Basra Bassariscidae

Bass

Meanings and phrases

bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; deep

bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lowest part of the musical range
  2. the lowest part in polyphonic music; bass part
  3. an adult male singer with the lowest voice; basso
  4. the lowest adult male singing voice; bass voice; basso
  5. the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
  6. nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes
  7. any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus); freshwater bass
  8. the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae; sea bass

Kentucky black bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a variety of black bass; spotted black bass; Micropterus pseudoplites

bass clarinet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large clarinet whose range is an octave below the B-flat clarinet
E.g.
  • Oakes plays both the clarinet and bass clarinet, and is a strong bass singer.
  • A reed quintet is made up of an oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bass clarinet, and bassoon.
  • Harry Carney, primarily Ellington's baritone saxophonist, occasionally doubled on bass clarinet.

bass clef

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a clef that puts the F below middle C on the fourth line of a staff; F clef

bass drum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large drum with two heads; makes a sound of indefinite but very low pitch; gran casa
E.g.
  • Like the bass drum, the hi-hat has a foot pedal.
  • The "segunda" is the bass drum.
  • His bass drum pedal is unknown.

bass fiddle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. largest and lowest member of the violin family; bass viol; bull fiddle; double bass; contrabass; string bass

bass guitar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the guitar with six strings that has the lowest pitch
E.g.
  • Yanikian played electric guitar and bass guitar.
  • Raif sang and played bass guitar for the band.
  • Lead, rhythm, and bass guitar performed by Ace Frehley

bass horn

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lowest brass wind instrument; sousaphone; tuba

bass part

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lowest part in polyphonic music; bass

bass viol

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. largest and lowest member of the violin family; bass fiddle; bull fiddle; double bass; contrabass; string bass
  2. viol that is the bass member of the viol family with approximately the range of the cello; viola da gamba; gamba

bass voice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lowest adult male singing voice; bass; basso

black bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. widely distributed and highly prized American freshwater game fishes (sunfish family)
  2. bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States; black sea bass; Centropistes striata

black sea bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bluish black-striped sea bass of the Atlantic coast of the United States; black bass; Centropistes striata

blackmouth bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small marine fish with black mouth and gill cavity; Synagrops bellus

channel bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large edible fish found off coast of United States from Massachusetts to Mexico; red drum; redfish; Sciaenops ocellatus

double bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. largest and lowest member of the violin family; bass fiddle; bass viol; bull fiddle; contrabass; string bass
E.g.
  • A three stringed double bass variant is also used.
  • 7, for double bass and orchestra, dates from 1992.
  • The double bass stands around from scroll to endpin.

figured bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played; basso continuo; continuo; thorough bass

freshwater bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus); bass
  2. North American food and game fish

ground bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a short melody in the bass that is constantly repeated

largemouth bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye; largemouth; largemouthed bass; largemouth black bass; largemouthed black bass; Micropterus salmoides
  2. flesh of largemouth bass
E.g.
  • Common fish include crappie, largemouth bass, and catfish.
  • All largemouth bass are to be released.
  • The lake is known for its crappie, largemouth bass, and striped bass fisheries.
n.
  1. a large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye; largemouth; largemouth bass; largemouthed bass; largemouthed black bass; Micropterus salmoides

largemouthed bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye; largemouth; largemouth bass; largemouth black bass; largemouthed black bass; Micropterus salmoides

largemouthed black bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large black bass; the angle of the jaw falls behind the eye; largemouth; largemouth bass; largemouthed bass; largemouth black bass; Micropterus salmoides

rock bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes; rock sunfish; Ambloplites rupestris
  2. a kind of sea bass; rock sea bass; Centropristis philadelphica
E.g.
  • Some examples are crappies, rock bass, perch, bluegill and sunfish.
  • Other fish occasionally caught on Lake Kagawong are rock bass, pumpkinseed, and catfish.
  • Fish species in the lake include smallmouth bass, lake trout, whitefish, yellow perch and rock bass.

rock sea bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a kind of sea bass; rock bass; Centropristis philadelphica

sea bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae; bass
  2. any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin

smallmouth bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye; smallmouth; smallmouthed bass; smallmouth black bass; smallmouthed black bass; Micropterus dolomieu
  2. flesh of smallmouth bass
E.g.
  • It contains cool water fish such as smallmouth bass, bluegill, and rockbass.
  • Below the spillway, coho salmon, rainbow trout, and smallmouth bass may be found.
  • Fish cribs have been dropped into the lake to provide habitat for crappies and smallmouth bass.
n.
  1. a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye; smallmouth; smallmouth bass; smallmouthed bass; smallmouthed black bass; Micropterus dolomieu

smallmouthed bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye; smallmouth; smallmouth bass; smallmouth black bass; smallmouthed black bass; Micropterus dolomieu

smallmouthed black bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a variety of black bass; the angle of the jaw falls below the eye; smallmouth; smallmouth bass; smallmouthed bass; smallmouth black bass; Micropterus dolomieu

spotted black bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a variety of black bass; Kentucky black bass; Micropterus pseudoplites

stone bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. brown fish of the Atlantic and Mediterranean found around rocks and shipwrecks; wreckfish; Polyprion americanus

string bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. largest and lowest member of the violin family; bass fiddle; bass viol; bull fiddle; double bass; contrabass
E.g.
  • in 1950 as a string bass player in a jazz club.
  • Born in Manhattan, Dowd grew up playing piano, tuba, violin, and string bass.
  • He played string bass and rhythm guitar for a western band, The Valley Ranch Boys.

striped bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States; striper
  2. marine food and game fish with dark longitudinal stripes; migrates upriver to spawn; sometimes placed in the genus Morone; striper; Roccus saxatilis; rockfish
E.g.
  • The lake is known for its crappie, largemouth bass, and striped bass fisheries.
  • Fish in Medina Lake include largemouth bass, white bass, hybrid striped bass, catfish, and carp.
  • He was one of the first to use flies to catch saltwater fish, including striped bass and rock fish.

thorough bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played; figured bass; basso continuo; continuo

yellow bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. North American freshwater bass resembling the larger marine striped bass; Morone interrupta

bass player

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These recordings feature bass player Vivien Larena.
  • He also was a bass player when he came to New York.
  • Cristina Mo returned to the band as bass player.

played bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He played bass on Keane's cover of "Under Pressure".
  • David Barbe also played bass and backing vocals.
  • Since Iorio was absent, guitarist Roldán played bass.

bass guitarist

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is currently live bass guitarist for Empyrium.
  • He is the brother of bass guitarist Oliver Holzwarth.
  • His brother Wong Ka Keung was the band's bass guitarist.

drum and bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Originally drum and bass was mostly sold in 12-inch vinyl single format.
  • V Recordings also played a large part of the development of drum and bass.
  • Album 88.5 (Atlanta) and C89.5fm (Seattle) have shows showcasing drum and bass.

playing bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He started playing bass at the age of fourteen.
  • Benny Clark is playing bass in a group named Parlour.
  • He has a progressive style of playing bass.

electric bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • According to some authors the proper term is "electric bass".
  • Victor Conte replaced Taylor on electric bass after a few concert gigs.
  • In benga, the electric bass guitar is played in a style reminiscent of the nyatiti.

bass line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Presley played the bass line including the intro.
  • The following example shows the and forms of the bass line.
  • The song contains a heavy bass line.

guitar and bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Yanikian played electric guitar and bass guitar.
  • After learning guitar and bass, he began playing in Sydney band D'Arcy.
  • He quickly branched out into learning the guitar and bass guitar as well.

play bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mike Watt of Minutemen stepped in to play bass for the 1985 show.
  • Gavin Kelso would play bass from January 2010 through April 2011.
  • Seth Lorinczi of The Golden Bears & Circus Lupus was invited to play bass.

bass lines

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • So Christer took once again the vocals, along with the bass lines.
  • This lets him play simultaneously melodies, compings and bass lines.
  • The bass lines most notably originate from sampled sources or synthesizers.

upright bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bassist Jeff Ament plays upright bass on "Glorified G".
  • Many upright bass players have contributed to the evolution of jazz.
  • Athol Guy of the Australian folk/pop group The Seekers plays an upright bass.

bass and drums

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He learned to play guitar, bass and drums.
  • After high school he played bass and drums in new wave bands.
  • His rhythm section (piano, bass and drums) was Briggs, Putnam, and Carrigan.

plays bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Noah plays bass and sings back-up vocals for the band.
  • Brugh plays bass guitar, guitar and xylophone.
  • Ole Martinsen plays bass on this recording.

bass and vocals

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • (bass and vocals).
  • In 93 Marcoz left the band, being replaced by Federico Arana, on the bass and vocals.
  • The Skunks' lineup featured Jesse Sublett on bass and vocals and Bill Blackmon on drums.

played bass guitar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Raif sang and played bass guitar for the band.
  • Jeff Stevens played bass guitar for one track.
  • From 1970 to 1971 he played bass guitar with the band Requiem.

bass players

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They select drummers and bass players for live shows.
  • Many upright bass players have contributed to the evolution of jazz.
  • For a longer list, see the "List of contemporary classical double bass players".

bass guitars

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He mainly plays Fender jazz and precision bass guitars.
  • Neck-through bodies are somewhat more common in bass guitars.
  • He played a Fender Precision bass, and also played Aria bass guitars.

bass playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Slap-style bass is sometimes used in bluegrass bass playing.
  • He attributes the continuity of the album's music to Thundercat's bass playing.
  • "Halfway to Sanity" marked the final time Dee Dee Ramone's bass playing would be featured on a Ramones album.

bass parts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bowed bass parts with a mute can have a nasal tone.
  • I put word out that I was re-recording the bass parts.
  • Some 35 survive, and they often contain very low and difficult bass parts.

new bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On February 17, Josh Portman was announced as the new bass player.
  • Trevor Speechly is the new bass player and Mike Harris is their new drummer.
  • In 2008, Michael Wilson departed the band, and new bass player Steve Reilly joined the team.

bass singer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1982, Gene's voice started changing and he became a bass singer.
  • The quartet recorded over ten projects with Gene as the bass singer.
  • – after 1587) was a French bass singer, instrumentalist, and composer.

bass and guitar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Former member Tremayne McCarthy also played bass and guitar in the original lineup.
  • Findlay is accompanied by Jules Apollinaire (also a co-producer) on keyboards, bass and guitar.
  • The song was produced by, and featured bass and guitar by Nick Lowe, with Steve Goulding on drums.

bass drums

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some drummers may use two or more bass drums or use a double bass drum pedal with a single bass drum.
  • Snare, tom-tom and bass drums are always counted; Other drums such as octobans may or may not be counted.
  • By World War I, drum kits were often marching band-style military bass drums with many percussion items suspended on and around them.

drums and bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All songs are played on the acoustic guitar, and some also include drums and bass.
  • The album was recorded in Roy's studio, and featured session players on drums and bass.
  • He notes that the song never gets boring, even when only the drums and bass are playing.
E.g.
  • In 2011 Boucher toured with McLachlan, playing bass guitar and singing vocals.
  • From the age of 15, Bailey began playing bass guitar with various Adelaide bands.
  • During rehearsals with Aviator, Jamie had his first taste of playing bass guitar.

acoustic bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The acoustic bass guitar is a low-pitched instrument that is one octave below a regular guitar.
  • "I Miss You" is an all-acoustic affair, featuring a piano, cello, acoustic bass guitar, and a "brushstroked hip-hop groove."
  • The acoustic bass guitar is a bass instrument with a hollow wooden body similar to, though usually somewhat larger than, that of a 6-string acoustic guitar.

bass fishing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kosuke Kanamaru He is a bass fishing enthusiast.
  • He is indeed, the father of bass fishing in this country.
  • Recreation includes trout fishing in the spring, and bass fishing in the summer.

bass duties

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In this band, he also performed the bass duties live.
  • For touring bass duties, Superjoint Ritual recruited Hank Williams III.
  • Anderson resumed bass duties.

vocals and bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • With Hotbed Studios (vocals and bass) as their quarters and home base, Dover recorded them at studios across New York.
  • They began touring again in the late 1990s with Flanagan on vocals and bass and Mayhew returning to the fold and eventually released "Revenge" in 2000.
  • With McKagan performing lead vocals and bass duties, Loaded's line-up consisted of guitarists Dez Cadena and Michael Barragan as well as drummer Taz Bentley.
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