore has a unique link to Moorish countries, who were famous for their many-stringed instruments in the 1600’s. The silvery combination of the d’Amore with the 7-string Viola da gamba, is […]

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Shake Your Ears Loose with the Earthquake Mass

Preview by Ruth L. Carver A piece nicknamed the “Earthquake Mass” would hardly seem capable of transporting a listener to a peaceful, transcendent place…yet that is just what Ars Nova Singers hope to do in their upcoming concerts. This rarely performed piece by Renaissance master Antoine Brumel will gently yet insistently tug the audience from […]

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That’s D’amore! Baroque music with Colorado Chamber Players, McNichols Civic Center

Colorado Chamber Players welcome Baroque musicians Matthew Dane, Barbara Hamilton (Violas D’amore), Ann Marie Morgan (viola da gamba), Eric Wicks (harpsichord) and Daniel Hutchings (tenor) as they continue celebrating the CCP’s 25th Anniversary Season, with a Baroque program featuring the mysterious Viola D’amore- a resonating instrument with 14 strings! The D’amore has 7 upper strings […]

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Thats Damore: Colorado Chamber Players at McNichols Civic Center

Colorado Chamber Players welcome Baroque musicians Matthew Dane, Barbara Hamilton (Violas D’amore), Ann Marie Morgan (viola da gamba), Eric Wicks (harpsichord) and Daniel Hutchings (tenor) as they continue celebrating the CCP’s 25th Anniversary Season, with a Baroque program featuring the mysterious Viola D’amore- a resonating instrument with 14 strings! The D’amore has 7 upper strings […]

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Thats Damore: Colorado Chamber Players at Broomfield Auditorium

Colorado Chamber Players welcome Baroque musicians Matthew Dane, Barbara Hamilton (Violas D’amore), Ann Marie Morgan (viola da gamba), Eric Wicks (harpsichord) and Daniel Hutchings (tenor) as they continue celebrating the CCP’s 25th Anniversary Season, with a Baroque program featuring the mysterious Viola D’amore- a resonating instrument with 14 strings! The D’amore has 7 upper strings […]

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That’s D’amore! with Colorado Chamber Players

Preview article by Betsy Schwarm   The viola d’amore may be the white tiger of the fine music world: remarkably beautiful, but startlingly rare. Even those who are well familiar with the standard variety may have never seen and heard one in person – let alone two of them at once. That one of those […]

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