tromba marina


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tromba marina

(ˈtrɒmbə məˈriːnə)
n
(Instruments) an obsolete viol with a long thin body and a single string. It resembled the natural trumpet in its range of notes (limited to harmonics) and its tone
[from Italian, literally: marine trumpet]
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Prodigio de estilo, inventiva, inteligencia e ingenio, Luciano narro en la Verdadera historia las aventuras de unos navegantes que se atreven a pasa las columnas de Hercules, el estrecho de Gibraltar, para internarse en el mar de las Tinieblas, el Atlantico, y son arrebatados por una tromba marina y depositados para su infinito asombro en la Luna.
For me the most interesting were the opening and closing concertos: the gentle and persuasive Concerto for Two Mandolins, RV 532, and the robust Concerto RV 555 for three violins, two recorders, two viole all'inglese, chalumeau, two cellos, two harpsichords, and two violini in tromba marina.
He breaks new ground by arguing very convincingly for a new interpretation of the "violino in tromba" required as solo instrument in the concertos RV 221, 311, and 313: not (as hitherto believed) a violin playing in "trumpet" style, but a violin modified, in ways as yet unknown, to sound like a tromba marina (pp.