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gam·ba

 (gäm′bə, găm′-)

gamba

(ˈɡæmbə)
n
(Instruments) short for viola da gamba
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Noun1.gamba - viol that is the bass member of the viol family with approximately the range of the cellogamba - viol that is the bass member of the viol family with approximately the range of the cello
viol - any of a family of bowed stringed instruments that preceded the violin family
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Although quite a lot of original, historical viola da gambas have been preserved and we can see and admire them at music museums and collections around the world, precious few of them are in a serviceable condition.
The instrument in question is the viola da gamba, which up until the early 19th century, together with the lute and its period variants, formed one of the few connecting links with the dying-out universe of aristocracy, its exquisite taste, dramatic pathos, pomp, but also the spirited world of its intellectual elites.
For your merienda, how about some high tea with gambas, Jamon Serrano, churros and tocino del cielo?
One is Gambas Al-Ajillo, shrimp in olive oil, black and green olives, and Crujiente Pecante y Patatas, breaded fried potato wedges tossed with crunchy cashew nuts.
This change of clef reflects Lister's wider agenda--to make this piece available to musicians without access to gambas, harpsichords, and baroque violins.
Sonatina in d far Viola da Gamba und Basso continuo, Kremsier nach 1680.