bull fiddle


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bull fiddle

dou′ble bass′

(beɪs)
n.
the largest instrument of the violin family, having three or, usu., four strings, rested vertically on the floor when played.
[1720–30]
dou′ble bass′ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bull fiddle - largest and lowest member of the violin familybull fiddle - largest and lowest member of the violin family
bass - the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
bowed stringed instrument, string - stringed instruments that are played with a bow; "the strings played superlatively well"
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gold-star e attract almo FoDat Musicians from around Dumfries and Galloway and as far away as Carlisle travel to The Hoose with ew everything from a penny whistle to a bull fiddle just for the craic.
Once he was free from The Big Town Playboys, Mike Sanchez set about forming his own eight-piece ensemble, recruiting Andy Silvester - surely the Midlands' most undervalued blues guitarist - a foundermember of The BTPs from 1984-90, who came to fame with 60s twelvebar merchants Chicken Shack, baby-faced Al Gare on bull fiddle, formerly Slap Happy of Brum's King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys, and, directing the three-man horn section, tenor-saxist Al Nicholls, another ex-Biscuit Boy and BTP alumnus.
Musicians from around Dumfries and Galloway and as far away as Carlisle travel e w to The Hoose with everything from a penny whistle to a bull fiddle just for the craic.