bass part

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Noun1.bass part - the lowest part in polyphonic music
part, voice - the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; "he tried to sing the tenor part"
ground bass - a short melody in the bass that is constantly repeated
basso continuo, continuo, figured bass, thorough bass - a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played
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He is playing a bass part upon his cello, and so the excitement is nothing to him; no matter what happens in the treble, it is his task to saw out one long-drawn and lugubrious note after another, from four o'clock in the afternoon until nearly the same hour next morning, for his third of the total income of one dollar per hour.
Tom Ibarra knows how to surround himself with talented musicians and in one of his compositions called "Borderless Fusion", he entrusted the performance of the drum to the Hungarian musician Gergo Borlai and the bass part to the Italian Federico Malaman.
Because the bass part is played on the higher register of the E.
2 (1685), the bass part is for "violone, o cimbalo." Furthermore, contemporaneous bass parts in sonate da camera for the violin were rarely dedicated to one specific instrument, and were usually labeled with the generic term "basso" or for "violone e/o spinetta." Nevertheless, the copyist who completed I-Af MS 177 might have changed the terminology or added "violoncello," thereby following eighteenth-century practice.
A The War reached Solidarity bass part work out Possibly worst of all, Mariah Carey turned it into a dance tune with a new arrangement, calling it Auld Lang Syne (The New Year's Anthem) in 2010 for her album Merry Christmas II You.
The typesetting is clean and offers some convenient aspects, including a written out harpsichord part (versus figured bass), a double bass part that is not just a duplication of the cello, and printable PDF solo and orchestral parts included on a CD.
Vocal fry is found in the bass part of some types of gospel songs, and languages such as Jalapa Mazatec in the Mexican state of Oaxaca use vocal fry to change the meaning of words.
Then I'll be, like, 'Michael, will you play this bass part on live bass, like this, really funky, with a walk-down here, and bring it up for the chorus?' Or whatever.
I particularly enjoyed an extended cadenza in which Pine effectively played both the bass part and the melody at once on his bass clarinet.
The final cut takes the ghost band concept a step further, with Jaco himself playing the bass part in the form not of a spectre, but rather a studio tape.
The repetition of the opening material of the composition in this section pits the thirty-second note figure, which now comes before the b motive, against the dotted sixteenth figures in the bass part (score page 2, systems 3 and 4).
Although it was Harrison who wrote and sang the song, it was McCartney who had a starring role with the bass part and the guitar solo he provided for the Revolver track.