Bass (sound)

  • bass voice range.[1]
    alberti bass in mozart's piano sonata, k 545 opening. about this soundplay 

    bass (s/ bayss) (also called bottom end)[2] describes tones of low (also called "deep") frequency, pitch and range from 16 to 256 hz (c0 to middle c4) and bass instruments that produce tones in the low-pitched range c2-c4. they belong to different families of instruments and can cover a wide range of musical roles. since producing low pitches usually requires a long air column or string, and for stringed instruments, a large hollow body, the string and wind bass instruments are usually the largest instruments in their families or instrument classes.

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Alberti bass in Mozart's Piano Sonata, K 545 opening. About this soundPlay 

Bass (s/ BAYSS) (also called bottom end)[2] describes tones of low (also called "deep") frequency, pitch and range from 16 to 256 Hz (C0 to middle C4) and bass instruments that produce tones in the low-pitched range C2-C4. They belong to different families of instruments and can cover a wide range of musical roles. Since producing low pitches usually requires a long air column or string, and for stringed instruments, a large hollow body, the string and wind bass instruments are usually the largest instruments in their families or instrument classes.