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ground bass meaning

  "ground bass" in a sentence
  • Noun: ground bass  grawnd bas
    1. A short melody in the bass that is constantly repeated

    Derived forms: ground basses

    Type of: bass, bass part, ostinato

    Encyclopedia: Ground bass

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  1. It could be the Russian Impressionistic equivalent of a Baroque ground bass.
  2. He was especially skilled in writing upon a ground bass.
  3. All the while, the mesmerizing ground bass continues.
  4. One of his specialties was giving his heroines " ground bass laments ".
  5. The ritornello theme has virtually become a free " ground bass " throughout.

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