Definition of Accompanyist

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

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



Definition of Accompanyist

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of accompanist) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accompanyist

accompagnatos
accompanable
accompanied
accompanier
accompaniers
accompanies
accompaniment
accompaniments
accompanist
accompanists
accompany
accompanying
accompanying vein
accompanying vein of hypoglossal nerve
accompanyings
accompanyist (current term)
accompanyists
accompletive
accomplice
accomplices
accompliceship
accomplicity
accomplish
accomplishable
accomplished
accomplished fact
accomplisher
accomplishers
accomplishes
accomplishing

Literary usage of Accompanyist

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1. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"In 1806 he had made himself a fine singer, a first-rate accompanyist, and could play any score placed before him. He was pianist, maestro, and conductor of ..."

2. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1889)
"Through the influence of the last- named, he became accompanyist at the Théâtre ... In 1863 Delibes became accompanyist ftt the Opera, and soon afterwards ..."

3. The History and Fate of Sacrilege by Henry Spelman (1853)
"Each one preceded by a Chant in four parts for the use of Choir, Congregation, and accompanyist. Price 6d., or £1 per 100. A Copy by post, 8d. ..."

4. Dissertations on Subjects Relating to the "Orthodox" Or "Eastern-Catholic by William Palmer (1853)
"SIXTY-SEVEN ANCIENT CHANTS OR TONES OF THE CHURCH, Arranged in modern notation, and in four parts for the use of Choir, Congregation, and accompanyist; ..."

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