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 and a principal member of the symphony orchestra.


used in:tango
used in (as contrabass):western classical
used in (as wood bass):bluegrass
derivations:electric upright bass
derived from:violone (Contra/double-bass member of the viol family)
related instruments:tololoche
part of:string quintet (ensemble of 2 violins, viola, cello and a fifth string instrument) (optional, amount: 1)
violin family (Modern violin family)
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Wikidata:Q80019 [info]
information page:ædia_Britannica/Double_Bass [info]
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