Re: Bass vs Contrabass

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Posted by Benjamin Schardt on January 30, 2001 at 12:42:54:

In Reply to: Bass vs Contrabass posted by Payne on January 30, 2001 at 12:36:38:

BBb and CC are contrabass and F and Eb are bass. The double BBb differentiates the contrabass instrument from Bb tenor (piccolo) and C tenor instruments, or euphoniums. I guess if you really wanted to use standard octave indication, the contrabass instruments would be called Bb1 and C1, and euphoniums would be Bb2, but I guess that's just unecessary, isn't it?

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