Continuo



[kuh n-tin-yoo-oh] /kənˈtɪn yuˌoʊ/

noun, plural continuos. Music.
1.
a keyboard accompanying part consisting originally of a figured bass, which in modern scores is usually realized, and serving to provide or fill out the harmonic texture.
/kənˈtɪnjʊˌəʊ/
noun (pl) -os
1.
(music)

2.
the thorough-bass part as played on a keyboard instrument, often supported by a cello, bassoon, etc

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