Definition of Accompanist

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

Exact synonyms: Accompanyist
Generic synonyms: Instrumentalist, Musician, Player
Derivative terms: Accompany



Definition of Accompanist

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

Definition of Accompanist

1. Noun. (context: music) The performer in music who takes the accompanying part. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Accompanist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accompanist

accommodator
accommodators
accomodate
accomodating
accomodation
accomodator
accompagnato
accompagnatos
accompanable
accompanied
accompanier
accompaniers
accompanies
accompaniment
accompaniments
accompanist (current term)
accompanists
accompany
accompanying
accompanying vein
accompanying vein of hypoglossal nerve
accompanyings
accompanyist
accompanyists
accompletive
accomplice
accomplices
accompliceship
accomplicity
accomplish

Literary usage of Accompanist

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1. Essentials in Conducting by Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1919)
"The unskilful or unsympathetic accompanist may utterly ruin the effect of the most capable conducting; and the worst of it is that if the accompanist is ..."

2. Choir and Chorus Conducting: A Treatise on the Organization, Management by Frederick William Wodell (1901)
"A good accompanist is a rarity. The accompanist for a choir or choral society ... such an one to a satisfactory state of efficiency as a choral accompanist. ..."

3. What Every Singer Should Know by Millie Ryan (1910)
"THE accompanist. I FIND that only about one in every hundred, who study voice culture, are able to accompany themselves on the piano. ..."

4. The Art of Accompanying by Algernon H. Lindo (1916)
"CHAPTER IH TECHNIQUE AND REPERTOIRE The next qualification for the accompanist-student is an ample technique, which must be acquired through a complete and ..."

5. The Canadian Album: Men of Canada : Or, Success by Example, in Religion by William Cochrane, John Castell Hopkins, W. J. Hunter (1895)
"From 1884-87, he taught music at the Hochelaga Convent, and since 1885, has been organist of the Church of the Messiah, and accompanist to the Montreal ..."

6. The Life of Johannes Brahms by Florence May (1905)
"... accompanist—Concerts at Winsen, Celle, Luneburg, and Hildesheim—Musical parties in 1853—Leipzig and Weimar—Robert Schumann—Joseph Joachim. ..."

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