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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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A Magazine of Catholic Literature
The accompaniment is an able one, and is as full of fire as the vocal score. It gives good scope for dramatic instinct and is worthy of the attention of all eood baritones and tenors. No. II. contains in one small sheet of music, splendidly gotten up, ...
A Film Score Guide by Nicholas W. Reyland
Instead of the chattering of castanets, the accompaniment is an oddly rhythmic clicking of puppy noises. The Old Judge implies that Valentine's disgust made him turn The Bloom of Life: Red 351.
by P. Lasersohn
Social accompaniment is a non-logical notion which is not amenable to a formal definition in model-theoretic terms. We will take it simply as primitive. Let us suppose that a distinguished subclass of events occur “in the company” of one or ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
by George Grove
ACCOMPANIMENT. This term is applied to any subsidiary part or parts, whether vocal or instrumental, that are added to a melody, or to a musical composition in a greater number of parts, with a view to the enrichment of its general effect ...
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.
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 ...
And a Summary of the History of Music
“Sir Sonatas, with Flute or Violin Accompaniment,” dedicated to Mrs. Phillips-5. “ Pianoforte Duet.”—6. “Three Sonatas, Violin and Violoncello Duets,” dedicated to Mrs. Chinnery.—7. “Three Sonatas.”—8. “Three Sonatas.”—9. “Three Sonatas.
(A.D. 1450-1889) by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland
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we know-ledge Thee to be the Lord TT The early organ parts contained very few if any directions as to the amount of organ tone to be used by way of accompaniment.
by Theodore Libbey
To be sung without instrumental accompaniment. accelerando (It.) Becoming faster. A particularly ...
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Alex Cuba and Royal Wood join in as Reid Jamieson performs on the Sun Stage.
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- Accompaniment II
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- Accompaniment to a Meal
Singing for some supper, maybe?
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- Accompaniment Meaning
Video shows what accompaniment means. A part, usually performed by instruments, that gives support or adds to the background in music, or adds for ...
- DEATH THREATS - Adult Accompaniment Recommended: Language.
The same loudest perpetrator is somewhat easier to hear in the following...
- 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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