Viols • Violins • Carvings

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seven string bass viol

after Michel Colichon

Here are some photos of the instrument I am currently making for Armoot Ghazi. This is another Colichon after the lovely Bochum instrument from 1689. I am using figured american cherry for back and ribs.

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audio samples:

Claas B. Harders - Viola da gamba

Marin Marais - Prélude en harpegement

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For this live recording Claas is using his Colichon copy

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Marais - l'Arabesque

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Silke Strauf + Claas B.- Harders

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J. S. Bach, Goldberg Variationen

Silke and Claas with their own arrangement of the famous Goldberg-Variations for two bass viols. Recorded for the label

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