Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun music A musical notation in which intervals, chords and harmonizations are indicated by numbers written below a given bass note.

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

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From the numerals written underneath the notes.]

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.