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Use a well spaced writing technique. Especially between Bass and Tenor. Remember that in a modern SATB choir, Soprano and Tenor are the brighter voices and Alto and Bass the darker. So you have not a timbral continuum from Bass to Soprano. This is very important when you want to write a transparent texture.


Write higher. People commonly write the tenor part too low, which then forces the bass even lower, into a quieter part of their range (it doesn't help that usually most of the members of the bass section are not true basses, but rather baritones without good control of their upper range).

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