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Bas instruments

Definition and background:

soft instruments (literally, "low," but referring to volume, not pitch), suitable for the chamber. Includes vielles, rebecs and other bowed strings, lutes and other plucked strings, recorders, etc. Antonym: haut instruments.

For more information on the music term "Bas instruments" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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