Laudate Pueri (II)
for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, viola da gamba, strings and basso continuo (with bassoon)
A-Wn mus. Hs 17426
Strümper, Viennese music with viols
The overall range (d-e’’) and some chords of the parts as a whole composed by Marc’Antonio Ziani for viola da gamba suggest that he had an alto-tenor viol in mind, even if their execution is not impossible on a bass viol.
Marc Strümper, Die Viola da gamba am Wiener Kaiserhof, Tutzing, Schneider, 2004, p. 243-244