noun see contrabass I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • contrabassist — sə̇st noun ( s) : one who plays a contrabass instrument …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bull fiddler — noun see bull fiddle * * * bull fiddler, Informal. = contrabassist. (Cf. ↑contrabassist) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • contrabass — I. noun Etymology: Italian contrabbasso, from contra + basso bass Date: 1813 double bass • contrabassist noun II. adjective pitched lower than a bass instrument of the same type < a contrabass clarinet > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Double bass — Contrabass redirects here. For other uses, see Contrabass (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Acoustic bass guitar. For the technique used in percussion, see Double bass drum. Double Bass Side and front views of a modern double bass with a… …   Wikipedia

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