bass viol


Definition of bass viol

Examples of bass viol in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most of the pieces sung by Davies were arranged for viol consort by Richard Boothby, co-founder of Fretwork and one of its bass viol players. Washington Post, 17 Oct. 2019 Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F. Andy Canepa, Hallifax & Jeffrey Organ; bass viol duo. Chronicle Staff Report, San Francisco Chronicle, 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of bass viol

circa 1616, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bass viol was circa 1616

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“Bass viol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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