When Vittorio Ghielmi Gamba plays in the concert on the Viola as a graceful dance, wins the eighteenth century compelling presence. In a Salon of the Ancien Régime, a woman of graceful and precise dance. In 1725, the composer Marin Marais dedicated to the Allemande, "La Marianne," the dancer Marianne Roland.
A refined piece that is in its apparent simplicity, a space for artistic expression. It comes to style and Imagination. Vittorio Ghielmi makes the arc jump, the strings creak and sing. A Glissando indicates the loop of the Ballerina Shoe on the dance floor. The variations of the Allemande suggest whole film sequences: Time Marianne dancing in the middle of a courtly society, time in addition to a Partner, finally alone in the empty hall. Ghielmis game forms a story.
The viola da Gamba is a poetic tool with the ability to Tell. Again and again her beautiful sound was praised. Their diversity, the Position of the seven strings on the flat fretboard to Play chords. A rich, virtuoso literature for Solo viola da Gamba suggests, what is the status it enjoyed until the middle of the eighteenth century, when noblemen lovers and composers anywhere in Europe. Louis XIV loved to dine for the Gamba game. Shakespeare called the fashionable Instrument "viol-de-gamboys".
The viol player is not As Vittorio Ghielmi played last September at the Festival Alte Musik in Zürich, it was like a silent thunder: It was striking, was surprised when the dance theme
in disbelief, wanted to hear more, was amazed again. But which of the more casually-occurring mail stands out changing out from the crowd of excellent string soloists?
The Zurich concert, he played with the lutenist Luca Pianca works of Marin Marais and Antoine Forqueray, who composed for the "basse de viole" chamber music of the highest standards. The required sheet - to-grip technology, as well as decoration variants were highly differentiated. Every good musician of today would be well pleased if he could present in addition to technology, the various dances of the old time variety. Maybe he would also ask what him want to say that it is the Andes, the Préludes and Sara gangs, actually, and if he doesn't find out, a smile or a vague melancholy mimes.Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 18:20