double bass (Contrabass of modern violin family)

~ String instrument

Description

Known also as contrabass or upright bass, it is the largest and lowest-pitched member of the modern violin family, it is a principal member of the symphony orchestra.

Relationships

derivations: electric upright bass
derived from: violone (Contra/double-bass member of the viol family)
part of: violin family (Modern violin family)
related instruments: tololoche
type of: bowed string instruments
Wikidata: Q80019 [info]
information page: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/1911_Encyclopædia_Britannica/Double_Bass [info]