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ground bass

[beys] /beɪs/
noun, Music.
1.
a short fundamental bass part continually repeated throughout a movement.
Origin of ground bass
1690-1700
1690-1700
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British Dictionary definitions for ground bass

ground bass

/beɪs/
noun
1.
(music) a short melodic bass line that is repeated over and over again
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