Finally, Arcomelos also appears as a larger group, sometimes with a singer,
performing relatively seldom heard ensemble music from the 17th and 18th centuries, including music by
Biber, Schmelzer, and members of the Bach family.
You can see sample programmes in all four combinations by following the "Programmes" link above (or below, or just click here!).
As for our name, Arco (Italian) bow, melos (Greek)
song, melody. Hence Arcomelos, "to sing with the bow", or "the melodious bow".
Also, most certainly not coincidentally, Arcomelo was Arcangelo Corelli's membership name
in the Arcadian Academy in Rome.