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Jean Rousseau (violist)

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Jean Rousseau (1 October 1644 – 1 June 1699) was a French viol player, theorist, composer, and author remembered principally for his Traité de la viole (1687), a valuable source of information on the performance practices of his time, as well as on techniques used in the construction of viols. [1]

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John Tyrrell (musicologist)

John Tyrrell (born 1942) is a British musicologist.

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Le Sieur de Machy

Machy, known as Le Sieur de Machy (fl. second half the 17th century) was a French viol player, composer, and teacher remembered principally for his Pièces de Violle en Musique et en Tablature (1685), a valuable source of information on the performance practices of his time.

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Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe

Jean de Sainte-Colombe (ca. 1640–1700) was a French composer and violist.

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Music theory

Music theory is the study of the practices and possibilities of music.

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Stanley Sadie

Stanley John Sadie, CBE (30 October 1930 – 21 March 2005) was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor.

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The viol, viola da gamba, or (informally) gamba, is any one of a family of bowed, fretted and stringed instruments with hollow wooden bodies and pegboxes where the tension on the strings can be increased or decreased to adjust the pitch of each of the strings.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Rousseau_(violist)

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