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bass viol

bass viol. Member of the viol group of str. instr. Often called viola da gamba, ‘leg viol’, because it is held as the vc. is. Also an old-fashioned name for the double bass.

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bass viol

bass viol (bās vī´əl), properly, the largest instrument of the viol family. The term now refers most often to the double bass.

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lyra viol

lyra viol. Small bass viol.

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