chitarrone


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chitarrone

(ˌkɪtɑːˈrəʊnɪ; ˌtʃɪt-)
n, pl -ni (-nɪ)
(Instruments) a large lute with a double neck in common use during the baroque period, esp in Italy
[Italian, from chitarra, from Greek kithara lyre]
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Numerous continuo instruments predominated over the small orchestral ensemble and it was a stunning sight to watch three large bass lutes (chitarrone) swaying, accompanied by viole de gambe, a Baroque harp, natural trumpets, cornetti, recorders and harpsichordists, Bolton among them.
South Wales-born Young will play the chitarrone - an early Italian instrument with a wonderfully deep sound.
A few years ago I was presenting a paper at a conference in which one of the figures was of an Italian tablature for the chitarrone juxtaposed with the transcription into modern notation.
O Jolanda, o dolce nome che significa viola, violetta, violoncello, violino, antimandola, mandolino, chitarrone. O jolanda, o donna amata O viola violata, o gentil violazione (41).
My spirit wilts at yet another chitarrone glissando indicating yet another verse of the aria.
5) El baile de estilo y figuras que sigue al extasis de la farandula es el ultimo paso del barroco americano ya que se trata de una ejecucion en la que los instrumentos empiezan a mezclarse arribando al momento en que los musicos clasicos han perdido la direccion del concierto, la cual pasa a Filomeno: "se formaron parejas de oboe con tromba, clarino con regale, cornetto con viola, flautino con chitarrone, mientras los violini piccoli alla francese se concertaban en cuadrilla con los trombones - 'Todos los instrumentos revueltos -dijo Jorge Federico--Esto es algo asi como una sinfonia fantastica' [...] -'Diablo de negro!
They were joined by the harp, chitarrone and soprano Laila Finvik Pettersen, forming Trio Barakkalao, who alongside tenor Angus Smith and bass Christopher Foster, opened the 9th annual Festival with 17th century French and Italian baroque sacred music.
The ensemble includes UO Assistant Professor Marc Vanscheeuwijck, bass violin, and guest artists Monica Huggett, violin; Bruce Dickey, cornetto; Paul Beier, lute and chitarrone; Richard Savino, baroque guitar and lute; and Gianluca Capuano, organ.
Ancidetemi pur, variations by virtuoso lutenist Kapsberger, were performed on the larger chitarrone. Paula Chateauneuf has a curious way of producing unrelated pretty sounds, but with no obvious form to the music.