stops at each framed piece of art or memorabilia on the walls, explaining the story behind them all.
Skampa Quartet (Helena Jirikovska, Adela Stajnochrova - violins, Radim Sedmidubsky - viola
, Lukas Polak -violoncello), Krzysztof Chorzelski - viola
Em uma das cenas, apresenta um dos personagens acomodado em seu descanso embalado pelo "som da viola
de tres cordas" cantando livremente "monotonas modulacoes de umas chulas e modinhas" (p.
The finest viola
in existence - the 'Macdonald' Viola
by Antonio Stradivari (1644 - 1737) - is being sold in a sealed bid process.
New York, March 28 ( ANI ): A rare Stradivari viola
is expected to sell for 45 million dollars at auction.
Of all the instruments made by him, violas
are by far the rarest - only ten survive, while his output during his long career included 600 violins and 50 cellos.
When we think of violas
, the bedding varieties that are sold in packs of six at the supermarket or garden centre often come to mind first.
To fulfill the need for violas
by the Moravian settlements, members built the instruments themselves.
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IF you want some pretty, dainty plants for your spring patio pots or to put at the front of borders or to add to a courtyard setting, violas
are now widely available in garden centres in a myriad of colours.
are surely some of the most beautiful, yet modest of small plants, at one time associated with the humility and gentleness of the Virgin Mary and in pre-Christian times strewn on to graves.
There is a fair selection of hardy plants that can offer attractive foliage/berries/flowers for some of this time but if you''re looking for a plant that is going to flower right through winter then pansies and violas
are in a league of their own.
was written by the English composer, George Benjamin in 1996 and is a tour de force for two unaccompanied violas
So, which Violas
are worthy of a space in our gardens?
The next time you stock up on seeds or cell-packs of blooming violas
, you can thank people like Jason Jandrew, a plant breeder at Goldsmith Seeds in Gilroy, California.