Definitions for "Double bass"
largest and lowest member of the violin family
See acoustic bass
Largest and lowest-pitched member of the bowed string family. Also called contrabass or bass viol. Example: Mahler, Symphony No.1, third movement Real Audio: 28k | 56k | About this album The double bass, the lowest member of the bowed string family, has a thick, weighty tone.
a huge cavernous box, the perfect recipe for uncontrollable feedback
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a tough nut to crack, but the engineer did a magnificent job on this instrument in particular