"Continuo" is short for “basso continuo” or “continuous bass”. It is the foundation of Baroque concerted music (Terry points out there are similarities with jazz improvisation, which assumes a common harmonic framework to work against).
Terry discusses Figured Bass, The Continuo Code, Inflections, Stylistic considerations and gives various examples
Thanks Tery for taking the time and trouble to write this tutorial whic is sure to be a help to many GPO users. And thanks also to Bill Pearson for his useful suggestions.
Once again, Terry has produced a fantastic and informative tutorial on how to acheive more realistic renderings in the GPO School of Music!. These insights really help. The examples are great! Terry always has useful tips that will benefit you in your attempts at realism.
Thanks Terry and Gary for posting this.
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