ground bass meaning
- Noun: ground bass grawnd bas
- A short melody in the bass that is constantly repeated
Derived forms: ground basses
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- It could be the Russian Impressionistic equivalent of a Baroque ground bass.
- He was especially skilled in writing upon a ground bass.
- All the while, the mesmerizing ground bass continues.
- One of his specialties was giving his heroines " ground bass laments ".
- The ritornello theme has virtually become a free " ground bass " throughout.