double bass (Contrabass of modern violin family)
~ String instrument
Known also as contrabass or upright bass, it is the largest and lowest-pitched member of the modern violin family, it is a principal member of the symphony orchestra.
|derivations:||electric upright bass|
|derived from:||violone (Contra/double-bass member of the viol family)|
|part of:||violin family (Modern violin family)|
|information page:||https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/1911_Encyclopædia_Britannica/Double_Bass [info]|