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Definition of Contrabasso

contrabasso
Basso Bas"so, n. [It., fr. LL. bassus. See Base, a.] (Mus.) (a) The bass or lowest part; as, to sing basso. (b) One who sings the lowest part. (c) The double bass, or contrabasso. Basso continuo. [It., bass continued.] (Mus.) A bass part written out continuously, while the other parts of the harmony are indicated by figures attached to the bass; continued bass.
Contrabasso
Contrabasso Con`tra*bas"so, n. [It. contrabasso.] (Mus.) The largest kind of bass viol. See Violone.

Meaning of Contrabasso from wikipedia

- The double b****, also known simply as the b**** (or by other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed (or plucked) string instrument in the modern...
- cambiale di matrimonio et Adelaide di Borgogna) Sinfonia "obbligata a contrab****o" (1807–10) Variazzioni di clarinetto (1809) Quartetto per flauto, clarinetto...
- (violino) Viola (altviol, bratsche) Cello (violoncello) Double b**** (contrab****o) Variants on the standard members of the violin family include Viola...
- staff line a third lower than usual. (A second possible set of clefs, in contrab****o, places each staff line a third higher; this is less common outside of...
- Songs Without Words book 3 by Felix Mendelssohn Duetto per Violoncello e Contrab****o, by Gioachino Rossini (1824) Duetto, for strings by William Blezard (1921-2003)...
- Finland.[citation needed] Contrab****o con amore FINLANDIA RECORDS (Warner) 4509-95605-2 Contrab****o con bravura 4509-97894-2 Contrab****o con sentimento 4509-97894-2...
- Violoncello n.0 (1925) Concerto per Arpa (1947) Divertimento Concertante per Contrab****o e Orchestra (1968–73) Concerto per Violoncello n.1 (1972) Concerto per...
- Luigi Rossi, to whom he would later dedicate his Tre grandi duetti per contrab****o. Only four years later, a surprisingly short time by the standards of...
- Tchaikovsky, as well as the world premiere of Valentino Bucchi's Il contrab****o. May 20 – "Rock Around the Clock" is released as the B-side of "Thirteen...
- rare b****, possibly the only surviving example of a cl****ical violone contrab****o with a six-hole peg box, was discovered by the Roman master luthier and...
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