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alto] Ital. viola Ger. Bratsche VIOLA...

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 101 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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alto] Ital. viola Ger. Bratsche VIOLA [Fr. viole, the tenor member of the violin family. The construction of the viola is the same, but on a larger scale, as that of the violin (q.v.). The instrument is pitched a perfect fifth below the violin.
End of Article: alto] Ital. viola Ger. Bratsche VIOLA [Fr. viole

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