gambist


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gambist

(ˈɡæmbɪst)
n
(Classical Music) a person who plays the viola da gamba

gambist

a performer on the viola da gamba.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gambist - a musician who performs upon the viola da gamba
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
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George Mason University Libraries has acquired and digitized the only extant holograph score by Dutch-born cellist, gambist, and composer Johan Arnold Dahmen (1766-1812).
A typical turn on a word/name was the selection from "Pieces de Clavecin" called "La Marais," which could refer to a swamp, a section of Paris, or the composer's colleague and gambist Marin Marais.
The players are dressed in Oriental costumes that would have been outrageous to Rembrandt's contemporaries; a viola da gambist wears a colorful turban and bright tunic; a young harpist stares at the viewer as if annoyed by an intruder.
Highlights: Emerson String Quartet * viola da gambist Jordi Savall * pianist Leon Fleisher * Chamber Music Society * Stew * Alarm Will Sound * Bang on a Can All-Stars with Wilco's Glenn Kotche * Steve Reich & Musicians * London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski * The Juilliard Orchestra * the opening night of The Film Society of Lincoln Center's Rendez-Vous with French Cinema