Laudate Pueri (I)
Items with viola da gamba:
“Suscitans a terra” for alto, tenor, 2 solo violins, viola da gamba, strings and basso continuo
“Gloria” for alto, viola da gamba and basso continuo
A-Wn mus. Hs 17420
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. 241-242