from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
figured bass(which see, under bass).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun music The continuous realization of
harmonythroughout a musical piece, usually by a harpsichordand/or cello. Abbreviation: bc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Italian, continuous bass.]
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