Church Basses

Large bass-range chordophones of the violin family, made in 19th-century New England primarily for accompanying church choirs.

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24454
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300212525. The J. Paul Getty Trust.