Definition of Musical accompaniment
1. Noun. A musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts.
Generic synonyms: Part, Voice
Specialized synonyms: Descant, Discant, Vamp
Derivative terms: Accompany, Support
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musical Accompaniment
Literary usage of Musical accompaniment
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Greek Lyric Poetry: A Complete Collection of the Surviving Passages from the by George Stanley Farnell (1891)
"... I ARTICLE V musical accompaniment OF GREEK SONG IT is far from being my object in this Article to endeavour to deal with the unsatisfactory question of ..."
2. Life and Labour in the Far, Far West: Being Notes of a Tour in the Western by William Henry Barneby (1884)
"Indian Settlers—A Roman Catholic Mission—The Cree Indian Camp—Survival of Cruel Customs—A Ceremonious Reception—Indian Music—Dog Stew —musical accompaniment ..."
3. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1891)
"Comedy romantic verse with musical accompaniment; or may be sung. Lost Chord. ... Good recitation with musical accompaniment to be given before children. ..."