string bass

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Recent Examples on the Web Like his sisters, Pete Docter, of Piedmont, Calif., trained early in classical music — first the violin, then string bass. Mary Lynn Smith, Star Tribune, 2 June 2021 His mother played piano, and, after studying the cornet in high school, Gene taught himself the string bass. New York Times, 8 Jan. 2021 Carrie and Brian Kulas stood outside of the polling place at Lincoln Park for District 8 in Manitowoc, playing the violin and the string bass, respectively, for two hours Tuesday morning. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Nov. 2020 Carrie Kulas on violin and her husband, Brian, on string bass, serenaded voters for two hours outside the Lincoln Park polling place in Manitowoc. Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3 Nov. 2020 But the string bass is also the lowest of the orchestra’s stringed instruments, and bears aural associations of masculinity. Philip Kennicott, Washington Post, 4 Mar. 2020 Accompanied by a flirty pianist, string bass player and drummer, the Countess sang a couple of classic standards. Beth Spotswood, SFChronicle.com, 26 June 2018 The 18-member string orchestra with its sections of violin, viola, cello and string bass were joined by Jiayi He, a master of the harmonica. Denise Coffey, Courant Community, 21 June 2018 During the recording session, guitarist Grady Martin’s six-string bass guitar was being run through a console with a defective transformer. Terence Mcardle, Washington Post, 30 May 2018

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1882, in the meaning defined above

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“String bass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/string%20bass. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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