Continued bass


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(Mus.) a bass continued through an entire piece of music, while the other parts of the harmony are indicated by figures beneath the bass; the same as thorough bass or figured bass; basso continuo.

See also: Continued

References in classic literature ?
Some moments after his continued bass supported the captain's baritone.
The Best of the Rest list has the two-word form CONTINUED BASS.