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Consort of instruments and Viol

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Difference between Consort of instruments and Viol

Consort of instruments vs. Viol

A consort of instruments was a phrase used in England during the 16th and 17th centuries to indicate an instrumental ensemble. 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.

Similarities between Consort of instruments and Viol

Consort of instruments and Viol have 14 things in common (in Unionpedia): Baroque music, Broken consort, Chest of viols, Christopher Simpson, England, Henry Purcell, John Dowland, John Jenkins (composer), Lute, Rose Consort of Viols, The Baltimore Consort, Variation (music), William Byrd, William Lawes.

Baroque music

Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.

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Broken consort

In English early Baroque music, a broken consort is an ensemble featuring instruments from more than one family, for example a group featuring both string and wind instruments.

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Chest of viols

Chest of viols is a term which was used primarily in the 16th and 17th centuries in England for either a consort of viols, or the specialized cabinet made to contain a small consort of viols, usually containing six: two treble, two tenor, and two bass viols,Taruskin, Richard (2009).

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Christopher Simpson

Christopher Simpson (1602/1606–1669) was an English musician and composer, particularly associated with music for the viola da gamba.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (or; c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.

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John Dowland

John Dowland (1563 – buried 20 February 1626) was an English Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer.

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John Jenkins (composer)

John Jenkins (1592–1678), English composer, was born in Maidstone, Kent, and died at Kimberley, Norfolk.

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A lute is any plucked string instrument with a neck (either fretted or unfretted) and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body.

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Rose Consort of Viols

The Rose Consort of Viols is an English ensemble of viol players who perform mainly early consort music, including works by Orlando Gibbons, John Dowland, and Henry Purcell.

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The Baltimore Consort

The Baltimore Consort is a musical ensemble that performs a wide variety of early music, Renaissance music and music from later periods.

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Variation (music)

In music, variation is a formal technique where material is repeated in an altered form.

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William Byrd

William Byrd (birth date variously given as c.1539/40 or 1543 – 4 July 1623), was an English composer of the Renaissance.

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William Lawes

William Lawes (April 160224 September 1645) was an English composer and musician.

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Consort of instruments and Viol Comparison

Consort of instruments has 54 relations, while Viol has 190. As they have in common 14, the Jaccard index is 5.74% = 14 / (54 + 190).


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