- Here are entered works on continuo. Musical compositions with continuo accompaniment are entered under headings that include the term "continuo" as a medium of performance, e.g. [Trio sonatas (Violins (2), continuo).]
- Basso continuo
- Figured bass
- Thorough bass
- Through bass
- Musical accompaniment
Earlier Established Forms
Thorough bassThorough bass
- found: New Grove, 2nd ed. WWW site, Mar. 27, 2002 (Thoroughbass: the Italian and more original term "basso continuo" has now largely replaced "thoroughbass" as (1) the English term for the art of accompaniment from a figured bass line, and (2) the name or label for such a bass line when issued as an instrumental part. Basso continuo: see Continuo)
- found: New Harvard dict. mus. (thoroughbass, figured bass (Italian: basso continuo))
- found: Web. 3 (thorough bass: continuo)
- found: Amer. heritage dict., 3rd ed. (thoroughbass or thorough bass: see continuo)
Here are entered works on continuo. Musical compositions with continuo accompaniment are entered under headings that include the term "continuo" as a medium of performance, e.g. [Trio sonatas (Violins (2), continuo).]
- 2002-03-27: new
- 2002-05-24: revised
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