viola (Alto of modern violin family)
~ String instrument
It is known by many names, based on the full "alto de viola da braccio": "alto", "bratsch (braccio)", "viola", etc.
It is the alto member of the modern violin family and a principal member of the symphony orchestra.
|used in:||western classical|
violoncello piccolo (for violoncello use "cello")
|part of:||piano quartet (ensemble of piano, violin, viola and cello) (amount: 1)|
string quartet (ensemble of 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola and cello) (amount: 1)
string quintet (ensemble of 2 violins, viola, cello and a fifth string instrument) (amount: 1-2)
string trio (ensemble of violin, viola and cello) (amount: 1)
violin family (Modern violin family)
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