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basso ostinato

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(It., ‘obstinate bass’).

A form of ground bass in which a short bass pattern is repeated many times unchanged and above which melodic variations occur.

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basso ostinato

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.

L19 Italian (basso + ostinato). Music

A short passage usually in the bass, constantly repeated with varying melody

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basso ostinato

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(It., ‘obstinate bass’).

A form of ground bass in which a short bass pattern is repeated many times unchanged and above which melodic variations occur.

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basso ostinato

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 8 words.

Obstinate bass, i.e. ground bass.

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basso ostinato

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 27 words.

A form of *ground bass in which a short bass pattern is repeated many times unchanged and above which melodic variations occur....

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basso ostinato

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 11 words.

Obstinate bass, i.e. *ground bass.

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ostinato

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 23 words.

Obstinate, persistent. A persistent mus. phrase or rhythm. A basso ostinato is a figure in the bass which is persistently

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ostinato

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(It.).

Obstinate, persistent. A persistent mus. phrase or rhythm. A basso ostinato is a figure in the bass which is persistently repeated.

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ostinato

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 25 words.

Obstinate, persistent. A persistent musical phrase or rhythm. A basso ostinato is a figure in the bass which is persistently repeated....

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ground bass

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(It. basso ostinato, ‘obstinate bass’).

Short thematic motif in bass which is constantly repeated with changing harmonies while upper parts proceed and vary. Originated in cantus...

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Ground

Richard Hudson.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 2490 words.

A melody, usually in the bass and hence often called a ground bass (basso ostinato in Italian), recurring many times in succession, accompanied by continuous variation in the upper parts....

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Nowak, Leopold (1904 - 1991), musicologist

Rudolf Klein and Benjamin Korstvedt.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1119 words.

(b Vienna, 17 Aug 1904; d Vienna, 27 May 1991). Austrian musicologist. He studied the piano and organ at the Vienna Academy, and musicology with Adler and Lach at Vienna University...

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Phantasy Quintet

David Manning.

in Vaughan Williams on Music

November 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 272 words.

The Phantasy Quintet was written at the request of Mr W. W. Cobbett, as one of his series for various combinations of instruments. Cobbett was an amateur violinist, and a patron and...

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