noun. a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played.
noun. ['ˈbæsoʊ'] an adult male singer with the lowest voice.
noun. ['ˈbæsoʊ'] the lowest adult male singing voice.
1. Noun Phrase Chief among these was the sophisticated use of polyphony in musical composition and “basso continuo.” Polyphony consists of simultaneous melodies or musical voices.