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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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.
My spirit wilts at yet another chitarrone glissando indicating yet another verse of the aria.
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.
Ancidetemi pur, variations by virtuoso lutenist Kapsberger, were performed on the larger chitarrone.
They will be accompanied by David Miller on chitarrone and John Tollon on organ, two other big names in the early music field, in which Warwick is now one of the leading promoters in Britain.