Continued bass

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Continued bass (Mus) a bass continued through an entire piece of music, while the other parts of the harmony are indicated by figures beneath the bass; the same as thorough bass or figured bass; basso continuo.
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Usage

In literature:

All this was like the grave accompaniment, the deep continuous bass, upon which sang in clear notes the two hearts of the young couple.
"The Dream" by Emile Zola
The laughter exploded anew; and below this laughter, anger growled its continued bass.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
At day light Mr. Bass continued his course to the southward., with a fair breeze.
"A Voyage to Terra Australis" by Matthew Flinders
This melody, after having been delivered in unison by the basses, is taken up by the sopranos and continued with accompaniment.
"The Masters and their Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
The drone, which forms a continuous bass to the "chanter," was not an original character of the bagpipe, but appeared soon after the year 1300.
"Springtime and Other Essays" by Francis Darwin
This continued to be the opinion of geographers until 1798, when Bass discovered the strait which bears his name.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
So I listened to the treble of the cigales and the soft deep bass of the sea, and the silence continued between us.
"The Tower of Oblivion" by Oliver Onions
With the return of continuous flow and a consequent rise in turbidity, bass declined in abundance in the mainstream.
"Fish Populations, Following a Drought, in the Neosho and Marais des Cygnes Rivers of Kansas" by James Everett Deacon
Flinders continued his examination of the coast along Bass's Strait, carefully surveying Port Phillip.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

Bass guitar great Victor Wooten continues to do things his way.
Lake Erie yellow perch fishing continued to dominate the angling action around northern Ohio again this week, with good catches from the Bass Islands to Conneaut.
As work continues on the $60 million Crane Valley Dam Seismic Retrofit, concerns about the affects of the project on Bass Lake's Kokanee salmon population have been raised by fishing guide Todd Wittwer.
While the summer cornucopia of fish continues to spill forth with an abundance found nowhere else on the coast, anglers have been heard to moan about how hard it's been to find small porgies to use for bass bait.
Flower Mound High School added a bass fishing club this year as the sport continues to gain in popularity across the state.
Cliff House Stuffed Colorado Bass. Colorado Springs and Pueblo Continuous News and Weather.
Gabe handled himself like a pro while playing 'Root,' which has a distinct bass line throughout the song, continuing at times even when the guitar, drums and vocals drop out.
In bass fishing, though, the game continues even after a key opportunity is gone.
Continued heavy rainfall in the Table Rock Lake region has forced the postponement of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open until this fall.
The Cliburn Concerts continues its series of top-notch classical programs by presenting cellist Yo-Yo Ma at Bass Performance Hall on Tuesday.
As for Bass, the continuity with this group cannot be ignored.
Bass guitar great Victor Wooten continues to do things his way.
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In science:

Bass, R.F.; Perkins, E.A. (2003): Degenerate stochstic differential equations with H¨older continuous coefficients and super-Markov chains.
Strong uniqueness for a class of singular SDEs for catalytic branching diffusions
Bass and Moritz Kassmann. H¨older continuity of harmonic functions with respect to operators of variable order.
Aleksandrov-Bakelman-Pucci Type Estimates For Integro-Differential Equations
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