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continuo

1. Music
a. a shortened form of basso continuo (see thorough bass)
b. (as modifier): a continuo accompaniment
2. the thorough-bass part as played on a keyboard instrument, often supported by a cello, bassoon, etc.
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80-81) is a simple duet by Lully for two sopranos and continuo in G minor, in triple meter, gracious and slow, and in binary form.
Castelain correcdy states that "organo" was used in a generic way to indicate the presence of any chordal continuo instrument.
Basso continuo is a technique of accompaniment according to a numbered bass.
In the third section Kendrick moves to a discussion of the music, styles, and genres, providing a detailed description of how Milanese composers worked with the polychoral or cori spezzati style, most often connected with Venice and Rome, and also how certain composers cultivated the new sacred concerto style, in which voices were accompanied by instruments and basso continuo.
Once Tesco had completed its conversion programme of about 450 One Stop stores, Leahy said he expected Tesco would continuo to add about 50 to 75 more Express stores per year and he added: "I believe there is potential for more than 1,000 Express stores in the UK.
A medida que la tecnologia sigue evolucionando, las instituciones financieras de America Latina pueden esperar un flujo continuo de nuevas herramientas y aplicaciones que mejoran sus operaciones internas al tiempo que sirven las dinamicas necesidades de su clientela.
Sallie Wilson, a specialist in Tudor works, staged Judgment of Paris and Gala Performance; and Donald Mahler, who had worked with Tudor during the great choreographer's years with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, staged Dark Elegies and Continuo.
Typically these compositions in concertato style called for one or two trumpets, eight or nine soloists, two choirs (one four-part and one five-part choir), and a large group of strings and continuo instruments that included the two historical organs (the oldest one from 1475, the "new" one from 1596).
The other stand-out performance was in the pit: beginning with an electric account of the overture, conductor Anthony Negus kept the score springy and taut, with some spirited orchestral playing - Cameron Burns' bravura harpsichord continuo deserves special mention.
He also maintains a national profile as an organist and a continuo player.
Although Marie-Eve Scarfone, known primarily as a rehearsal pianist, orchestra musician and continuo player, produces a lovely sound, her accompaniments are somewhat anemic in this regard.
It is certainly interesting that retouches were carried out in the difficult parts of the high Baroque trumpets and that timpani and harpsichord continuo were left out.

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