One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A sweet-toned 18th-century musical instrument similar to a viola, but with six or seven strings, and additional sympathetic strings below the fingerboard.
- ‘The concerto for lute and viola d'amore is one of his last works’
- ‘Thompson believes that playing the viola d'amore has enhanced his viola playing.’
- ‘There isn't a huge repertoire for the viola d'amore and, when you consider the instrument's eccentricities, it is hardly surprising.’
Italian, literally ‘viol of love’.
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