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Definition of Contrabass

Contrabass
Contrabass Con`tra*bass", n. (Mus.) The lowest stringed instrument of the violin family.
Contrabass
Contrabass Con`tra*bass", n. (Mus.) Double bass; -- applied to any instrument of the same deep range as the stringed double bass; as, the contrabass ophicleide; the contrabass tuba or bombardon.

Meaning of Contrabass from wikipedia

- Contrab**** (from Italian: contrabb****o) refers to several musical instruments of very low pitch—generally one octave below b**** register instruments. While...
- The contrab**** saxophone is the second-lowest-pitched extant member of the saxophone family proper. It is extremely large (twice the length of tubing of...
- size from piccolo to contrab**** (see pitch of br**** instruments). The cimb****o covers the same range as a tuba or a contrab**** trombone. It has three...
- The contrab**** bugle (usually shortened to contra or simply called the marching tuba) is the lowest-pitched br**** instrument in the drum and bugle corps...
- The contrab**** clarinet and contra-alto clarinet are the two largest members of the clarinet family that are in common usage. Modern contrab**** clarinets...
- The contrab**** flute is one of the rarer members of the flute family. Typically seen in flute ensembles, it is sometimes also used in solo and chamber...
- E♭ and B♭, while the Wieprecht "b****tuba" and the subsequent Cerveny contrab**** tuba were pitched in F and C (see below on pitch systems). Sax's instruments...
- The double contrab**** flute (sometimes also called the octob**** flute or subcontrab**** flute) with over 5.5 metres (18 ft) of tubing is the largest and...
- The contrab**** oboe is a double reed woodwind instrument in the key of C or F, sounding two octaves or an octave and a fifth (respectively) lower than...
- The triple contrab**** viol is a modern variant of the French octob****, which lost favor with most composers since its creation in 1850. It is an acoustic...