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Definition of the noun contrabass

What does contrabass mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: contrabasses

  1. largest and lowest member of the violin family

Alternative definition of the noun contrabass

noun

  1. part or section one octave lower than bass.
  2. double bass, string bass
  3. person or instrument performing the contrabass part.

Definition of the adjective contrabass

What does contrabass mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. pitched an octave below normal bass instrumental or vocal range

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Google previewDictionary of Music (1983)

by Theodore Karp

Contrabass: (1) the bass viol, the lowest member of the violin family; (2) an adjective describing an instrument with a compass an octave lower than that of the normal bass of the pertinent family. Contrabassoon, Doable bassoon: a conical ...

Google previewThe American History and Encyclopedia of Music ... (1910)

by Edward Dickinson, George Whitfield Andrews, Arthur Foote, Janet M. Green, Emil Liebling, Josephine Thrall

contrabass The double bass viol, the lowest toned member of the family of stringed instruments played with a bow. Abbr. c. b. Contrabassposaune (kon-tra-bas'-po- zow'-ne) Ger. n. Equivalent to bombardon, which see.

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Music (2013)

by Michael Kennedy, Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Joyce Kennedy

double bass (contrabass) Largest and lowestpitched of bowed string instruments, derived from the *violone. Formerly had 3 strings but ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1890)

by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland

contrabass in 2 ...

Google previewDr. Flöttmann's Scientific Encyclopedia of Dream Symbols (2012)

by Holger Bertrand Flöttmann

Contrabass A contrabass is a symbol of the feminine body. Frequency: very rare (3 dreams out of 45 000) Convent An abbey is a site of a pathogenous parental attachment and of a meager, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

signifying an octave lower than thetypical form,asin contrabass, &c.See Appendix . Contraband, kon′traband, adj.contrary to law: prohibited.—n. illegal traffic: prohibition: prohibited goods.—ns.Con′trabandism, trafficking in contraband ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Clarinetist (2014)

by Jane Ellsworth

contrabass clarinet in Bflat. Rendall's comprehensive list, encompassing both historical and modern instruments, included many more members, and is presented below. Table 1. Rendall's List of Clarinet Family Members Octave Sopranino ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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