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Accompaniment is a member of the word family accompany, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.
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Definition of the noun accompaniment
What does accompaniment mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: accompaniments
- an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
- lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
- synonyms of accompaniment: attendant / co-occurrence / concomitant
- more generic terms: happening / natural event / occurrence / occurrent = an event that happens
- more specific words:
- a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonyms of accompaniment: backup / musical accompaniment / support
- more generic words: part / voice = the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
- more specific words:
- something added to complete or embellish or make perfect
- the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
Alternative definition of the noun accompaniment
- That which gives support or adds to the background in music, or adds for ornamentation.
- That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry.
- [music] A part performed by instruments, accompanying another part or parts performed by voices; the subordinate part, or parts, accompanying the voice or a principal instrument; also, the harmony of a figured bass.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Accompaniment
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The Musical Times (1918)
1, 'Of Pan we sing,' is a spirited trio, varied with solos for the parts in turn, and the accompaniment is a great feature.
of the form, the voice-parts flow along most rnelodically, and the independent pianoforte accompaniment is an added grace.
Dance Production (2015)
Design and Technology by Jeromy Hopgood
Accompaniment is the function of sound design that refers to the use of music or sound to complement the dance performance—supporting, or partnering with, the dancer. Though accompaniment is most often thought of as live musicians ...
The Broadway Song (2015)
A Singer's Guide by Mark Ross Clark
The accompaniment is a steady, sustained wholenote support in the treble, with a rhythmic pattern of dottedquarternote and eighthnote rhythms. After two phrases of the melody at the lower pitch level, between low B and Fsharp at the low end ...
The Musical World (1845)
The accompaniment is a well- conducted flow of chords dispersed into triplets, involving some new and beautiful harmony. The third, " Cottage fair," is a charmingly fresh melody, in G major, ...
by Don Michael Randel
Accompaniment bass accompaniment, but rather coexisted with it for several decades. Accompaniment. The musical background for a principal part or parts. This term is used in two somewhat different ways, one referring to manner of ...
Covering the Entire Period of Musical History from the Earliest Times to the Season of 1908-09 by Leander Jan Bekker
For three Solo Voices, Chorus, and small Orchestra; Two Arias for a Bass Voice with Orchestral Accompaniment; Two Arias to Ignaz Umlauf's Opera "Die schone Schusterin " ; Aria, " Primo amore pi- acer del del," for Soprano with Orchestral ...
Comprising the Most Important Biographical Contents of the Works of Gerber, Choron ... Together with Upwards of a Hundred Original Memoirs of the Most Eminent Living Musicians; and a Summary of the History of Music
" Six Sonatas, with Flute or Violin Accompaniment."— A. " Six Sonatas, with Flute or Violin Accompaniment," dedicated to Mrs. Phillips. — 5. " Piano-forte Duet." — 6. "Three Sonatas, Violin and Violoncello Duets," dedicated to Mrs. Chinnery.
and a summary of the history of music
" Six Sonatas, with Flute or Violin Accompaniment." — 4. " Six Sonatas, with Flute or Violin Accompaniment," dedicated to Mrs. Phillips. — 5. " Piano-forte Duet" — 6. "Three Sonatas, Violin and Violoncello Duets," dedicated to Mrs. Chinnery.
by G. Johannes Botterweck, Helmer Ringgren
The verb zamaru in all stems refers to the action of singing, with or without instrumental accompaniment.5 The G stem represents this action as casual, the D stem probably as habitual or even professional.6 As derivatives we find the nouns ...
Learn How to Play Guitar Chords by Alfred d'Auberge, Morton Manus
Contents HOW TO HOLD THE GUITAR Inside Front Cover HOW TO TUNE THE GUITAR 3 GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH MUSIC 4 NOTE VALUES 5 CHORD ACCOMPANIMENT WITH BASS NOTES 30 CHORD ACCOMPANIMENT WITH ...
Accompaniment. Organ and formed, and never left to be guessed at by the organist Music through the puzzling and uncertain signs of a mere figured M symphony for a grand Orchestra, formed entirely from the preceding counterpoint. "l Reicha ...
by Theodore Libbey
To be sung without instrumental accompaniment. accelerando (It.) Becoming faster. A particularly ...
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- Accompaniment Meaning
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- DEATH THREATS - Adult Accompaniment Recommended: Language.
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- A Noun Is A Person Place Or Thing Accompaniment
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In Christ Alone- with sign language and piano accompaniment
Quotes about Accompaniment
In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value, this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates a sort of accompaniment to the signified. (Roman Jakobson)
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1M3P3A1N1I1M3E1N1T1
The value of this 13-letter word is 23 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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