[Ansteorra] Popular Songs of Ansteorra

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Sun Aug 15 21:40:22 PDT 2010

What's a "gamba"?

I see a brief mention of a "Violas da Gamba" in the instruments-msg file in the Florilegium, but no description of what this instrument is, or how it differs from others. Although from this, I am assuming it is a stringed instrument.


On Aug 15, 2010, at 6:08 PM, Jeffrey Clark wrote:

> I am hoping to introduce a unique style of gamba playing at Glaslyn next
> weekend, however all of the music that I can find for the instrument is
> relatively obscure to the SCA (or just post-period). Therefor, I am going to
> have to intabulate something; so, I figured I would ask: what are some
> popular and well-known period (or period sounding) songs in Ansteorra?
> Also, if there are any vocalists who are going to be at Glaslyn next weekend
> and would like an accompanist, I will have my gamba with me and can play
> with you; just send me music.
> -Alessandro-Sorenzo Zorzi

THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
   Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas          StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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