The Cipher for Viola da Gamba (and 6 course Lute

The Cipher for Viola da Gamba and Lute 6 and 7 string (or course) The Viols. Viola da gamba were fretted, bowed, 4, 5, 6, or 7 string instruments tuned in Perfect 4ths with a Major 3rd interval at or near the middle of the tuning pattern. This is the same tuning used on bowl-back lutes, vihuelas, violas, and other early guitars, thus very similar to present day guitar tuning (we’ll go in to