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Daniel L. Geiger
Amateur player, Society webmaster
7 years violin/viola lessons during elementary and highschool, Allgemeine Musikschule Basel, Mrs. H. Leisinger.
Private viola d'amore lessons since 2006, Dan Thomason, Los Angeles.
Society member since 2006.
Society webmaster since 2007.
|Viola d'amore interests
||I like the full sound quality of the viola d'amore, with its frequent use of chords and arpeggios. I favor pieces from the baroque time.
I am working on a trilingual (French, German, English) edition of Milandre's (1777) Méthod facile pour la viol d'amour.
||Professional marine biologist working on systematics and evolution of marine snails. Additional information.
Nature photography with SLR and 4x5 view camera.
Paul Hilaire, 1950. 7/7 roundback
Commissioned luthier Devin Hough (Davis, California) to build new 7/7 flat back instrument, inspired by instrument of Benedict Wagner (1723) in Basel Musikinstrumentmuseum. Additional images.
2 baroque bows by Pieter Affourtit, 2007.
Heinichen Trio-Sonata in F major. International Viola d'amore Society of America Congress, 2008, Ochsenhausen, Germany.
Halloween Benefit-Gala for Jodi-House in Santa Barbara. (Grobe Partita, Ariosti Sonata 1&2, Lezione 5, Biber)
Some translations for Viola d'amore Society of America Newsletter.
Daniel L. Geiger, Ph.D.
Research Curator of Electron Microscopy
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone (805) 682 4711 x152
fax (805) 563 0547
At the Jodi House Halloween Benefit Gala 2009