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Meaning of BASSO

Pronunciation:  'basow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the lowest adult male singing voice
  2. [n]  an adult male singer with the lowest voice

BASSO is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bass, bass, bass voice
 See Also: basso profundo, singer, singing voice, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bas"so\, n. [It., fr. LL. bassus. See {Base}, a.] (Mus.)
   (a) The bass or lowest part; as, to sing basso.
   (b) One who sings the lowest part.
   (c) The double bass, or {contrabasso}.

{Basso continuo}. [It., bass continued.] (Mus.) A bass part
   written out continuously, while the other parts of the
   harmony are indicated by figures attached to the bass;
   continued bass.

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