The bottle of wine is a nice touch, and he looks grumpy enough to need it. Does he have a corkscrew hidden behind that gamba?
This entry was posted on June 29, 2011 by awkward offstage. It was filed under soloists and was tagged with awkward lack of clothing, awkward poses, compromising position, don't smile, early music, gamba, outdoors.
This guy looks like he lost a bet.
June 29, 2011 at 3:15 pm
OMG! Your caption is a win.
June 29, 2011 at 3:31 pm
I believe this was taken for a Viola da Gamba Society of America calendar as a fundraiser/joke the year the movie Calendar Girls came out….
July 17, 2011 at 3:52 pm
Yes, this is part of a joke VDGSA calendar – not a serious pic!
July 22, 2011 at 12:13 am
Ah, the famous early music sense of humour.
July 28, 2011 at 12:02 am
I didn’t mean to look so grouchy. Oh, well. Next time I’ll try to smile or something.
August 5, 2011 at 1:35 pm
I thought it was meant to be sultry, not grouchy.
August 19, 2011 at 6:07 am
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Plus, it is JMR’s Turner viol from the 17th century – a gorgeous instrument (both in sound and sight)
March 18, 2013 at 8:44 pm
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