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A Bit of Recent VdGS-NE History: The Ferrabosco CD Project in 2002

The Ferrabosco Project The 2001-2002 season marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Viola da Gamba Society-New England. To celebrate the occasion the Society wanted a permanent memento, and decided a collaborative CD was appropriate. Founding member Bruce Bellingham suggested a subject for the CD, the complete four-part fantasias of Alfonso Ferrabosco II. 

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Viol Rental at Powers Music School

Powers Music School in Belmont MA continues to be a valuable resource for viol players around New England. The School maintains a collection of rental viols – 7 basses, 6 tenors and 4 trebles.  Non- Powers students may rent an instrument if it is not already in use by Powers students.   For the last […]

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New Fantasias for viols by Tom Kurz

It seems like most of the fantasias for viols that were written during the renaissance have been found and published. Do you sometimes wish that more music had been composed for viols?? I have attempted to create new music with the same style and feel as the old music. Click on the above link, print a copy of the music for yourself, and play it with friends.

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