Research/
Scholarship

The Society aims to promote research and scholarship broadly related to the viola da gamba and its literature.

Journal

The centerpiece of this effort is the Journal of the VdGSA, a scholarly publication released bi-annually.

Online Database of Historical Viols

Created by Thomas MacCracken. The Online Database of Historical Viols is a searchable version of the Peter Tourin/Thomas MacCracken list of extant historical viols.

Ferrabosco Fantasias – Stylistic Observations

Created by Bruce Bellingham. The Ferrabosco fantasias resource offers analyses of all the four-part fantasias of Alfonso Ferrabosco the Younger.

Contributed Papers

An assortment of contributed papers on research on the viol and its music. Titles marked 'PPGG' were presented at the Pan-Pacific Gamba Gathering at the University of Hawaii in August 2007.