Wednesday, February 17, 2016

bass & bassoon

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

"But somewhat dangerous to navigation," boomed Richard, in the bass, like the bassoon to the flourish of his wife's violin. 

Definition

bass:
1. the lowest part in instrumental or vocal part music;
2. a singing voice of the lowest range, or somebody with that voice;
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bassoon:
a musical instrument of the woodwind group. It is shaped like a large wooden tube with a double reed that you blow into, and produces notes with a low sound.

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