basso continuo in AZ Dictionary
- (n) See continuo.
- (n) The constant realization of equilibrium throughout a musical piece, usually by a harpsichord and/or cello. Abbreviation: bc.
- (n) A bass part written out continuously, even though the other areas of this equilibrium tend to be indicated by figures connected to the bass; proceeded bass.
- Hypernym for "basso continuo"
- bass, bass part
- Etymologically Related for "basso continuo"
- continuo, figured bass, figured bass