He is known only through a handful of contemporary references, one of which attributes to him the innovation of adding a seventh (AA) string to the bass viol.
Jean Rousseau stated that Sainte-Colombe "perfected" the art of viol playing.
As a composer he is hardly remembered today - but if he were, it would be for his Psalm CXXVIII for solo, chorus and orchestra and other choral pieces. 121), violin and piano pieces and songs such as, Song of Consolation (1912)Estonian composer, who composition with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Aleksander Ljadov, who though a composer in a wide range of genres is best known for his piano music as well as for his pioneering work as a collector of old Estonian folk songsone of Finland's internationally most successful composers, and she also leads an international lifestyle.
He also left an orchestral suite: From The King of the Great North West, Three Silhouettes, the suite Rococo op. She first studied with Paavo Heininen at the Sibelius Academy and went on to study with Brian Ferneyhough and Klaus Huber in Freiburg.
The Concerto for Two Violins (1963) makes use of electronic amplification, resulting reportedly in "spine-chilling" sounds.
Salmenhaara also invented an instrument called the ferrophone, which remained a curiositybetter known as a conductor than as a composer, although he originally began to study conducting to be able to conduct his own music, Salonen has performed an enormous body of music as a conductor including a considerable amount of contemporary music.
In 1917 he joined the faculty of the Chicago Musical College and in 1934 he moved to the St.
Louis Institute of Music, where he remained until his death.
Leo Samama was on the board of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam as the orchestras artistic advisor (1988-1994) and was head of the orchestras artistic department as a delegate of the board (1991-1993).
Samama has also been artistic adviser of the Centrum Nederlandse Muziek (1988-1993) (an organisation that promotes Dutch music) and advisor of the broadcasting company NCRV (1992-1994)an Italian composer, organist, choirmaster and teacher.