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ID: 300042225
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300042225

 

Record Type: concept
violas (instruments) (violin family instruments, fiddles, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Alto members of the violin family tuned a fifth below the violin; it is structurally identical with the violin but of longer body and string length.
 
Terms:
violas (instruments) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
violas (instruments) (Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
viola (instrument) (C,U,LC,English,AD,U,SN)
viola (instrument) (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
violas da bracchia (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
violas da braccio (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
viole da braccio (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
中提琴 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
zhōng tí qín (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
zhong ti qin (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
chung t'i ch'in (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
altviolen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
altviool (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
alto (C,U,French-P,AD,U,MSN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Sound Devices (hierarchy name)
........ Sound Devices (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of sound devices (equipment)
............ sound devices (equipment) (G)
Hierarchy of <sound devices by acoustical characteristics>
................ <sound devices by acoustical characteristics> (G)
Hierarchy of chordophones
.................... chordophones (G)
Hierarchy of lutelike chordophones
........................ lutelike chordophones (G)
Hierarchy of lutelike chordophones: bowed
............................ lutelike chordophones: bowed (G)
Hierarchy of fiddles
................................ fiddles (G)
Hierarchy of violin family instruments
.................................... violin family instruments (G)
Hierarchy of violas (instruments)
........................................ violas (instruments) (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 指小提琴家族的中音樂器,較小提琴低一個五度音程。中提琴的琴身結構類似小提琴,但琴身和琴弦較小提琴長。 
Dutch ..... Violen, een kwint lager gestemd de meest voorkomende en hooggestemde viool uit de vioolfamilie, qua bouw daaraan identiek, maar met groter klankkast en langere snaren. 
Spanish ..... Miembros de registro alto de la familia del violín afinados una quinta bajo el violín; idénticos en estructura a éste, pero de cuerpo más largo y mayor longitud de cuerdas 

Related concepts:
used by ....  violists (instrumentalists)
............  (stringed instrumentalists, instrumentalists, ... People (hierarchy name)) [300235045]

Sources and Contributors:
中提琴............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  國立編譯館學術名詞資訊網
...........  大英百科全書線上繁體中文版
...........  簡明音樂詞典
alto............  [AASLH, CHIN / RCIP]
...........  AASLH data (2016-)
...........  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
...........  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/10788; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
...........  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 10788
altviolen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Algemene muziekencyclopedie (1961)
altviool............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Algemene muziekencyclopedie (1961)
chung t'i ch'in............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.............................  TELDAP database (2009-)
viola (instrument)............  [AASLH Preferred, CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP Preferred, VP]
...................................  AASLH data (2016-)
...................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
...................................  Chenhall, Revised Nomenclature (1988)
...................................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
...................................  Dewey, Sistema de Clasificación Decimal Dewey e Índice Relativo (2000) 793
...................................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) II:1532
...................................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/10788; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
...................................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 10788
violas (instruments)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
...................................  AATA database (2002-) 130311 checked 26 January 2012
...................................  Bessaraboff, Ancient European Musical Instruments (1944) IND
...................................  Marcuse, Musical Instruments Dictionary (1975) definition source
...................................  Sadie, New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (1984) illustration, Vol. 3, 753
violas da bracchia............  [VP]
...................................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
...................................  Personal Communication List from BMFA from Sam Quigly, 2/28/92; spelt that way on his list.
violas da braccio............  [VP]
................................  Arnold, New Oxford Companion to Music (1983) used 17th c. for violins in general; 17th c. became identified with violas
................................  Marcuse, Musical Instruments Dictionary (1975) 16th & 17th c. designation for violin family; during 17th, became reserved for alto instr, our viola
................................  Randel, New Harvard Dictionary of Music (1986) 16th & 17th c, bowed instrs played on the arm, thus violin family; see also violas
viole da braccio............  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961) plural form
zhong ti qin............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
zhōng tí qín............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......................  TELDAP database (2009-)
 
Subject: .....  [AASLH, AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AASLH data (2016-)
............  AATA database (2002-) 130311 checked 26 January 2012
............  Algemene muziekencyclopedie (1961)
............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/10788; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... TELDAP database (2009-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Algemene muziekencyclopedie (1961)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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