Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bach
IPA transcription: [b'ɑk]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bachelor, bach
    Meaning: lead a bachelor's existence
Usage examples
  • No, Mr. Carter is playing by himself--This is BACH," she whispered, as Mr. Carter played the first bars.
  • Dr. Riemann writes of him, "From Bach he inherited the depth, from Haydn, the humor, from Mozart, the charm, from Beethoven, the strength, from Schubert, the intimateness of his art.
  • By means of a generous employment of free counterpoint, in other words a kind of polyphony in which the various voices use different melodies in harmonious combination, he gained a potent auxiliary in his cunning workmanship, and emphasized the folly of rejecting the contrapuntal experiences, of, for instance, a Sebastian Bach. Musical instruments, as well as musical materials, were his servants in developing the glowing fancies of his marvelously constructive brain.