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Accompanist

Definition of the noun accompanist

What does accompanist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accompanists

  1. a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)

Alternative definition of the noun accompanist

noun

  1. The performer in music who takes the accompanying part.

Film

"Accompanist" a.k.a. "The Accompanist" is a 1992 French film directed by Claude Miller from a novel by Nina Berberova, and starring Romane Bohringer, Yelena Safonova and Richard Bohringer.

Characters

  1. Accompanist is a fictional character from the 2012 film 21 Jump Street.
  2. Accompanist is a fictional character from the 2006 film Step Up.

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Google previewProducing Excellence (2015)

The Making of Virtuosos by Izabela Wagner

These costs are difficult to cover for young violinists, as the following excerpt from an interview with a twentyyearold violinist illustrates: “The accompanist is a big problem, because we need to work a lot with the piano, and we need to put ...

Google previewThe Dynamic Teeners of the 21st Century Iv ' 2005 Ed.

The accompanist is an integral part of the composition. Poetry and music are intimately fused in the art song. Strophic and Through-Composed Song Strophic song form is a song that uses the same music for each stanza of the poem. This form ...

Google previewThe Art of Flamenco (2005)

by D. E. Pohren

On the surface this seems true, but among informed aficionados the outstanding accompanist is the recognized (if hungry) maestro. Peculiarities of Flamenco Guitar Playing. There are two practices that immediately distinguish a flamenco from ...

Google previewThe Dynamic Teeners of the 21st Century Iv Tm' 2005 Ed.

The accompanist is an integral part of the composition. Poetry and music are intimately fused in the art song. Strophic and Through-Composed Song Strophic song is a form that used the same music for each stanza of the poem, common to all ...

Google previewDance Production (2015)

Design and Technology by Jeromy Hopgood

Accompanist: The Accompanist is a musician who plays music for classes or rehearsal. Most frequently Accompanists play piano or percussion instruments. This individual should be aware of the specific needs and protocols for the dance ...

Google previewBreaking Through (1997)

From Rock to Opera : the Basic Technique of Voice by Gloria Bennett

An accompanist is a person with the ability to follow and support a vocalist, in order to help them give the most secure, relaxed performance of which they are capable. The good accompanist never overshadows the vocalist, but is a team ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

accompanist /a' kAmpanist/ noun: accompanists An accompanist is a person who plays a musical ...

Google previewMusical America (1919)

The accompanist is the one professional who does the greatest amount of work with least amount of recognition and usually with the least remuneration. It is difficult to raise the standard of accompanying because there is no incentive for the ...

Google previewThe Music Magazine-musical Courier (1920)

The accompanist is the one professional who does the greatest amount of work with the least amount of recognition and usually with the least remuneraton. It is difficult to raise the standard of accompanying because there is no incentive for ...

Google previewBerkshire Encyclopedia of Human-computer Interaction (2004)

by William Sims Bainbridge

In most cases these systems assume that both the live player and the computerized accompanist play from a musical score and that the live musician plays a monophonic (single voice) instrument. There are, however, many variations ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

accompanist. is now the standard form of the word for 'a person who plays a musical accompaniment'. The secondary form accompanyist, used by Dickens, is now occasionally encountered in AmE. Some classical musicians dislike the term ...

Google previewAmerican History and Encyclopedia of Music (1910)

by William Lines Hubbard

1842- Contemporary English organist, who has won special distinction as an accompanist and who for several years was...

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the Indian subcontinent (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice

an accompanist on a melody-producing instrument, a drummer, and one or two ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Music and Musicians of Finland (1997)

by Ruth-Esther Hillila, Barbara Blanchard Hong

the first Finnish accompanist to reach international fame, pianist , ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Three Thousand Musical Terms, etc. (Third edition, revised by J. A. Hamilton.). (1840)

by Thomas BUSBY

An accompanist. AccoMPANIMENT. A distinct instrumental part; an addition accessary to the general effect. Accomp. The abbreviation of Accompaniment. See that word. AccoMPANIMENT AD LIBITUM.

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1M3P3A1N1I1S1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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